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Baked Apple and Carrot Casserole
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This is another one from friendly freezer onelist. Serves 8 and requires 1 hour preparation time. Recipe originally by Alma H. Hedrick

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • 8 each apple, peeled, sliced cored
  • 2/3 quart cooked carrot slices
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar [or 1/4 cup agave]
  • 2 2/3 tablespoons white spelt flour (or whole spelt flour)
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1 cup lemon juice
How to make it:
  1. Place half the apples in non-stick 2-qt baking dish and cover with half the carrots.
  2. Mix brown sugar, flour, and salt and sprinkle half the mixture over the carrots.
  3. Repeat layers and pour lemon juice over top.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Serves 6.
  5. Submitted to Yankee by Alma L. Hedrick, Harwinton Congregational Church, Harwinton, Connecticut, who notes this is good with baked beans (another good New England standby).
  6. Cool and freeze in individual ziplocs. Thaw and reheat.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Carrot1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spelt Flour/Products1 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A
Rice Cake/Flour1 ,2 ,4 B N B B B B N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 Sep 29, 2007 at 10:26 AM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Nov 11, 2007 at 09:07 AM By: Rodney