With its low GI score and high protein content, spelt grains and spelt flour can make a healthy addition to everything from breads and muffins to salads and more.
These scones are a little denser than normal but the spelt flour gives them a delicous nutty flavour. Best served warm.
This recipe makes a really flavourful brown loaf with a crispy crust. The mixture of flours complement each other giving an ‘airy’ texture and full flavour. I have called it ‘Legionnaire bread‘ as the Roman Legions baked with spelt flour. I very much like this bread.
I wanted a bit healthier light buttery shortbread biscuit so am experimenting with different flours and brown sugars.
Tasty lunch or supper dish that the whole family will enjoy. Try to use organic ingredients to enhance the taste of this quiche. I use spelt flour for the pastry although wholemeal flour can be used. Serve with tossed salad leaves dreseed with lemon juice and olive oil for a healthy and balanced meal.
A delicious granola without all the fat. Perfect for breakfast with yoghurt and honey.
Spelt can be used in place of regular flour for some people with a wheat allergy, and no one may be the wiser as the taste is quite similar.
A warm and aromatic plum cobbler, made just a bit healthier. This healthy dessert recipe uses less sugar than most cobblers I've seen, and I also used half spelt, half plain flour. I use plums here, but other autumn fruits - apples, pears - would work a treat!
If you have your own sourdough starter, try this easy wholesome spelt bread. I mix the dough the evening before and bake it the next morning.
Spelt flour is so healthy, so I try it in everything I can. I adapted my basic spelt pancake recipe on this site to come up with this yummy combination of nuts, cinnamon and wholegrains.
Chicken thighs combine with high protein spelt and root vegetables for a warming winter casserole.