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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Contributed by: Syren4444Added: Mar 24, 2009 at 03:50 PM


A fresh, zesty salad/dish that is very light and refreshing!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)

  • Side Dish

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can beans of choice (garbanzo, black eyed peas)[or use a BTD compliant substitute])
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped (or use 2T dried)
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup tahini [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil (flavored is nice here)
  • 2 tablespoons hot water

How to make it:
  1. Cook the quinoa with the 2 cups water approx 15 minutes until absorbed.
  2. Chop onion and cilantro and set aside.
  3. In a food processor, magic bullet, or with a whisk, blend the rest of the ingredients together.
  4. Mix the cooked quinoa with the onion, cilantro, and dressing.
    Delicious on its own or served over lettuce. Try making some extra dressing!

Blood Type Diet Analysis:

Core Ingredients Analysis:
The ingredients in this category are either BTD compliant for all types or the recipe author and/or editor did not suggest a possible substitution. If this category contains avoids for your blood type this recipe may not work for you, unless you feel like you can omit the item or make an appropriate substitution. If you develop a great BTD compliant variation of this recipe please consider adding it to the Recipe Database.

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/S... 1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic 1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Quinoa N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Cilantro 2 N B N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon ... 2 B B B B N N N N

Variations and Substitutions Analysis:
This category of ingredients contains possible substitutions that may allow different blood types to use the recipe or ingredients that can be left out of the recipe altogether.

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sesame Butte... 2 N N A A A A N N
Almond/Almon... 2 N N N N N N N N

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garbanzo Bea... A A A A A A N A
Black Eyed P... B N A A A A B N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    Please Note:

    There are several cookbooks based on the Blood Type Diet that are available in print:

    Cook Right
    For Your Type

    Cookbook Type A

    Cookbook Type AB

    Cookbook Type B

    Cookbook Type O

    Revision History:
    • Revised Mar 24, 2009 at 05:53 PM By: Lola

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