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Pumpkin Salad
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Tasty pumpkin salad

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • pumpkin
  • honey
  • olive oil
  • feta cheese
  • pine nuts
How to make it:
  1. Cut pumpkin into small bite sized pieces
  2. Drizzle with virgin olive oil and honey
  3. Roast until cooked.
  4. Remove from oven and put into bowl and toss with toasted pine nuts and crumbled feta cheese.
  5. Very delicious salad or serve with pasta/orzo for a main dish.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Feta Cheese  N N B B B B N A
Honey1 N N N A N N N A
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Pumpkin1 B B N N A N B B
Pine Nut (Pignola)1 ,2 N N N N A A N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be common allergens.

  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • 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 Jan 12, 2011 at 00:20 AM By: Joe