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Fig Walnut Energy Bars
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Contributed by: JoyAdded: Jul 19, 2012 at 09:48 PM


The perfect energy snack for Type O (highly beneficial)

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Snack
  • 1-1/4 cups black walnuts
  • 3/4 cup dried figs
  • 1 vanilla bean, scraped (or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract)
  • 2 heaping Tablespoons carob powder
  • 2 Tablespoons agave nectar
How to make it:
  1. In food processor, grind walnuts into fine meal.
  2. Coarsely chop figs, add to nuts and pulse until combined.
  3. Add vanilla, carob and agave.
  4. Pulse until dough forms.
  5. Shape into approximate 12 inch log, roll in plastic wrap.
  6. Refrigerate for a few hours.
  7. Bring to room temp before serving.
  8. Cut into about 1/2 inch slices.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Walnut (Black)1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Fig (Fresh/Dried)1 ,2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Carob  N N N N N N B N
Agave Syrup  N N N N 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

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • 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 27, 2012 at 01:03 PM By: ABJoe