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Buckwheat Carob Cherry Muffins
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Contributed by: Deborah Hayes blog 05/11/2005Added: Feb 15, 2008 at 04:37 AM


They look like chocolate muffins and are very fluffy!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups of buckwheat flour
  • 2 cups of dried cherries
  • 1 cup of carob flavored rice milk
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons of gluten free baking powder [baking powder recipes]
  • a dash of cinnamon
  • a dash of allspice
  • a dash of sea salt
  • brown sugar - as much or as little as you prefer. [or BTD compliant substitute]
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 or 400 degrees. At 350, plan on 25 minutes, about 15 or 20 at 400 degrees.
  2. Combine dry ingredients including dried cherries.
  3. Beat eggs and combine wet ingredients in a different bowl.
  4. Add wet to dry and fold batter until all the flour has been moistened.
  5. Bake using lined muffin tins.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk1 N N B B B B N N
Cherry (all)2 ,3 ,4 B B B B N B B B
Egg (chicken)3 N N N B N N N N
Canola Oil1 ,3 N N N N A A N A
Carob  N N N N N N B N
Buckwheat/Kasha2 B N A A A A N A
Allspice3 N N A A A A N N
Cinnamon3 N N N N A A N A
Sea Salt3 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[4] 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.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Feb 16, 2008 at 01:16 PM By: Rodney