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Carob Brownies
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Carob Brownies with crushed Walnuts

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 15 teaspoons carob powder
  • 1/3 cup ghee
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar [or 3/4 cups agave nectar]
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla [optional]
  • 1-1/2 cups spelt flour
  • less than 1 teaspoon baking soda [not in Typebase]
  • less than 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts or other nuts
How to make it:
  1. Heat oven to 325F.
  2. Grease 9x13' baking pan.
  3. Melt Ghee and carob powder in medium saucepan over low heat.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Mix in sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  6. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  7. Spread in pan.
  8. Bake about 25 minutes or until brownies start to pull away from sides of pan.
  9. Do not overbake.
  10. Cool slightly.
  11. Cut into bars.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Walnut (English)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Carob  N N N N N N B N
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

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

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
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 that contain gluten.
[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 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 Oct 04, 2007 at 11:09 PM By: Lola