Cracked spelt is whole grain Spelt put through the "cracker", breaking the kernel into smaller pieces. Spelt is an ancient grain with a broader range of nutrients than many wheat products. including Is Spelt gluten free? Spelt can be enjoyed by many people who are intolerant of wheat. However, it is not gluten-free. Highly nutritious, spelt has a deep, nutty flavour with high fiber, niacin and B vitamins, magnesium and manganese. One cup of cooked spelt contains 246 calories, 11 grams protein, 1.6 grams fat, and 51 grams carbohydrates, and a generous 7.6 grams of fiber.