High in fibre, containing complex carbs and easily digested, spelt is known for its high and slow release of energy content – exactly what we're after to stop those hunger cravings.
Spelt is a nutritious grain very similar to wheat, enjoying a wave of popularity as it tends to be tolerated by some of us who are wheat intolerant. The key difference is that it is easier for the body to break down and digest.
Yotam Ottolenghi's artichoke and pearled spelt salad
Research suggests that eating a diet high in fibre can help reduce the risk of developing bowel cancer, and as the UK's biggest grower of the naturally high in fibre grain, you can buy both locally and healthily. So try this healthy grain for a light salad, filling broth, or yummy risotto with a difference...
Tom Aiken's spelt risotto with cepes and walnuts
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