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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Contributed by: Destry Stokes KeyeAdded: May 24, 2012 at 12:34 AM

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

  • Uncategorized

  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 large carrots, peeled
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 1 Tablespoon crumbled fat-free feta or goat cheese (optional)

How to make it:
  1. Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high (350 deg. to 400 deg.).
  3. In an 8x8 inch foil pan combine lemon juice, honey, oil, and cumin and cinnamon. Set aside.
  4. Cut carrots diagonally into quarters about 1-1/2 inches long.
  5. Place in a pan of boiling water; cook 10 minutes or just until fork-tender; drain.
  6. Transfer carrots to grill.
  7. Grill 10 minutes or until tender and lightly charred, turning several times.
  8. Remove carrots from grill; add to lemon juice mixture in pan.
  9. Place pan directly on grill.
  10. Grill, covered 8 minutes.
  11. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  12. Season with salt and pepper to taste, sprinkle with cilantro and (if desired) cheese, and serve.

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
Carrot 1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Honey 2 N N N A N N N A
Olive Oil 2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Cinnamon 2 N N N N A A N A
Cumin N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice 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.

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cilantro 2 N B N N N N N N
Parsley 2 B N B B B B B B

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Goat Cheese N N B N B B N A
Feta Cheese N N B B B B N A

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

  • 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
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