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Beneficial Veggie Trio
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Kale, Black-eyed peas, & onion

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • 1 large onion
  • oil (I used grapeseed because it tolerates heat well) one package frozen black-eyed peas (16 oz)
  • one bunch of fresh kale salt
How to make it:
  1. Chop the onion. In a very large pot (I used an 8 quart pot)
  2. cook the onion in the oil until it is translucent
  3. Add 1 cup water and the black-eyed peas.
  4. Bring to a boil
  5. then reduce heat and cook 20 minutes
  6. Pull the leaves off the kale stems (I save the stems for juicing later)and tear them into bite sized pieces
  7. Add them to the pot
  8. Stir occasionally until the kale is wilted
  9. Cover and cook until the kale is tender
  10. Salt to taste.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Kale1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Black Eyed Pea  B N A A A A B N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

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 rich in glucosinolates.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 01, 2007 at 02:06 PM By: Rodney