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Honey Mustard Marinade/Dressing
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Contributed by: ZolaFrom the Recipe Archives


Great marinade for chicken/turkey or as a green salad dressing.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Other
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 c tangerine juice [or BTD compliant citrus juice, such as grapefruit], freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 cup dijon mustard [mustard recipes]
  • 3 Tablespoons honey [or BTD compliant sweetener]
  • 1 teaspoon thyme, crumbled
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
How to make it:
  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl.

    For use as a marinade for chicken or turkey:

  2. Put meat in a Ziploc freezer bag and pour marinade in. Makes enough for 2 huge chicken breasts.
  3. Let marinate for 4 hours or more.
  4. Grill, bake, saute to your liking.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Thyme1 N N N N N N N N
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Grapefruit Juice1 B B N N N N N N
Tangerine/Tangerine Juice1 A N N A N N A A

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mustard (wheat-free, vinegar-f...1 N N N N N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Honey1 N N N A N N N A
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N

[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.

    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 14, 2007 at 05:50 PM By: Drea