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Avocado/Grapefruit salsa
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Contributed by: ChloeAdded: Feb 17, 2013 at 01:18 PM


Although this recipe is called salsa, it's perfect for anytime, eaten as a salad

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • 2 grapefruit
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet onion (red, yellow are both fine)
  • 2 Tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro (okay to use dried if fresh is not available)
  • 2 avocados cut into bite sized pieces
  • Sea salt
How to make it:
  1. Cut grapefruit into bit sized pieces, removing all skin, white pith and seeds.
  2. Finely chop the onion.
  3. Chop cilantro or measure out a few Tablespoons of dried.
  4. Chop the avocados into bite sized pieces.
  5. Combine all ingredients and season with a little sea salt.

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
Cilantro2 N B N N N N N N
Grapefruit1 ,2 B B B B N N N N
Avocado2 ,3 N N A A A A A 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 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.

    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 Mar 30, 2013 at 05:24 PM By: ABJoe