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Cranberry Nut Spelt Bread
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Contributed by: RibbitAdded: Jan 15, 2008 at 03:37 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Snack
  • 2 cup spelt flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup agave
  • 2 Tablespoon oil
  • 1 egg, beaten, or 1 Tablespoon flax meal mixed with 1/4 cup boiling water (let sit till thick)
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Grease 9X5-inch loaf pan.
  3. Mix together flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder in medium mixing bowl.
  4. Stir in juice, oil, agave and egg or flax mixture mix until well blended.
  5. Stir in cranberries and nuts.
  6. Spread evenly in loaf pan.
  7. Bake 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool on rack 15 minutes.
  9. Remove from pan; cool completely.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spelt (whole)1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N N B N B N N A
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Canola Oil5 ,6 N N N N A A N A
Agave Syrup  N N N N N N N N
Pineapple Juice5 B B N N B B B B
Sea Salt5 N N N N N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[6] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • 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 Jan 16, 2008 at 10:50 AM By: Rodney