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Cooking with Heart-Healthy Spelt

Spelt Recipes for Low-Cholesterol Diets

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Updated May 29, 2012

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Spelt is an excellent grain for a cholesterol-lowering diet. It is a good source of fiber, niacin (vitamin B3), and protein, is low in calories, and is also gluten-free.

Breakfasts

When making these Low-fat Breakfast Cookies, you can substitute spelt in place of whole wheat flour.

Starters and Sides

Spelt and Roasted Squash combines sweet-tart flavors with cranberries, pumpkin seeds, and maple syrup.

You can add reduced-fat feta cheese to make this Spelt Summer Salad even more heart-healthy.

Entrees

Try this Mushroom-Spelt Saute for a quick and easy, filling meal.

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