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Bob's Red Mill Spelt Flour -- 22 oz Resealable Pouch


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Bob's Red Mill Spelt Flour -- 22 oz Resealable Pouch

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Bob's Red Mill Spelt Flour Description

  • Stone Ground
  • Whole Grain
  • Non GMO Project Verified
  • Kosher
  • An Employee-Owned Company
  • You Can See Our Quality®
  • To Your Good Health® ~ Bob Moore

Spelt flour is stone ground from delicious, easily digestible grains that are a primitive relative of modern day wheat. Excellent in most recipes calling for regular wheat flour, including breads and pancakes.

 

Dear Friends,

At Bob's Red Mill, we take great pleasure in bringing wholesome foods like whole grain spelt flour to your table. We search the world for unique and unusual heirloom grains that you can use to forge new culinary adventures - right in your own kitchen! Rely on us for a wide variety of baking flours, grains and mixes you'll feel good about eating.

 

To your good health,

Bob Moore


Directions

Store in a cool, dry place. Keeps best refrigerated or frozen after opening.
Free Of
GMOs.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 Cup (30 g)
Servings per Container: About 21
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories110
Total Fat0 g0%
   Saturated Fat0 g0%
   Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium0 mg0%
Total Carbohydrate23 g8%
   Dietary Fiber4 g14%
   Total Sugars0 g
     Includes 0g Added Sugars0%
Protein4 g
Vitamin D0 mcg0%
Calcium9 mg0%
Iron1 mg6%
Potassium122 mg2%
Other Ingredients: Whole grains spelt.
Contains: Wheat.
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Grain of the Month: What is Spelt?

Also known as dinkel wheat, spelt can be simmered and served as a hot breakfast cereal or soaked overnight and cooked in fresh water (until tender) for use in soups and salads. Spelt flour can be used to make gluten-free breads, baked goods and pasta. But what are the health benefits of this ancient grain? Read on to find out! Overhead View of Spelt Grains and Spelt Flour on Spoons alongside Spelt Pasta and Spelt Bread | Vitacost.com/Blog

What is spelt?

Spelt is a whole grain ancient relative of durum wheat. It definitely earns its title of ancient grain, as it is believed to be one of the first grains grown by early farmers around 5000 BC. As farming practices expanded, spelt became less popular to grow compared to traditional wheat. However, with the rise in popularity of ancient grains among consumers, spelt has once again gained its place back in the whole grain space.

Spelt flour benefits

Spelt is most commonly sold as spelt flour or spelt flakes. Spelt is also used in whole grain blends in crackers, cereals and pastas such as Nature’s Path Heritage Flakes Cereal, Food For Life Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Grain Cereal, Eden Foods Organic Pasta Company Spelt & Buckwheat Gemelli and Suzie's Whole Grain Thin Cakes Spelt & Flax Seeds. It has a mild flavor that is nutty and slightly sweet. Spelt is categorized as a grain according to USDA’s MyPlate guidelines, with a standard serving of a cooked grain being 1/3 cup. Spelt flour contains double the fiber and double the protein content compared to all-purpose flour. Spelt flakes are nutritionally equivalent to oats. Both spelt flour and flakes are a nutrient-dense grain choice due to being free of saturated fat and sodium while also high in protein and fiber.

How to cook spelt

Spelt flakes can be used in soups, stews, muesli, hot or cold cereal, granola, cookies, pie crusts, and baked goods. It is a good alternative to any grain, but it especially resembles the texture and appearance of oats. To cook, use a ratio of 1 cup spelt flakes to 2 cups boiling water. The cooking time will vary depending on the brand ranging from 5 to 20 minutes.

How to use spelt flour

Spelt flour has a light texture and similar cooking properties to wheat flour or all-purpose flour. It is used in homemade pastas, breads, cookies, waffles, pancakes and other baked goods. Some individuals will substitute recipes 100 percent with spelt flour while others prefer to substitute 25 to 50 percent of the original recipe with spelt flour. For optimum freshness, store in a cool, dry place—preferably in the freezer or refrigerator after opening. While once thought of as ancient, spelt has lasted the test of time proving to be a beneficial grain in the modern diet. Its high fiber, high protein nutrition profile combined with a light texture make it a smart swap in nearly any recipe calling for wheat. There is no doubt that this grain will only continue to grow in popularity for many years to come!

5 Spelt flour recipes to try

1. Superfood Waffles with Chocolate-Hazelnut Drizzle Homemade Superfood Waffles | Vitacost.com/Blog 2. Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls Close Up of Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls with Dripping Frosting | Vitacost Blog 3. Vegan Blueberry-Thyme Scones Homemade Vegan Blueberry-Thyme Scones | Vitacost.com/Blog 4. Vegan Fig-Apple Coconut Crumble Bars Homemade Vegan Apple Crumble Bars | Vitacost.com/Blog 5. Red Pepper & Hazelnut Spelt Crust Pizza Spelt Flour Pizza With Homemade Red Pepper Sauce

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