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Blueberry Cranberry Spelt Muffin
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Contributed by: ABJoeAdded: Jul 18, 2010 at 08:14 PM


This recipe has been modified to eliminate normal baking powder, so it works for Teacher and Warrior Genotypes, as well.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (7 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup honey
  • 4 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen blueberries, rinsed
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen cranberries, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla, if desired
  • 3 cups spelt flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
    Can change this recipe to Pumpkin Nut by removing the berries and adding 2 cups pumpkin puree, 1-1/2 cups chopped nuts, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, 1 teaspoon ginger, 1/2 teaspoon cloves - spices as compliant.
How to make it:
  1. Mix wet ingredients in one bowl, dry in another.
  2. Combine dry ingredients into wet and mix well.
  3. Fill muffin cups about 3/4 full.
  4. Bake @ 350 Fahrenheit for 25 minutes.
  5. Yields about 24 muffins.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Walnut (English)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Blueberry2 B B N B N B B B
Lime/Lime Juice1 B N N B N N N N
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A
Clove  N N N N N N N N
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Cranberry1 B B B B B B N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vanilla- N N N N N N N A
Cinnamon1 N N N N A A N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Honey1 N N N A N N N A

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pumpkin1 B B N N A N B B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 Jul 18, 2010 at 09:36 PM By: Lola