Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Barley Spelt Bread for Breadmaker
7 votes


This is a really yummy recipe using rolled barley that replaces wheat based breads.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • For a 1 lb loaf
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1 T canola oil
  • 1 1/2 T honey
  • 1 t salt
  • 1/3 c cooked barley
  • 2 1/2 c spelt flour (12 ounces)
  • 2 T powdered whey
  • 1 1/2 t active dry yeast (I use fast acting and cook on rapid cook setting)
How to make it:
  1. Put the ingredients in the bread pan in the order listed, or in the reverse order if the manual for you machine calls for the dry ingredients first and liquids last.
  2. Select Basic Wheat Cycle, Light Setting (or the equivalent setting for you machine).
  3. Push start.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Barley1 ,2 N N N N N N A A
Spelt Flour/Products1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
[1] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 28, 2007 at 04:29 PM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Sep 29, 2007 at 09:57 AM By: Father Tiresias