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Contributed by: from Lifescript Healthy Living for WomenAdded: Jul 19, 2012 at 11:26 AM


A picnic favorite, this salad combines broccoli, water chestnuts, cranberries and just a little bacon for delicious results.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB (7 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)

  • Salad

  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise [mayonnaise recipes]
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream [or plain yogurt]
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar [or lemon juice]
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 cups finely chopped broccoli crowns
  • 1 (8 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, rinsed and chopped
  • 3 slices cooked turkey bacon, crumbled
  • 3 Tablespoons dried cranberries
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

How to make it:
  1. Whisk garlic, mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar and sugar in a large bowl.
  2. Add broccoli, water chestnuts, bacon bits, cranberries and pepper.
  3. Stir to coat with dressing.

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
Garlic 1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Water Chestn... 3 N N N N N N N N
Cranberry 2 B B B B B B N N
Sugar (Brown... N A N A N A N A
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
Lemon/Lemon ... 2 B B B B N N N N

Complex Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mayonnaise A A N N N N N A

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

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Blac... 2 A N A N A N N N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sour Cream (... N A B B N N A A
Yogurt 2 N N B N B B A A

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Turkey 2 N B B B N N N N
Bacon/Ham/Po... 2 A A A A A A A A

[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 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 Mar 30, 2013 at 07:32 PM By: ABJoe

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