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Cherry Crisp
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Contributed by: Darla QuailAdded: Aug 20, 2008 at 10:38 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Dessert

  • 1 pound cherries, pitted
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup spelt flour
  • 1 - 2 Tablespoons earth balance natural buttery spread (To grease the pan) [or ghee]
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup spelt flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup earth balance natural buttery sticks, melted [or ghee]
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
How to make it:
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl mix the cherries, sugar and flour. Grease an 8 x 8 baking dish.
  3. Pour Cherry mix in to the pan.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together oatmeal, flour, brown sugar, melted buttery stick, cinnamon and sea salt.
  5. Top cherry mixture and place in the oven. Bake for 25 minutes, or until the topping is golden brown.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cherry (all)1 ,2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Spelt Flour/Products1 ,2 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A
Sugar (Brown/White)  N A N A N A N A
Cinnamon2 N N N N A A N A
Oat/Oat Bran/Oatmeal2 ,4 B N B B B N N A
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)2 N N N B N B N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • 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 Sep 16, 2010 at 07:44 PM By: Joe