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Kale Salad
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Contributed by: TypeOSecretorAdded: Jan 20, 2009 at 10:50 AM


The health food store (New Frontiers) was serving samples of this salad the other day. They told me what was in the salad, so I just guessed at amounts.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (8 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type O (5 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • 1 cup minced kale
  • 2 Tablespoons minced carrot
  • 2 Tablespoons pumpkin seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons dried currants
  • 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon or lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon agave syrup
How to make it:
  1. Mix all ingredients.
  2. Can eat right away or refrigerate for later.


    Feel free to adjust the quantities to suit your taste. I used Dinosaur kale. The store used sunflower seeds. You could probably use walnuts or almonds or whatever you enjoy. You could also substitute dried raisins, cherries,cranberries or whatever you enjoy.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Kale1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Currants (Black/Red)  N N N N N B N N
Agave Syrup  N N N N N N N N
Carrot2 ,4 B N N N B B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Walnut (English)2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Walnut (Black)2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Almond/Almond Butter2 N N N N N N N N
Pumpkin Seed/Pumpkin Seed Butt...2 B B A A A N B B

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Raisin1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Lime/Lime Juice2 B N N B N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B 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.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • 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 20, 2009 at 10:50 AM By: Lola