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Pumpkin Pie
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Wonderful treat for the holidays or anytime.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1 cup fructose [sugar]
  • 1/3 cup flour (if wheat free, use 1 tsp. xanthan gum)
  • 2 Tablespoon cornstarch or arrowroot according to blood type
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 29 ounce can pumpkin or 2 pounds pumpkin
  • 2 Tablespoon maple syrup or molasses
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract or almond extract according to blood type
  • 2 cups soy milk or skim milk according to blood type
How to make it:
  1. Combine sugar, flour, cornstarch or arrowroot, and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Add pumpkin, molasses or maple syrup, and milk and blend well.
  3. Use 9 inch unbaked pie shell or 9 inch wheat free unbaked pie shell.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-60 minutes.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pumpkin1 B B N N A N B B
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Soy Milk2 B N N A A N N A
Milk (Cow-Skim or 2%)- A A N N B N A A

Additive Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Arrowroot- N N N N N N N N
Cornstarch2 N A A A A A A A

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

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wheat (White Flour Products)3 ,4 ,5 ,6 N A N A N A A A
Rice Cake/Flour2 ,4 ,6 B N B B B B N N
Spelt Flour/Products3 ,4 ,5 ,6 N N N N N N N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Almond Extract1 ,2 N N A A A A N N
Molasses- B N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A
Fructose- N N A A N A A A
Maple Syrup- N N N A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be common allergens.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[6] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Dec 03, 2010 at 10:04 PM By: Joe