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Thin Spelt Pancakes
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Contributed by: Tricia BlankAdded: Dec 19, 2011 at 10:26 AM


My children enjoy these dry on the way to school, but also like them with syrup and other toppings.Note: works well with up to 1/2 of the flour as mixture of grains; such as Buckwheat, Oat, Rye, Barley, Rice.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Breakfast
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons flax meal
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil light tasting
  • 2 Tablespoons creamy honey, or agave
  • 2 cups vanilla almond milk (rice milk for Type O secretor)
  • 2 cups whole spelt flour (kamut for Type O secretor)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla, or almond
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder, only one if double acting
How to make it:
  1. Blend together eggs, flax, oil, and honey until creamy.
  2. Add milk and dry ingredients.
  3. Mix until well combined.
  4. Pour about 1/4 cup per pancake into frying pan or onto griddle.
  5. Shake pan to thin out pancakes, almost like crepes.
  6. Cook on Medium - High until bubbles are done popping. Then flip and allow to cook until well browned on other side.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Flax Seed (Linseed)2 B B N N N N B N
Olive Oil1 ,3 B B B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk2 N N B B B B N N
Almond Milk1 ,2 N N N N N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vanilla- N N N N N N N A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...2 ,3 N N B B N N N N
Buckwheat/Kasha3 B N A A A A N A
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A
Rye Flour (whole rye)2 ,3 B B B B A A N N
Oat Flour2 ,4 B N B B B N N A
Barley2 ,4 N N N N N N A A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Almond Extract1 ,2 N N A A A A N N
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Honey1 N N N A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be common allergens.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Mar 30, 2013 at 10:42 PM By: ABJoe