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Oatmeal Bars
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Easy & healthy oatmeal cookie-type bar

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3/4 cup extra light olive oil
  • 3 jumbo egg whites
  • 2 Tablespoon water
  • 2-1/2 cups white spelt flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups oats (rolled or quick)
  • 1 cup raisins, chocolate chips, Sundrops (healthy M&Ms), chopped dried apricots, etc.
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In large bowl combine sugar and brown sugar.
  3. In glass measuring cup or smaller bowl combine olive oil, egg whites and water, and add this to the sugar.
  4. In a third bowl, combine spelt flour, baking powder, soda and salt, and add to the sugar mixture.
  5. Stir in oats and raisins (or whatever you choose to add).
  6. Lightly grease the sides of a 9x13 metal pan with olive oil.
  7. Line with parchment paper for best results in removing bars (grease bottom of pan if not using parchment paper).
  8. Pat in the dough evenly and bake for 30-38 minutes until brown (ovens vary so experiment with the time).
  9. Glass pans retain more heat so reduce oven temp. and shorten cooking time, if using.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,4 B B B B B B B B
Oat/Oat Bran/Oatmeal2 ,5 B N B B B N N A
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Apricot/Apricot Juice1 ,2 ,4 B B N N N N N A
Raisin1 ,2 ,4 N N N N N N N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chocolate/ Cocoa4 N N N N N N N N

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

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[5] 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.

    Please Note:
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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 01, 2011 at 11:13 PM By: Joe