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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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This bread is a flavorful and dense bread that also slices beautifully.

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

  • Baked Good

  • 2 cups spelt flour
  • 1 cup kamut flour
  • 1/4 cup ground flax seed
  • 1/2 cup oat flour
  • 1 to 1-1/4 cups warm water*
  • 1 Tablespoon dry yeast
  • 2 Tablespoons honey [or BTD compliant sweetener]
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 to 1 cup raisins (optional)

How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Blend above ingredients (except raisins) together either in a machine or by hand.
  3. If using bread machine, set it on manual.
  4. Add all ingredients, waiting to add the raisin during the 'add' cycle.
  5. *Check to make sure there is adequate water. If dough is too stiff, you might need to add more.
  6. Let the dough rise twice.
  7. Remove from machine, punch down, shape and place in sprayed loaf pan to rise again.
  8. After it has risen, bake for about 40 minutes.
  9. After about 10 minutes, remove from pan to finish cooling.
  10. Slice when cool or mostly cool.


  11. If making by hand or mixer. add the raisins just before mixing is finished.
  12. The dough needs to rise twice before being shaped and put into the prepared loaf pan.
  13. Bake as directed above.

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
Flax Seed (L... 1 B B N N N N B N
Kamut 2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N A A A A N N
Spelt Flour/... 2 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A
Oat Flour 2 ,5 B N B B B N N A
Olive Oil 4 ,5 B B B B B B B B
Yeast (Baker... N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt 5 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.

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Raisin 4 ,5 ,6 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
Honey 5 N N N A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[2] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[6] 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 Oct 09, 2007 at 10:18 AM By: Drea

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

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