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Apricot Raisin Muffins
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Contributed by: Deborah Hayes blog 07/30/2005Added: Feb 15, 2008 at 09:17 AM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1 cup of buckwheat flour [or BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 cup of brown rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder [baking powder recipes]
  • 1/2 pinch of sea salt
  • a little dark brown sugar (to taste) [or BTD compliant substitute]
  • cinnamon (to taste)
  • flax seeds (6 to 7 Tablespoons)
  • raisins
  • dried cranberries
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 can of apricots in fruit juice
How to make it:
  1. Blend the eggs, oil and apricots together.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a separate bowl and shake gently until well mixed.
  3. Add wet ingredients and mix lightly.
  4. Spoon into lined muffin tins and bake at 350 for about 20 - 25 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool before serving.

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
Flax Seed (Linseed)3 B B N N N N B N
Rice Cake/Flour3 ,4 B N B B B B N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Cranberry1 B B B B B B N N
Cinnamon1 N N N N A A N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Honey1 N N N A N N N A
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Buckwheat/Kasha4 B N A A A A N A

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

  • 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 01:31 PM By: Rodney