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Best Trail Mix Ever!
10 votes

Contributed by: Peppermint TwistFrom the Recipe Archives


A dang fine trail mix

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Snack
  • Equal parts of the following:
  • Pumpkin Seeds, roasted, shelled and salted (I like Eden Organic brand, or freshly-roasted homemade would be fabulous)
  • Walnuts, roasted, shelled and salted
  • Organic raisins
  • Organic dried pineapple
  • Organic dried cranberries
  • Optional: Sunflower seeds, roasted, shelled and salted (which are a Type O avoid, but I use 'em sometimes)
  • Optional: Sea salt to taste (might not need it, with the nuts/seeds already being salted)
How to make it:
  1. Mix all and you have got the taste of heaven on earth!!!!! I MEAN! Can we tawwwwwwwwk?!!!!!!! Notches unknown!

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Raisin1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Walnut (English)2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Pineapple2 ,4 B B B B B B N N
Cranberry2 B B B B B B N N
Pumpkin Seed/Pumpkin Seed Butt...2 B B A A A N B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sunflower Seed/ Sunflower Seed...1 ,2 N A A A A A A A

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be common allergens.
[4] 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 30, 2007 at 04:36 PM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 02, 2007 at 01:00 PM By: Peppermint Twist