Eat Right 4 Your Type®

Official Website Of Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo & The Blood Type Diet®

Food Values   ♦   Search   ♦   Add Recipe   ♦   Recipe List   ♦   Newly Added   ♦   Help

A | B | O | AB
A non | B non | O non | AB non

Blood Type Diet Recipe


2 votes

Click Here For A Complete Or Abbreviated Printer Friendly Version

Share this recipe on Facebook

Contributed by: Shelly GroganAdded: Jan 07, 2010 at 11:28 PM


These chewy muffins are a great power breakfast or mid-morning pick me up without being too heavy or sweet. These muffins are not a good late night snack unless you plan on staying up all night!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)

  • Baked Good

  • 1 cup amaranth
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup chopped sweetened dried cranberries [check for avoids]
  • 3/4 cup soy milk [check for avoids][or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 cups spelt flour
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar [agave]
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon cinnamon [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 3 teaspoon baking powder [baking powder recipes]

How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Stir all dry ingredients together, mixing well.
  3. Cook amaranth in the 3 cups water, bring to boil and then simmer until water is absorbed.
  4. Warm cranberries in apple juice until boiling, then turn off and let rest.
  5. Beat egg into soy milk and add vanilla.
  6. Stir in cooked amaranth, then the cranberries and apple juice.
  7. Stir in dry ingredients and then the pecans.
  8. Fill greased muffin cups or liners 3/4 full and bake for 15-25 minutes, or until tops look dry and muffins are springy.
  9. Let cool and enjoy, recipe makes about 2 dozen muffins.

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
Egg (chicken... 1 N N N B N N N N
Amaranth B B B B A N N N
Spelt Flour/... 2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A
Clove N N N N N N N N
Vanilla N N N N N N N A
Rice Cake/Fl... 3 ,4 ,5 B N B B B B N N
Cranberry 1 B B B B B B N N
Apple/Apple ... 1 ,2 ,4 N N N N N N N A
Pecan/Pecan ... 1 ,2 N N N N 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.

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk 4 N N B B B B N N
Soy Milk 4 B N N A A N N A
Almond Milk 1 ,2 N N N N N N N A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Allspice 1 N N A A A A N N
Cinnamon 1 N N N N A A N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup N N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown... N A N A N A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be common allergens.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 Sep 11, 2010 at 10:08 PM By: Joe

    Edit this recipe (password required):

  •     Written in Perl by Peter D'Adamo. Copyright 2007-2015 All rights reserved.

    Need Help?

    Contact D'Adamo Personalized Nutrition customer service for support on where to begin.


    Personalized Living

    A Daily Webzine Celebrating The Wonder Of Individuality & The Blood Type Diet®

    Archive | Signup | Blog

    Become a Patient

    Center of Excellence in Generative Medicine (COEGM) is Dr. D'Adamo's main clinical facility. To schedule an appointment please visit:

    The statements made on our websites have not been evaluated by the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration).
    Our products and services are not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. If a condition persists, please contact your physician.
    Copyright © 2015, Hoop-A-Joop, LLC, Inc. All Rights Reserved