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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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This acorn squash based soup is rich with beneficial vegetables like carrot, garlic and onion. It is so rich and so delicious...a perfect winter soup!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (6 beneficials)
  • Type B (6 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (7 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (6 beneficials)

  • Soups and Broths

  • 2 medium organic acorn squash
  • 4 Tablespoons maple syrup [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 4 teaspoons butter or oil of choice
  • 1 head garlic, cloves separated and peeled
  • 2 large carrots, cut into chunks
  • 1 large onion, peeled, cut into wedges
  • 4 cups low salt chicken broth [or other BTD compliant broth]
  • 3/4 cup compliant unsweetened milk of choice
  • basil or parsley sprigs for garnish

How to make it:
  1. Halve the two squashes lengthwise.
  2. Scoop out seeds and place into a 13x9x2 glass baking dish, cut side up.
  3. Place 1 tablespoon of syrup and 1 teaspoon of butter or oil into each cavity.
  4. Arrange chopped vegetables and garlic around squash.
  5. Add 2 cups of chicken broth to bottom of pan.
  6. Cover tightly with foil.
  7. Bake at 350F for 2 hours.
  8. Remove pan from oven and let vegetables cool slightly.
  9. Scoop pulp out of shells back into dish.
  10. Then, in two batches, puree the mixture in a food processor or blender, placing puree into large saucepan.
  11. Stir in remaining chicken broth and heat until mixture bubbles.
  12. Stir in milk.
  13. Season to taste.
  14. Ladle into bowls and garnish!

    Can be made in advance frozen.

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
Squash (Summer/Winte... 1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Onion (Red/Spanish/Y... 2 ,4 B B N N N B B B
Garlic 2 ,4 B N B B N B N B
Carrot 1 ,2 B N N N B B N B
Basil 2 N N N N N N N B
Parsley 2 B N 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.

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Milk (Goat) N A B B B B A A
Milk (Cow-Whole) A A A A B N A A
Rice Milk 3 N N B B B B N N

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil 2 ,4 B B B B B B B B

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter 2 A A A A N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup N N N N N N N N
Maple Syrup N N N A N N N A

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken 2 N N A A A A N N
Turkey 2 N B B B N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • 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
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