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Carrot Cake Bars
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Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1/3 cup organic canola oil or other allowed oil
  • OR 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons Lighter Bake
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1/3 cup Turbinado (unrefined) sugar (optional)
  • 2 organic eggs
  • 1 cup finely shredded organic carrot
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup oat flour, brown rice flour, or other allowed flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup drained canned crushed pineapple (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 1/2 cup currants (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350F (175C)
  2. Oil a 13' by 9' baking pan
  3. In a large bowl, combine oil or Lighter Bake, maple syrup or honey, Turbinado sugar (optional) and eggs
  4. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon
  5. add to wet mixture
  6. Stir in yogurt, pineapple, carrots, walnuts and raisins, mixing thoroughly. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out slightly moist with crumbs
  7. Set on a wire rack and cool in pan
  8. Cut into 20 bars
  9. Sprinkle lightly with confectioner's sugar (optional). Store in refrigerator or freeze.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Canola Oil1 ,2 N N N N A A N A
Walnut (English)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Currants (Black/Red)  N N N N N B N N
Carrot1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Honey1 N N N A N N N A
Oat Flour2 ,3 B N B B B N N A
Sugar (Brown/White)  N A N A N A N A
Yogurt1 N N B N B B A A
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 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 06:04 PM By: Rodney