Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (www.dadamo.com)

Halvah
1 vote


Description:

A paste like dish for eating in a bar shape or spread on something. Very sweet and irresistible (like its maker). Wipes out any power bar for good portable 'energy food'. Was a big hit at Thanksgiving.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
Category:
  • Snack
Ingredients:
  • 1 pound almond butter (some people use tahini)
  • 1 cup of walnuts or pecans
  • 1 cup of soy protein powder [or NAP's Protein Blend or egg white protein powder]
  • 2-1/2 Tablespoons of sea salt
  • 1 cup of ground flax seed
  • 1/3 cup of vegetable glycerine [or agave]
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons of nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla
How to make it:
  1. Mix together well.
  2. Add more protein powder or flax to stiffen mixture.
  3. Add more vegetable glycerine to 'loosen' and sweeten it. Press into 8 x 8 pan.
  4. Can chill into firmer bars.
  5. Can play with different spices and nuts when formulating recipe.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Flax Seed (Linseed)1 B B N N N N B N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N


BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Walnut (English)2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Sesame Butter/Tahini2 N N A A A A N N
Almond/Almond Butter2 N N N N N N N N
Pecan/Pecan Butter2 ,3 N N N N N N N N

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Soy Bean1 ,2 B N B N N A N A

Egg Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg White (chicken)2 N N B B N N N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Nutmeg2 N N N N N N A N
Vanilla- N N N N N N N A
Cinnamon2 N N N N A A N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Vegetable Glycerine (Glycerol)2 ,3 N N N N N N N N

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

    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 Oct 02, 2007 at 07:12 PM By: Don
    • Revised Oct 03, 2007 at 06:24 PM By: Don
    • Revised Oct 05, 2007 at 09:57 PM By: Don