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Jill's Spelt Pumpkin Waffles
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Pumpkin flavored waffles, good enough to eat without syrup!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Breakfast
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups spelt flour [or kamut flour]
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil or ghee
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin
  • 1 cup vanilla or plain rice milk
  • 1 Tablespoon honey [or agave]
  • 1 or 2 shakes of each: cloves, allspice, and ginger
How to make it:
  1. Mix all ingredients in a glass measuring pitcher with a spoon until well blended.
  2. Pour about 1/4 to 1/3 cup batter onto heated waffle iron.
  3. Remove from iron when batter stops steaming (about a minute or maybe two).
  4. Serve with warmed maple syrup or fruit jam.
  5. Makes about 14-15 small waffles

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk1 N N B B B B N N
Egg (chicken)2 N N N B N N N N
Pumpkin2 B B N N A N B B
Clove  N N N N N N N N
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil2 ,3 B B B B B B B B

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)2 N N N B N B N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Kamut3 ,4 N N A A A A N N
Spelt Flour/Products3 ,4 N N N N N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Allspice2 N N A A A A N N
Cinnamon2 N N N N A A N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Honey2 N N N A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] 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 14, 2007 at 11:04 PM By: Drea