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Banana Date Flaxseed Bread
10 votes

Contributed by: funkymuseAdded: Dec 14, 2008 at 07:32 PM


Absolutely delectable on it's own or smothered in Ghee!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1/2 Cup Ground Flax Seed
  • 3 Bananas, Mashed
  • 1/4 Cup Extra Light Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Xylitol (or other compliant sweetener)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3/4 Cup Brown Rice Flour
  • 3/4 Cup Millet Flour, (or Flours that are compliant for your type)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda, (or no Baking Soda and 1 full teaspoon Baking Powder)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea Salt
  • 1/4 Cup Whole Flax Seed or 1/4 Cup Chopped Nuts
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Pitted Dates
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease an 8x4 inch loaf pan.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat together banana, oil, sweetener and eggs.
  4. In a separate bowl mix together flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ground flax seed and whole flax seed.
  5. Gradually stir flour mixture into the banana mixture.
  6. Fold in dates.
  7. Spoon batter into prepared loaf pan.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 55 to 60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the loaf comes out clean.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Date (all)1 N N N N N N N A
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...2 ,3 N N B B N N N N
Flax Seed (Linseed)3 B B N N N N B N
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,4 B B B B B B B B
Banana1 ,2 A N A A B N B B
Millet2 N N B B B B N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
[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 .
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • 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 05, 2009 at 08:43 PM By: Lola