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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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A great dish to serve at Thanksgiving or any time of the year.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)

  • Side Dish

  • 3 med acorn or Butternut Squash
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 med Onions, chopped
  • 3 stalks Celery, chopped
  • 1 lb Mushrooms, sliced (use BTD compliant type of mushrooms)
  • 1/2 tsp Marjoram, dried
  • 1/4 tsp Basil, ground
  • 1/4 tsp Savory, ground
  • 1/4 tsp Thyme, ground
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Broth
  • 4 cup Wild Rice blend, cooked (Type B avoid, substitute plain rice)
  • 3 Tbsp Tamari
  • 1/2 cup Pecans,toasted & chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice

How to make it:
  1. Cut squash in half and remove seeds.
  2. Place squash cut side down on oiled baking pan.
  3. Add water so that it is 1/2' up the sides.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for about 40 minutes, or until soft when pierced with a fork.
  5. Saute onion and celery in oil.
  6. Add mushrooms, herbs and stock.
  7. Simmer about 15 minutes.
  8. Add rice, tamari, and mix together well.
  9. Remove from heat, add nuts and juice.
  10. Pack into squash halves.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 30 minutes, or until heated through.
  12. Optional: Crumbled tofu (12 oz.) can be soaked in the tamari and added with the rice.
  13. Additional nuts can be added to the mixture (1/2 cup).

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
Mushroom (Portobello... 2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Tamari (wheat-free) 3 B N N N N N N A
Savory N N N N N N N N
Celery/ Celery Juice 2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Rice (White/Brown/Ba... 3 ,4 N N B B N N N N
Rice (Wild) 3 N N B B A N N N
Marjoram N N N N N N N N
Thyme 2 N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Basil 2 N N N N N N N B
Squash (Summer/Winte... 2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N N
Pecan/Pecan Butter 2 ,3 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.

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mushroom (Domestic whi... 2 ,3 B A N N N N A 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 with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • 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 Oct 01, 2007 at 08:39 PM By: Don

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  •     Written in Perl by Peter D'Adamo. Copyright 2007-2015 All rights reserved.

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