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Pumpkin/Butternut Squash Muffins
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Contributed by: Syren4444Added: Dec 16, 2008 at 12:27 AM


Extremely moist healthy muffins! Easy to adjust recipe to suit your blood type!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1 3/4 cup Quinoa Flour (or our type flour)
  • 1/4 cup Flax meal
  • 1.5 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree or unsweetened canned (or use all squash)
  • 1/2 cup squash mash (butternut, seasonal, or use all pumpkin)
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 egg whites beaten
    optional 1/4 cup agave or honey, 1/2 cup nuts, dried fruit, add water as needed
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line a muffin sheet and spray with non stick lightly.
  3. Mix the dry ingredients.
  4. Mix the wet then add to the dry.
  5. If not moist enough add some water until thick cream consistency.
  6. Divide into muffin cups should make 12 small muffins or 6 big ones.
  7. Sprinkle extra cinnamon on tops (optional)
  8. Bake about 10-15 minutes until toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Amazing with ghee and a drizzle of honey!

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Quinoa  N N N N N N N N
Pumpkin1 B B N N A N B B
Flax Seed (Linseed)2 B B N N N N B N
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butternut2 N N N N N N N N
Walnut (English)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B

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

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Squash (Summer/Winter)1 ,2 N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • 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.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 07, 2009 at 03:08 PM By: Lola