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Yummy Greens - Have Ya Got the Beet?
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Delightful way to have your greens. Mild flavor, satisfies the salt craving with no added salt.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • Two bunches of beet greens including whole stems.
  • goat feta or sprinkle powder cheese, to taste
  • granulate garlic, to taste
  • onion, to taste
How to make it:
  1. Steam all the greens (include stems) in little water until tender but not overcooked or at too high a temperature.
  2. Slice across the stems & greens into bite size pieces.
  3. Add goat feta or sprinkle powder cheese (sheep's milk at Trader Joe's).
  4. Never add salt, it has enough of its own.
  5. A little granulated garlic or onion for added punch to immune system.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Beet Greens1 B B B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Feta Cheese- N N B B B B N A
Goat Cheese- N N B N B B N A

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 17, 2011 at 01:37 AM By: Joe