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Flax muffins
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Contributed by: from Jim Garland blogAdded: Mar 07, 2008 at 12:53 AM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 3 cups ground flax seed (Golden, and fresh ground if possible)
  • 1-1/4 cup flour (I used 3/4 Cup each of Arrowhead Mills oat and spelt)
  • 3/4 cup milk (I used 1/2 Cup of Rice Dream, & 1/4 Cup of Eden unsweetened soy milk)
  • 1/2 cup sweetener (I used Wholsome Sweeteners blackstrap molasses)
  • 2 large eggs (free range and organic if possible)
  • 2 Tablespoons oil (I used 1 Tablespoon each of spectrum sesame and olive... Use unrefined if you can.)
  • 1 Tablespoon of Baking powder (aluminum and cornstarch free if you can find it...) [baking powder recipes]
  • Dash of sea salt (optional)
  • Dash of cinnamon (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Mix all dry in one bowl, and all the wet in another.
  3. Whisk 'em up... That's right... Beat it... Good....
  4. Mix the dry and wet together and sppon into a greased muffin pan
  5. Bake 'em for 18 minutes or so.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Flax Seed (Linseed)2 B B N N N N B N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk2 N N B B B B N N
Soy Milk2 B N N A A N N A

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sesame Oil1 ,2 N B A A A A N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vanilla- N N N N N N N A
Cinnamon1 N N N N A A N A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Oat Flour2 ,3 B N B B B N N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Almond Extract1 ,2 N N A A A A N N
Molasses (Blackstrap)- B N B B B B N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be common allergens.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 May 16, 2008 at 10:54 PM By: Rodney