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Apple Rye Muffins
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Contributed by: Deborah Hayes blog 01/09/2005Added: Feb 12, 2008 at 09:35 AM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1 cups of dark pumpernickel rye flour
  • 2 cups of unsweetened natural applesauce
  • About cup melted ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 4 teaspoons of baking powder [baking powder recipes]
  • 2 eggs
  • cup canola oil (cold pressed)
How to make it:
  1. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl. Shake the bowl to mix the salt and baking powder well.
  2. Combine all wet ingredients. Mix well.
  3. Combine wet to dry. Taste. Does it need more butter? More salt? More apple?
  4. Fill 12 muffin cups 2/3 full. (Use the liners!)
  5. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rye Flour (whole rye)1 ,2 ,3 B B B B A A N N
Ghee (Clarified Butter)4 N N N B N B N N
Egg (chicken)4 N N N B N N N N
Canola Oil4 ,5 N N N N A A N A
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider3 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A
Sea Salt4 N N N N N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[5] 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 Feb 15, 2008 at 12:41 AM By: Rodney