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Grapefruit Special
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Contributed by: AmatoAdded: Oct 04, 2007 at 02:55 AM


Refreshing, satisfying drink!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Beverages
  • Juice of 2 grapefruit
  • Juice of 4 apricots
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 2 tsp blackstrap molasses
  • Sections from 1 grapefruit
  • 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
How to make it:
  1. Place grapefruit juice, apricot juice, 1 cup strawberries and blackstrap molasses in blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Strain into 2 chilled glasses.
  3. Top with grapefruit sections and strawberries.
  4. Serves 2
  5. Chill the fruit first for cold juice or add some ice cubes while blending.
  6. Try adding your favorite protein powder to make a light breakfast or snack

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Apricot/Apricot Juice1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N A
Molasses (Blackstrap)  B N B B B B N N
Grapefruit1 ,2 B B B B N N N N
Strawberry1 ,3 N N N N 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 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 04, 2007 at 08:54 AM By: Father Tiresias