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Lemon-Poppyseed Muffins
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Contributed by: RibbitAdded: Dec 16, 2009 at 11:04 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 cup golden flax meal (regular flax meal works too)
  • 1 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon (or more) grated lemon peel
  • 1 Tablespoon ghee, butter or oil
  • 8 Tablespoons agave or honey
  • 1 cup millet or rice flour (teff flour, add 1/4 cup more water)
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon poppy seeds
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Line muffin tin with paper cups.
  3. Heat water.
  4. Stir in flax meal till smooth and thickened.
  5. Stir in other liquid ingredients.
  6. Combine dry ingredients.
  7. Stir altogether and divide between 12 muffin cups.
  8. Bake about 20 minutes (Teff takes a little longer.)
  9. Allow to cool completely or paper will stick to muffins.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...1 ,2 N N B B N N N N
Flax Seed (Linseed)2 B B N N N N B N
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Millet1 N N B B B B N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N
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
Poppy Seed2 N N A A A A A A

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil2 ,3 B B B B B B B B

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Teff- A N A A A A N N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter2 A A A A N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butter)2 N N N B N B N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Honey2 N N N A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Mar 18, 2010 at 09:47 PM By: Lola