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Spelt & Oat Flour Pancakes
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Spelt & Oat Flour Pancakes (taste like buckwheat pancakes).

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (7 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (8 beneficials)
  • Type B (6 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Breakfast
  • 1-1/2 cups flour (1 cup spelt, 1/2 cup oat) [or BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar [or BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup liquid: water, juice, milk, or buttermilk diluted with water
  • 1/4 cup sour cream [or soft silken tofu]
  • Flavorings of choice: cardamom, nutmeg, allspice, lemon peel, or vanilla
  • 2 Tablespoons applesauce, olive oil, or ghee

    Optional Ingredients:

    raisins, grated apple, or sliced banana
How to make it:
  1. Preheat griddle to 400 degrees.
  2. Sift all dry ingredients together.
  3. Beat egg, add sour cream, beat again, add liquid, and sweetener.
  4. Add applesauce and/or oil or ghee to the wet ingredients.
  5. Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ones.
  6. Put a dollop onto the griddle.
  7. Turn when bubbles appear in the pancake and the edges look dry.
  8. These keep well refrigerated or frozen.


  9. I throw a refrigerated one in my Toast-R-Oven and put jam on it for a snack.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Milk (Goat)- N A B B B B A A
Milk (Cow-Whole)- A A A A B N A A
Rice Milk2 N N B B B B N N
Buttermilk1 A A A A N N A A
Soy Milk2 B N N A A N N A

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N
Raisin1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Banana1 ,2 A N A A B N B B
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider1 ,2 N N N N N N N A

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tofu (Soy Cake)2 ,3 B N B N A A N A

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Oat Flour2 ,3 B N B B B N N A
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 N N N N N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Nutmeg1 N N N N N N A N
Vanilla- N N N N N N N A
Allspice1 N N A A A A N N
Cardamom- N N N N N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sour Cream (low/non-fat)- N A B B N N A A
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 11, 2007 at 11:05 PM By: Drea