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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Contributed by: Lifescript Healthy Living for WomenAdded: Jul 19, 2012 at 11:17 AM


Broccoli's impressive nutritional profile (think folate, vitamins C and A, fiber, etc) puts it high on the list of foods to eat more of, an inviting task when you toss it with crunchy pine nuts, soft, sweet onions and tangy balsamic vinegar.

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

  • Salad

  • 3 tablespoons pine nuts, or chopped slivered almonds
  • 2 teaspoons, extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO)
  • 1 cup chopped onion (about 1 medium)
  • 1/4 teaspon salt, or to taste
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar [lemon juice or ume plum vinegar]
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

How to make it:
  1. Toast pine nuts (or almonds) in a medium dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until lightly browned and fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a small bowl to cool.
  3. Add oil to the pan and heat over medium heat.
  4. Add onion and salt; cook, stirring occasionally, adjusting heat as necessary, until soft and golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, steam broccoli until just tender, 4 to 6 minutes.
  6. Transfer to a large bowl.
  7. Add the nuts, onion, vinegar and pepper; toss to coat.
  8. Serve immediately.

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
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Broccoli 1 ,2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Sea Salt 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.

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pine Nut (Pi... 2 ,3 N N N N A A N N
Almond/Almon... 2 N N N N N N N N

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Lemon/Lemon ... 2 B B B B N N N N

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vinegar (Bal... 2 ,3 A A A A N N A A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Blac... 2 A N A N A N 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 which may have a high mold count.

  • 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 30, 2013 at 07:54 PM By: ABJoe

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