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Irish Soda Bread 2
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Irish soda bread is easy to make although a little heavy, so this recipe is an altered variation, made in the oven.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1 cup spelt flour [or kamut flour]
  • 1-1\2 cups rye flour [or BTD compliant flour]
  • 1\4 cup ground flax
  • 1\3 cup sugar [or BTD compliant sweetener, such as agave]
  • 1-1\2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1-1\4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 cups soy milk [or BTD compliant milk]
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix dry ingredients together.
  3. Mix in milk and sweetener.
  4. Pour into loaf pan and bake for approximately 1 hour, or until skewer comes out clean.
  5. When cool, slice and freeze.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Flax Seed (Linseed)1 B B N N N N B N
Rice Cake/Flour1 ,2 B N B B B B N N
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt3 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk1 N N B B B B N N
Soy Milk1 B N N A A N N A
Milk (Goat)- N A B B B B A A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Kamut2 ,3 N N A A A A N N
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Rye Flour (whole rye)2 ,3 B B B B A A N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] 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 08, 2007 at 03:39 PM By: Drea