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Contributed by: MsRubyLuAdded: Jan 15, 2011 at 01:13 PM


Very cake like muffin with a not sweet gingerbread flavor. Easily adapted for any bloodtype or Genotype.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (8 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (8 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (10 beneficials)
  • Type B (8 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (0 beneficials)

  • Baked Good

  • 1-1/4 cups quinoa flour
  • 1/2 cup amaranth flour
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup millet flour [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed meal
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder or equivalent
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1/4 cup blackstrap molasses
  • 1/4 cup ghee or approved oil
  • 2 cups liquid (milk,nut milk,water,yogurt and water)
  • 2 eggs

How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Sift dry ingredients together.
  3. If using ghee, cut it in until mixture resembles coarse bread crumbs.
  4. Combine eggs, milk, and molasses(add oil substitution here), then stir the liquids into the flour mixture.
  5. Bake in greased or papered muffin pan for 25 to 30 minutes.
  6. Makes about 1-1/2 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
Flax Seed (Linseed) 1 B B N N N N B N
Clove N N N N N N N N
Rice Cake/Flour 1 ,2 B N B B B B N N
Sea Salt 3 N N N N N N N N
Cream of Tartar N N N N N N N N
Egg (chicken) 3 N N N B N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butt... 3 N N N B N B N N
Baking Soda N N N N N N N N
Cardamom N N N N N N N N
Molasses (Blackstrap... B N B B B B N N
Millet 2 N N B B B B 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
Almond Milk 3 ,4 N N N N N N N A
Milk (Goat) N A B B B B A A
Coconut Milk 3 A N A A A A A A
Milk (Cow-Whole) A A A A B N A A
Rice Milk 1 N N B B B B N N
Soy Milk 1 B N N A A N N A
Milk (Cow-Skim or 2%) A A N N B N A A

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Safflower Oil 3 N A A A A A A A
Sunflower Oil 3 ,4 N N A A A A A A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cinnamon 3 N N N N A A N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Molasses B N N N N N N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Wheat (White Flour Pro... 2 ,4 N A N A N A A A
Amaranth B B B B A N N N
Oat Flour 2 ,4 B N B B B N N A
Teff A N A A A A N N
Wheat (Refined Unbleac... 2 ,4 N A A A N A A A
Spelt Flour/Products 2 ,4 N N N N N N N A
Wheat (Whole Wheat Pro... 2 ,4 N A N A A A A A
Rye Flour (whole rye) 2 ,4 B B B B A A N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • 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
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