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Cardamom Muffins
3 votes

Contributed by: RibbitAdded: Apr 17, 2008 at 08:47 AM


Egg-free, dairy-free, gluten-free

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Breakfast
  • Dry:
  • 2 cups rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg (opt.)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cardamom
  • Liquid:
  • 1/2 cup boiling water + 2 Tablespoons golden flax meal
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (opt.)
  • 4 Tablespoons agave
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup water
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line muffin tin with paper cups.
  3. Mix dry ingredients.
  4. Mix liquid ingredients and stir well (can use beater).
  5. Gently and quickly stir all ingredients together and quickly divide between 12 muffin cups (so as not to lose the fluff).
  6. Bake 350 for 20 min.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup  N N N N N N N N
Flax Seed (Linseed)1 B B N N N N B N
Ghee (Clarified Butter)2 N N N B N B N N
Rice Cake/Flour1 ,2 ,3 B N B B B B N N
Cardamom  N N N N N N N N
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Nutmeg2 N N N N N N A N
Vanilla- N N N N N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 07, 2009 at 12:06 AM By: Lola