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Snack Bars

Contributed by: GraedynAdded: Oct 25, 2008 at 07:06 PM


Lots of good, whole ingredients, perfectly suited for O Gatherers. Makes a 9x13 pan, but can be halved.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (5 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (7 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Snack
  • 1/2 cup cocoa
  • 1/2 cup butter or ghee
  • 1 cup white rice flour
  • 1 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/2 cup almond meal/flour
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed (can be omitted and use 1 cup meal)
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup oatmeal (not the quick-cook)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup honey or agave syrup
  • 1 cup rice milk (or BTD equivalent)
  • 1 teaspoon almond flavoring, or to taste
  • 1-1/2 cups currants
  • Pecans, walnuts and almonds, amounts to your taste
How to make it:
  1. In a saucepan, gently melt butter or ghee and stir in cocoa until smooth.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Mix all dry ingredients, flour through baking powder, until well combined.
  4. Add cocoa/butter mixture and remaining ingredients up to the nuts and stir until well mixed.
  5. It should be the consistency of thick brownie batter.
  6. Pour into an oiled and floured (I use rice flour) 9x13 pan and spread evenly.
  7. Cover the top with nuts (I use walnut and pecan halves and whole raw almond but all can be chopped and added to the batter, if you wish) and, using either your hand or a spatula, press nuts down into the batter.
  8. Bake in pre-heated 350 degree oven for about 25 minutes.
  9. These should not be over-baked.
  10. When cooled, cut into squares of your desired size.
  11. This makes a lot and can be frozen to be doled out at will.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Flax Seed (Linseed)1 B B N N N N B N
Honey2 N N N A N N N A
Rice Cake/Flour1 ,2 ,3 B N B B B B N N
Pecan/Pecan Butter2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Egg (chicken)2 N N N B N N N N
Rice Milk1 N N B B B B N N
Walnut (English)2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Currants (Black/Red)  N N N N N B N N
Walnut (Black)2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Olive Oil2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Almond/Almond Butter2 N N N N N N N N
Oat/Oat Bran/Oatmeal2 ,3 B N B B B N N A
Chocolate/ Cocoa3 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cinnamon2 N N N N A A N A

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)2 N N N B N B N N
Butter2 A A A A N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Almond Extract2 ,3 N N A A A A N N
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be 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 May 30, 2011 at 00:25 AM By: Joe