Healthy Recipes

Our Healthy Recipes include a growing body of healthy and delicious preparations inspired by Hildegard of Bingen. We welcome healthy selections curated from traditional German and modern resources. We invite you to explore, experiment, and contribute to help grow this community.

Hildegard’s Spelt Flour Banana Bread

My over ripened bananas often hit the freezer where they are stored for smoothies or homemade frozen banana ice cream. As temperatures start to drop [...]

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Hildegard cookies of joy

Hildegard of Bingen believed food nourished the soul. She recommended having one of these Hildegard cookies every day to enrich and bring joy.  According to [...]

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Spelt Pizza Dough

Pizza makes our shortlist for comfort foods, or perhaps the shortlist in general. Unfortunately, being such a crusty caloric cornucopia, pizza is often relegated to [...]

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Watermelon Mocktail

Our post on 25 flushing foods lists many naturally diuretic foods that you can eat to help ease discomfort associated with water retention. This recipe [...]

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Hildegard’s Veggie Spelt Burger

Anyone attempting to make veggie burgers at home knows the challenge of holding all of the vegetables together in a patty form.  The spelt in our [...]

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Recipe for Grilled Peaches and Ginger

In Colorado we wait anxiously for Palisade peaches to ripen and become available in mid-August.  It's a special time of year, particularly for residents of [...]

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Spelt Breakfast Habermus

If Hildegard had a single food group, it would be dinkel wheat or spelt.  In fact, her successor, Dr. Gottfried Hertzka said that “if I ever would get [...]

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Homemade Ginger Candy

Here's a fun way to enjoy homemade ginger candy.  Adding sugar to something healthy, like ginger makes it easy to take a bitter pill.  And, though [...]

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