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Baked Baby Pumpkins

Contributed by: Kathleen AzevedoAdded: Oct 31, 2010 at 02:37 AM


Baked Baby Pumpkins with a scrumptious filling.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 1/2 baby pumpkin per serving
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ginger (optional)
  • 1 pat of butter or compliant substitute, such as ghee or peanut oil
How to make it:
  1. Bake Baby Pumpkins for about an hour at 350 degrees Fahrenheit, when cool to the touch, halve them and scoop out seeds.
  2. Fill each half with a pat of butter, then some finely minced onions, chopped walnuts, cinnamon and a dash of ginger, topping this mixture with a dab of blackstrap molasses.
  3. Return to oven until the butter melts and rises to the top.

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
Pumpkin2 B B N N A N B B
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
Molasses (Blackstrap)  B N B B B B N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Peanut Oil2 A N N N A A A A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cinnamon2 N N N N A A N A

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

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

  • 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 Nov 11, 2010 at 06:14 PM By: Joe