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Contributed by: Susan Robinson-Baraboo, WIAdded: Feb 05, 2010 at 07:04 AM


This is the prettiest side salad one could have on their plate. Enjoy! Can be chilled and served as a side salad or warmed and served as a side dish.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)

  • Salad

  • 1 cup red quinoa
  • 1/2 cup purple onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup beets (chopped)
  • 1 cup carrots (chopped)
  • 1 cup broccoli (small florettes)
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins (Unsulfured), dried cranberries or currants may be substituted.
  • 1 cup fresh spinach (chopped)
  • 1 cup fresh arugula (chopped)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon apricot preserves (made only from fruit juice)or preserves for your blood type.

How to make it:
  1. Wash arugula and spinach and set aside to dry
  2. slightly steam vegetables (set aside)
  3. cook quinoa
  4. In a large mixing bowl add these ingredients:
  5. onion
  6. beets
  7. carrots
  8. raisins
  9. broccoli
  10. quinoa (cooked)
  11. apricot preserves (melted)
  12. Stir all ingredients together
  13. Cut spinach and arugula in 1/2'' to 1'' pieces and put on a dinner plate.
  14. Scoop with an ice cream scoop and place two scoops of quinoa salad on top of greens, serve and enjoy. :)

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/Spanish/Y... 1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Apricot/Apricot Juic... 1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N A
Quinoa N N N N N N N N
Raisin 1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Arugula N N N N N N N N
Beet 2 ,3 N N B N B B N N
Carrot 2 ,3 B N N N B B N B
Spinach/Spinach Juic... 2 ,3 B B N N N N B B
Broccoli 1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B

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.

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Currants (Black/Red) N N N N N B N N
Cranberry 2 B B B B B B 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 rich in glucosinolates.

  • 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 Jan 22, 2011 at 07:54 PM By: Joe

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