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Spelt, Kamut, Oat Flour, & Flaxseed bread
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This bread is a flavorful and dense bread that also slices beautifully.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 2 cups spelt flour
  • 1 cup kamut flour
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seed
  • 1/2 cup oat flour
  • 1 to 1-1/4 cups warm water*
  • 1 Tablespoon dry yeast
  • 2 Tablespoons honey [or BTD compliant sweetener]
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 to 1 cup raisins (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Blend above ingredients (except raisins) together either in a machine or by hand.
  3. If using bread machine, set it on manual.
  4. Add all ingredients, waiting to add the raisin during the 'add' cycle.
  5. *Check to make sure there is adequate water. If dough is too stiff, you might need to add more.
  6. Let the dough rise twice.
  7. Remove from machine, punch down, shape and place in sprayed loaf pan to rise again.
  8. After it has risen, bake for about 40 minutes.
  9. After about 10 minutes, remove from pan to finish cooling.
  10. Slice when cool or mostly cool.


  11. If making by hand or mixer. add the raisins just before mixing is finished.
  12. The dough needs to rise twice before being shaped and put into the prepared loaf pan.
  13. Bake as directed above.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Flax Seed (Linseed)1 B B N N N N B N
Kamut2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N A A A A N N
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A
Oat Flour2 ,5 B N B B B N N A
Olive Oil4 ,5 B B B B B B B B
Yeast (Bakers)  N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt5 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Raisin4 ,5 ,6 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
Honey5 N N N A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[2] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[6] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.

  • 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 Oct 09, 2007 at 10:18 AM By: Drea