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Banana Cherry Smoothie
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A fast smoothie with a delicious blend of bananas, cherries and walnuts that you can enjoy as a light meal or a quick snack.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Beverages
  • 1 1/2 cups water, or compliant milk
  • 1 Tablespoon English walnut pieces
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 cup cherries, frozen and pitted
  • 1/2 scoop nutritional yeast
  • 1 scoop lecithin
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Pour water or milk into blender. Add walnuts, banana, cherries, nutritional yeast, and lecithin. Add agave nectar if desired, to taste. Blend thoroughly and enjoy!

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cherry (all)1 ,2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Walnut (English)2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Banana2 ,3 A N A A B N B B
Lecithin  N N N N N N N N
Yeast (Brewers/Nutritional)  N B N B N B N B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N

[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 chitinase, an allergen.

  • 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 Jan 07, 2009 at 03:16 PM By: Diana
    • Revised Jan 08, 2009 at 01:38 AM By: Drea