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Apricot walnut gluten free muffins
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Contributed by: Deborah Hayes blog 09/25/2005Added: Feb 12, 2008 at 09:07 AM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1 can of whole apricots in juice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of buckwheat flour
  • 1 cup of brown rice flour
  • 1/4 cup tapioca flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons of baking powder[baking powder recipes]
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons of baking soda
  • a pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons of walnut butter
  • raisins
How to make it:
  1. Mix the eggs and apricots in a food processor. Combine dry ingredients well and then add your liquids.
  2. Add raisins last, and taste the mix. If necessary add more brown sugar.
  3. Bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 20 - 30 minutes.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Apricot/Apricot Juice1 ,2 B B N N N N N A
Raisin1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Walnut (English)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Buckwheat/Kasha2 B N A A A A N A
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Rice Cake/Flour2 ,3 ,4 B N B B B B N N
Sugar (Brown/White)  N A N A N A N A
Tapioca  N N A A A N N A
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[4] 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 Feb 15, 2008 at 12:38 AM By: Rodney