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Apple Broccoli Slaw
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Contributed by: KateAdded: Feb 12, 2009 at 04:06 PM


Found this on Recipezaar and it is fantastic!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Side Dish

  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar or date sugar
  • 1/3 cup cider vinegar [or lemon juice]
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2-1/4 cups chopped pink lady apples or other sweet apples
  • 12 ounces package broccoli coleslaw mix or 12 ounces chopped broccoli
  • 3 ounces dried tart cherries or dried cranberries [check for avoids]
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted slivered almonds or sunflower seeds
How to make it:
  1. Mix vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Mix slaw ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Top slaw with vinaigrette and toss to coat.
  4. Chill for at least 3 hours.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Sugar (Brown/White)  N A N A N A N A
Broccoli1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sunflower Seed/ Sunflower Seed...1 ,2 N A A A A A A A
Almond/Almond Butter2 N N N N N N N N

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cherry (all)1 ,2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Cranberry2 B B B B B B N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vinegar (Apple Cider)2 ,3 A A A A N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A 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.

    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 Sep 11, 2010 at 10:44 PM By: Joe