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Oat Bran Muffins
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A wheat and dairy-free snack or breakfast food.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Baked Good

    Wet ingredients:
  • 2 free range eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons sunflower oil [or BTD compliant oil]
  • 2 Tablespoons baking powder [baking powder recipes]
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup rice (or soy) milk. Use a little apple juice or water to increase moisture if final mixture is too firm. Mixture should flow easily off the spoon or muffins will be too dry.

    Dry ingredients:
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar [or BTD compliant sweetener]
  • 1 cup organic oat bran
  • 1 cup nut meal (can use almond, hazelnut or walnut as preferred)
  • 1 cup wheat-free flour [spelt or other BTD compliant flour]
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  2. Combine wet ingredients in a food processor
  3. Add dry ingredients and process for 1 minute to refine texture of oat bran
  4. Spoon mixture into muffin tin (use paper liners for easy removal and if you want to freeze muffins for later
  5. Bake for 15 to 19 minutes until golden.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Vanilla  N N N N N N N A
Oat/Oat Bran/Oatmeal2 ,3 B N B B B N N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Walnut (English)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Filbert (Hazelnut)1 ,2 N N A A A A N N
Almond/Almond Butter1 N N N N N N N N

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk2 N N B B B B N N
Soy Milk2 B N N A A N N A

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider1 ,2 N N N N N N N A

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Sunflower Oil1 ,2 N N A A A A A A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 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 rich in lignans.
[3] 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.

    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 21, 2007 at 01:07 PM By: Drea