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Spelt Bread
10 votes


Easy to make alternative to wheat bread and very tasty.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1 pound (500g) spelt flour
  • 1/2 ounce (15g) fresh yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 350ml warm water
How to make it:
  1. Place the flour in a large mixing bowl, blend the yeast and honey in half the water, mix roughly into the flour.
  2. Dissolve the salt in the remaining water and add to the flour, followed by the oil to form.
  3. Mix vigorously for 15 min with a wooden spoon.
  4. Either divide the dough between two large greased bread tins, or for slipper loaf, cut the dough in half and form into ovals on two large greased baking trays.
  5. Dust with flour and allow to rise in a warm place for 20-25 minutes.
  6. Pre-heat oven to 180 ĒC and bake.
  7. Tin loaves for 40-45 minutes
  8. Slippers for 35 minutes

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Yeast (Bakers)  N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Spelt Flour/Products1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Honey2 N N N A N N N A
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • 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 03, 2007 at 06:22 AM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Oct 03, 2007 at 01:30 PM By: Don