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Sweet Potato With Banana
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Boiled sweet potatoes, then baked to a yummy casserole type dish. Perfect side dish with fish.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (5 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 small banana
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon honey [or BTD compliant sweetener]
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
How to make it:
  1. Boil Sweet potato for 25 minutes.
  2. Remove from water and peel.
  3. Preheat oven 300 degrees F.
  4. Let the potatoes cool for 10 minutes.
  5. Slice into 1/4-inch discs.
  6. Slice banana the same way.
  7. Pour oil into small baking dish.
  8. Place slices of sweet potato and banana into dish.
  9. Pour in the rest of the ingredients and stir easy, being careful not to break up potatoes.
  10. Bake in oven for 15 minutes.
  11. Let set 5 minutes.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Potato (Sweet)3 ,4 A N B B B B B N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
Banana2 ,3 A N A A B N B B
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...  A A A A N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

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 rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.

  • 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 08, 2007 at 10:10 PM By: Drea