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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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I adapted my favorite scone recipe to be ok for almost any blood type (I'm an A). These scones are delicious and make a healthy breakfast or snack. I make them quickly in my food processor, but they can be made by hand too.

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

  • Dessert

  • 2 3/4 cups whole spelt flour
  • 1/4 cup oatmeal (or cornmeal)
  • 1/2 cup sugar [or 1/4 cup agave]
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons baking powder or variations
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 stick cold margarine (or butter), cut into chunks
  • 1 cup soy milk mixed with 1-2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • (or 1 cup buttermilk)
  • 1/2 cup dried apples,chopped
  • 1/2 c. walnuts, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons coarse raw sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (or 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg)

How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. Grease a cookie sheet (or use parchment paper)
  3. Mix dry ingredients in processor
  4. Add margarine & pulse until resembles cornmeal
  5. Add soy milk, apples, nuts-pulse just until mixed
  6. Place dough onto lightly floured wax paper
  7. Wet hands & pat dough into an 8' circle
  8. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon
  9. Cut into 8 slices (rinse knife as you slice)
  10. Pick up & place slices on baking sheet
  11. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned
  12. Cool on rack & eat warm or at room temp.


  13. When cool, wrap any scones you're not eating
  14. the same day & freeze. You can reheat them
  15. in microwave for about 30 sec. or in the oven.
  16. Scones dry out quickly, this way they taste like they were just baked.

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
Spelt Flour/... 1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A
Oat/Oat Bran... 1 ,4 B N B B B N N A
Apple/Apple ... 3 ,4 ,5 N N N N N N N A
Sea Salt 4 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.

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Buttermilk 4 A A A A N N A A
Soy Milk 5 B N N A A N N A

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Walnut (Engl... 4 ,5 B B B B N B B B

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sugar (Brown... N A N A N A N A

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter 4 A A A A N N N N
Ghee (Clarif... 4 N N N B N B N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[5] 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

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 10, 2007 at 09:32 AM By: Rodney

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

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