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Explorer Nut Butter
3 votes

Contributed by: RibbitAdded: Mar 29, 2010 at 07:13 PM


Explorers need a substitution for peanut butter and almond butter. A Vita-Mix or other powerful grinder is necessary to make it. You might be able to make a coarse version with a food processor, and it would still be great mashed into snack bars or spread on a rice cake.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Snack
  • 3 cups raw pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons carob powder
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2-4 Tablespoons honey or other compliant sweetener
How to make it:
  1. Put all ingredients in Vita-Mix (or food processor).
  2. Process, tamping down as necessary, until smooth.
  3. Transfer to glass jar and store in fridge.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Carob  N N N N N N B N
Pecan/Pecan Butter2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

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

[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 are known to be 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 Mar 29, 2010 at 07:39 PM By: Lola