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French Muffins for O and A
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Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (5 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 18 cl soy milk [or rice]
  • 1 teaspoon green tea
  • ginger, cinnamon
  • 150 grams of spelt flour (or rice flour, or kamut flour or a mixture of several)
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder baking powder Recipes
  • 80 grams of sugar [or agave]
  • 1 egg
  • 125 gr of butter (or 100 gr of ghee)
  • a pinch of sea salt
How to make it:
  1. Boil the soy milk with a pinch of ginger and cinnamon. Add the tea and leave it to infuse 10 minutes.
  2. Filter it and let it cool down.
  3. Mix the flour, baking powder, sugar and the sea salt and dig a hole in the middle.
  4. Add to the soy milk, egg andmelted butter (or ghee for the A) and mix with the whisk. Pour this mixture in the hole of the flour and mix with a wooden spoon.
  5. Preheat the oven to 220 Celsius (th. 7-8) or 428 Fahrenheit
  6. Lightly oil or butter the muffins baking tray or 12 small greaseproof paper muffin pans.
  7. Pour the mixture.
  8. Cook in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes. Check the baking with the blade of a knife.
  9. Turn out when still hot (only if you use the tray).
  10. Can be kept 2 ou 3 days in a metal or plastic box.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Green Tea1 B B B B B B B B
Ginger1 B B N B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

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

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cinnamon1 N N N N A A N A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Cake/Flour2 ,3 B N B B B B N N
Spelt (whole)2 ,3 N N B N B N N A

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter1 A A A A N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 N N N B N B N N

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 with a high glycemic index.
[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.

    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 30, 2007 at 08:55 AM By: Rodney