Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Banana Spice Squares


Simple, no-grain, no-sugar, no dairy square recipe. Makes a great snack on the go!O secretors can substitutes allspice for the nutmeg (an avoid for them).

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1 cup vegetable glycerine
  • 1 cup mashed bananas (approximately 3)
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup flax seed meal
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine bananas and veg glyc in large bowl.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients and stir into liquid.
  4. Bake in a nonstick 8x8 baking pan for approximately 35 minutes.
  5. Note: You can add 3 or 4 tablespoons of cocoa or carob.
  6. If add cocoa, may need to add more sweetener/veg glyc.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Clove  N N N N N N N N
Banana1 ,2 A N A A B N B B
Flax Seed (Linseed)3 B B N N N N B N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

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

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • 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:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 01, 2007 at 10:18 PM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 18, 2007 at 01:43 PM By: Drea