Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Ginger, Lemon, and Walnut Muffins


Originally made and posted by Janet on the message board under 'A Treat for You'

  • Grated peel of 2 lemons
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh ginger root
  • 3/4 cup sugar [or agave]
  • 1/2 cup olive oil or butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream, organic yogurt, or soy yogurt according to blood type
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cups spelt flour (Janet used whole, stone ground spelt flour)[or rice]
How to make it:
  1. Put lemon peel, fresh ginger, and sugar in food processor. Process until all large pieces are broken down (cut in small pieces first to assist).
  2. Add this mix to the oil and beat until well blended. (If using butter, beat until fluffy).
  3. Add eggs and yogurt, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  4. Add the chopped walnuts and stir.
  5. Sift the dry Ingredients together and add all at once to wet batter. Fold gently into the batter. Bake in greased muffin tins at 400 degrees F, 20-30 minutes, or until center of muffin springs back when pressed gently with a finger. Can be made all in one pan like a cake