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Homemade Buttermilk
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Contributed by: KatsyAdded: Sep 21, 2009 at 07:19 PM


Suitable for Teachers and Type B's (maybe others); got the recipe from this blog ( if you need more information

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 3 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup cultured buttermilk (for starter)
How to make it:
  1. In a microwave or on the stove, heat the milk to 95-105 degrees.
  2. Pour into a glass container and add buttermilk to the warmed milk.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Put the lid on and let sit for 8-24 hours.
  5. It can be room temperature, or on a heating pad set on low -- the warmer it is, the faster it will set up
  6. Or you can even set the jar in the sun for about 4 hours if it's between 70-80 degrees.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Buttermilk1 A A A A N N A A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Milk (Cow-Whole)- A A A A B N A A
Milk (Cow-Skim or 2%)- A A N N B N A A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • 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 Sep 22, 2009 at 00:24 AM By: Lola