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Mango, Strawberry and Baby Spinach Salad
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Makes 1-2 portionsCombination of flavours works really well.Great for taking to work for lunch!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • 1 small mango or 1/2 large mango [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 small red onion
  • 3 ounces baby spinach
  • 5 strawberries [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 2 ounces pine nuts [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
How to make it:
  1. Toast the pine nuts for 2-3 minutes in a dry frying pan. Meanwhile peel and slice the mango.
  2. Slice the strawberries.
  3. Peel and dice the red onion.
  4. Mix all of the salad ingredients together then sprinkle with the toasted pine nuts.

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
Spinach/Spinach Juice2 ,3 B B N N N N B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pine Nut (Pignola)2 ,3 N N N N A A N N

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mango/Mango Juice2 ,3 ,4 A N A A N N B B
Strawberry1 ,3 N N N N N N N A

[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 high in pesticides.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • 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 19, 2007 at 11:17 PM By: Lola