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pumpkin carob fruit smoothie
8 votes

Contributed by: patience pecoraroAdded: Mar 14, 2008 at 05:43 PM


This is a great dense smoothie with 7 beneficials for type o's. Even if you don't like pumpkin this is really good. It takes on the banana flavor in the smoothie.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (7 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Breakfast
  • 1 banana
  • 7 1/2 ounce organic canned pumpkin(no sugar added)
  • 1/3 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/3 cup frozen cherries
  • 8-10 oz pineapple or black cherry juice
  • 1 Tablespoon carob powder
  • serves 2-3

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cherry (all)1 ,2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Pumpkin2 B B N N A N B B
Carob  N N N N N N B N
Blueberry3 B B N B N B B B
Cherry Juice (Black)1 ,3 ,4 B B B B N B B B
Pineapple Juice2 B B N N B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Banana2 ,4 A N A A B N B B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.
[4] 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 Mar 20, 2008 at 05:06 PM By: Rodney