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Quinoa Casserole
19 votes

Contributed by: Holly WarterAdded: Nov 22, 2008 at 01:09 PM


Yummy and full of things on the type A highly beneficial list minus the chicken.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 inch of ginger root peeled
  • 4 to 6 gloves of garlic
  • 4 to 6 sprigs of rosemary
  • 1 Lemon
  • 10 shakes of soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 2 chicken or 1 turkey breast(s)
  • 4 ounces of goat cheese
How to make it:
  1. Begin by placing the ginger, garlic, rosemary, lemon juice, and soy sauce in a food processor or blender and blend them together.
  2. Dice the meat into small cubes.
  3. Mix blended items with the cubed meat in a bowl.
  4. Using a deep pan cook the meat.
  5. Meanwhile, in a pot, boil 2 cups of water to 1 cup of quinoa.
  6. After meat cooks, add 4 goat cheese to thicken up the sauce.
  7. When quinoa is done cooking, combine with meat.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Quinoa  N N N N N N N N
Goat Cheese  N N B N B B N A
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
Rosemary2 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Tamari (wheat-free)3 B N N N N N N A
Soy Sauce3 B N N N A A N A

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

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken2 N N A A A A N N
Turkey2 N B B B N N 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 have a high mold count.

  • 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 09, 2009 at 07:48 AM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 16, 2011 at 05:25 PM By: Joe