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Ranch Dressing, Revamped
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Ranch Salad Dressing

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Salad
  • 1 cup canola mayonnaise or other compliant mayonnaise [see mayonnaise recipe]
  • 3/4 fresh lemon (or 1/2-1 teaspoon +/- lemon juice)
  • 2 Tablespoon water
  • sea salt, to taste
  • garlic, to taste
  • dill weed, to taste
  • turmeric, to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon toasted sesame seed oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon flax seed oil
  • 1/8 cup olive oil
How to make it:
  1. Add lemon juice last.
  2. Adjust to your taste.
  3. Blend and enjoy.
  4. Adjust all oils and spices for blood type.
  5. Will keep several weeks in refrigerator.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Dill  N N N N N N N N
Walnut Oil2 ,3 B B B B N B N B
Flax Seed (Linseed) Oil1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N B B N
Turmeric  B N N B N N B N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Complex Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mayonnaise- A A N N N N N A

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Canola Oil2 ,3 N N N N A A N A
Sesame Oil1 ,2 N B A A A A N N

[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 genetically modified .

  • 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 04, 2007 at 03:32 PM By: Don