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Spinach and Artichoke dip
8 votes

Contributed by: Deborah Hayes blog 01/23/2005Added: Feb 13, 2008 at 04:57 AM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • One can of artichoke hearts
  • Fresh spinach
  • Minced garlic (1 teaspoon)
  • Sea salt
  • Dairy free mayonnaise from the health food store [or other compliant mayonnaise][mayonnaise recipes]
How to make it:
  1. Drain artichoke hearts; add all ingredients and pureee in a blender.
  2. Personally, I prefer more spinach than artichoke.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spinach/Spinach Juice1 ,2 B B N N N N B B
Garlic1 ,3 B N B B N B N B
Artichoke (globe/Jerusalem)1 B B A A A N B B
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Complex Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mayonnaise- A A N N N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.
[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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Feb 15, 2008 at 12:39 AM By: Rodney