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Apple Pear Crisp
4 votes


A baked fruit dessert.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • Apples
  • Pears
  • 2-3 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • Lemon juice (splash of bourbon, optional)
  • Whiff of allspice, coriander
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1/2 cup quinoa flour
  • 6-8 Tablespoons ghee
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
How to make it:
  1. Peel, core and slice thinly the apples and pears.
  2. Add the 2-3 T. sugar and the lemon and bourbon and allspice, etc.
  3. Then mix oats, quinoa flour and ghee quickly with fingers
  4. add cinnamon and spread around the top of the fruit in a baking pan.
  5. Bake 30 minutes at 400 degrees

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Quinoa  N N N N N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N
Sugar (Brown/White)  N A N A N A N A
Oat/Oat Bran/Oatmeal2 ,3 B N B B B N N A
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Allspice1 N N A A A A N N
Coriander- N N N N N N N N
Cinnamon1 N N N N A 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 which are high in phytates.

  • 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 01, 2007 at 08:56 AM By: Rodney
    • Revised Oct 02, 2007 at 07:08 AM By: Father Tiresias