Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Fig Banana smoothie

Contributed by: Mike Staffieri blog 7/18/2004Added: Feb 15, 2008 at 01:45 PM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Breakfast
  • 1 cup chopped California figs (stems removed)
  • 1 cup 1-inch banana slices
  • 1 cup plain low fat yogurt
  • 3 cups crushed ice
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
How to make it:
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender (not a food processor), and blend until smooth - approximately 2-3 minutes.
  2. Strain liquid and pour into tall, chilled glasses.
  3. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Honey1 N N N A N N N A
Fig (Fresh/Dried)1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Yogurt1 N N B N B B A A
Banana1 ,2 A N A A B N B B
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.

  • 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 16, 2008 at 01:30 PM By: Rodney