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Flax Seed Balls
7 votes


Elegant and delicious.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 3/4 cup ground Flax Seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. Oat Flour
  • 1 tsp ground Cloves or Cinnamon or 1/2 tsp Nutmeg (or any combination of spices that are BTD appropriate)
  • 2 Tbsp. Peanut Butter or BTD appropriate nut butter
  • 1/4 cup Rice Syrup
How to make it:
  1. Knead with hands until completely mixed.
  2. Tear off pieces of the dough and roll into balls.
  3. Leave plain, or dust with cocoa powder.
  4. Makes about 12 balls.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Peanut/Peanut Butter1 B B B N A A A A
Flax Seed (Linseed)2 B B N N N N B N
Oat Flour3 ,4 B N B B B N N A
Rice Syrup2 N A N A N N N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Almond/Almond Butter1 N N N N N N N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Nutmeg1 N N N N N N A N
Clove- N N N N N N N N
Cinnamon1 N N N N A A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[3] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[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 Oct 01, 2007 at 03:21 PM By: Don