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Raw Enzyme Relish
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A raw enzyme dish to boost digestion. It has texture, color, and sweet/sour taste. Gets the 'juices flowing' for those 'A's out there!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • 1 pound fresh (cleaned/spun dry) Cranberries
  • 2 cups raw Pumpkin Seeds
  • 1 large fuji Apple (tart/crisp)
  • 1/2 cup diced raw Pineapple
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced Celery
  • 1/4 cup plain Yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Blackstrap Molasses (or maple syrup)
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • fresh finely grated Ginger
  • Poppy Seeds
  • Allspice
  • Cinnamon
  • Tarragon
  • Sea Salt
How to make it:
  1. In food processor coarsely chop 1 pound fresh (cleaned/spun dry) cranberries and 2 cups raw pumpkin seeds.
  2. Dice 1 large unpeeled fuji apple.
  3. Toss diced apple in lemon juice to prevent browning.
  4. In large bowl combine the cranberry and pumpkin seed mixture with the diced apple, pineapple, celery, yogurt, blackstrap molasses, sugar, and lemon juice. Sprinkle with fresh finely grated ginger, poppy seeds, allspice, cinnamon, a tiny pinch of tarragon, and sea salt.
  5. Serves 12. This recipe is ample.
  6. You may need to modify amounts.
  7. Serve with Thick/Hearty Pinto Bean Soup, Live Red Onion and Pine Nut Topping, Kasha, Green Tea/Lime Slushie.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pineapple1 ,2 B B B B B B N N
Celery/ Celery Juice2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Tarragon  N N N N N N N B
Ginger2 B B N B B B B B
Molasses (Blackstrap)  B N B B B B N N
Sugar (Brown/White)  N A N A N A N A
Yogurt2 N N B N B B A A
Cranberry2 B B B B B B N N
Pumpkin Seed/Pumpkin Seed Butt...2 B B A A A N B B
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Poppy Seed2 N N A A A A A 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

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.

  • 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 01, 2007 at 08:07 PM By: Don