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Cottage Cheese Oat Porridge
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Contributed by: Joanne SperrynAdded: May 12, 2011 at 05:49 PM


I know it sounds terrible but it's awesome, I eat it every second breakfast and LOVE it. I finish the bowl and always want more!You could add variety with flaxseeds, apple instead of banana, peanut butter if you like it?!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Breakfast
  • 3 or 4 Tablespoons rolled oats (depending how hungry you are)
  • 3 Tablespoons cottage cheese
  • 1 small banana
  • Crushed almonds (optional)
  • Pumpkin seeds (optional)
  • Dried cranberries/raisins (optional - makes it sweeter)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Boiling water
How to make it:
  1. Pour boiling water over rolled oats, just enough to cover them.
  2. Leave it so soak it up for +- 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in cottage cheese and cinnamon.
  4. Slice/mash banana and stir it in.
  5. Add all the other ingredients as you see fit (I vary combinations of them to keep it interesting).
  6. Enjoy!

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cottage Cheese  A N B B B N A A
Almond/Almond Butter1 N N N N N N N N
Cranberry1 B B B B B B N N
Oat/Oat Bran/Oatmeal2 ,3 B N B B B N N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Walnut (English)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Flax Seed (Linseed)3 B B N N N N B N
Pumpkin Seed/Pumpkin Seed Butt...1 B B A A A N B B

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Raisin1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Banana1 ,2 A N A A B N B B
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider1 ,2 N N N N N N N A

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Peanut/Peanut Butter1 B B B N A A A A

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

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • 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 May 29, 2011 at 11:27 PM By: Joe