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Amaranth Flatbreads/ Crackers
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These flat breads are high in protein and crisp and tasty. They can be eaten plain or with a spread and can made into smaller circles to act as crackers.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • 1 cup amaranth flour (1/4 amaranth flour for rolling)
  • 1 Tablespoon arrowroot flour
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed ground or whole (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon ground dried chives (any desired herb)
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix dry ingredients in large bowl together.
  3. In separate bowl combine water and oil and beat with a fork.
  4. Slowly add water/oil to dry ingredients turning the flour slowly.
  5. Mix ingredients until firm ball but not too sticky.
  6. Oil flat baking pan and roll out (or pat with hands) small balls of dough until 1/8th inch thick using extra flour to keep from sticking.
  7. Place in oven for 3-5 minutes.
  8. Remove and flip the flat breads, put them back in the oven for another 3 minutes.
  9. They are served well warm or cold, refrigerate any extras.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chives  N N N N N N N N
Arrowroot  N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Amaranth  B B B B A N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Flax Seed (Linseed)3 B B N N N N B 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 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 05, 2007 at 05:04 PM By: Don
    • Revised Oct 10, 2007 at 09:09 AM By: Rodney