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Zucchini Muffins, allergen-free
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Contributed by: RibbitAdded: Jul 08, 2008 at 10:22 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1 cup quinoa flour
  • 1 cup brown rice flour (I use basmati for low glycemic index)
  • 2 Tablespoon arrowroot
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon or other complaint spice
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup thawed pineapple juice concentrate
  • 1/4 cup oil or part ghee
  • 1/4 cup agave or honey
  • 1 cup raisins, optional
  • nuts, optional
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Oil a 12-muffin cup pan or line with paper cups.
  3. Combine dry ingredients.
  4. Combine liquid ingredients.
  5. Stir all together.
  6. Don't overmix.
  7. Spoon into muffin cups.
  8. Bake 17-19 minutes.
  9. Cool in pan for a few minutes, then dump out and cool completely.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Quinoa  N N N N N N N N
Arrowroot  N N N N N N N N
Zucchini1 N N N N N N N N
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Pineapple Juice1 B B N N B B B B
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Raisin1 ,2 N N N N N N N N

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cinnamon1 N N N N A A N A

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...2 ,3 N N B B N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Honey1 N N N A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 07, 2009 at 04:25 PM By: Lola