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Gluten-free Lemon Poppyseed Muffins
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Contributed by: RibbitAdded: May 06, 2008 at 03:05 PM


Moist, fluffy...everything you want in a muffin.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 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)
  • Baked Good
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 cup golden flax meal
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 teaspoons ghee
  • 8 Tablespoons agave
  • 1 cup millet flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon poppy seeds (may be omitted)
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. Line muffin tin with paper cups.
  3. Heat water, stir in flax meal till smooth and thickened. Stir in other liquid ingredients.
  4. Mix together all dry ingredients.
  5. Stir all ingredients together and divide between 12 muffin cups.
  6. Bake 20 min.
  7. Let cool for a while or paper will stick to muffins.

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
Millet3 N N B B B B N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Poppy Seed2 N N A A A A A 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 04:46 PM By: Lola