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Clam Chowder
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Lactose free chowder. Almost a stew.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (5 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 2 small cans minced clams
  • 1 small broccoli floret, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 large sweet potato--the white kind, not the orange variety--chopped
  • 1 carrots, chopped
  • 1 chayote, chopped
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • water
  • red pepper
  • olive oil
  • sea salt
How to make it:
  1. Boil the vegetables together until soft.
  2. Add 2 cans water to the tomato paste, and add to the veggies.
  3. Mix very well.
  4. Add salt, red pepper, and about a Tablespoon of olive oil
  5. Add clams, and simmer until flavors merge.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Clam2 A A A A A A N N
Potato (Sweet)3 ,4 A N B B B B B N
Tomato/Tomato Juice1 ,2 ,3 ,4 A N N B A N N N
Carrot2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Pepper (Sweet/Red/All Varietie...2 ,3 A N A A B N B B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Broccoli1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in glucosinolates.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 01, 2007 at 07:05 PM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 18, 2007 at 12:18 AM By: Drea