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Contributed by: Lauren LagergrenAdded: Mar 09, 2014 at 06:47 PM


A warming soup perfect for a chilly autumn or winter day!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)

  • Soups and Broths

  • 1/2 large can pure pumpkin
  • 2-1/2 T ghee
  • 1 leek, white part only, sliced
  • 1/4 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1 t cinnamon or 1/4 nutmeg, 1/4 cloves
  • 1/2 t garlic powder
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1 T dark honey or agave syrup
  • 1 C water
  • 1 C almond milk or other nut milks

How to make it:
  1. Melt ghee in saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add sliced leeks and chopped onion. Cook over low heat until soft.
  3. Add water and seasonings, then pumpkin. Whisk together until incorporated.
  4. Add honey and almond milk; stir. Heat until hot; do not boil.
  5. Check and correct for seasoning.
  6. Makes 4 lunch/dinner or 8 appetizer servings.
  7. Try with: 5 spice, yellow onion, fresh garlic, nutmeg, or cloves(no more than 1/4 teaspoon)

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
Garlic 1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Leek 1 ,2 B B N N N N A A
Ghee (Clarified Butt... 2 N N N B N B N N
Almond Milk 2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Honey 2 N N N A N N N A
Cinnamon 2 N N N N A A N A
Pumpkin Seed/Pumpkin... 2 B B A A A N 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.

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Nutmeg 2 N N N N N N A N
Clove N N N N N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup N N N N N 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 are known to be 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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