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Almond Bread Focaccia-style
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Contributed by: nanalovesantiquesAdded: Nov 29, 2009 at 09:07 AM


For single slices of loaf bread recipe, try this Almond Bread variation.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 2 1/2 cups blanched almond meal or flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder with arrowroot * see recipe below
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon agave nectar, molasses, honey or BTD compliant substitute
  • 1/4 cup grape-seed oil, sesame oil (or use a BTD compliant substitute
    Baking powder Recipes with reduced portions:
  • 2 Tablespoons cream of tartar
  • 2 Tablespoons arrowroot
  • 1 Tablespoon baking soda
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine almond flour, salt, and legal baking powder.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs, then add agave nectar and oil.
  4. Stir wet ingredients into dry ingredients.
  5. Line rectangular pan with parchment paper and spread the dough as thin as possible, the size of a slice of bread.
  6. Use a spatula to spread evenly and square the corners of the dough.
  7. Bake for about 5 minutes and watch carefully as not to let it burn.
  8. Cool and slice into bread slice sizes.
    Baking powder Recipes
  9. Mix together and store in an airtight container.
  10. Substitute equal parts for commercial baking powder in any recipe

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Almond/Almond Butter1 N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Sesame Oil1 ,2 N B A A A A N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Honey1 N N N A N N N A
Molasses (Blackstrap)- B N B B B B N N
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] 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.

    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 Nov 29, 2009 at 12:33 AM By: Lola