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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Served hot or cold it is a creamy soup. Can be served as an appetizer or light entree. If too thick add more chicken broth, milk or water.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (6 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)

  • Soups and Broths

  • 1 pound parsnips, peeled and cut into rounds
  • 2 cups fat-free chicken broth [or vegetable broth]
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil [or olive oil]
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • l/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • l/4 teaspoon fresh ground black peppercorns
  • 1 can (12oz) evaporated skim milk [or other BTD compliant milk]

How to make it:
  1. Combine the parsnips and chicken broth in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat to low and cook covered for about 20 minutes or until parsnips can be easily pierced with a fork.
  3. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-low heat.
  4. Add the cooked parsnips, reserving the cooking stock to add later.
  5. Cook the parsnips over medium-high heat, stirring frequently until lightly browned.
  6. Add the chopped onion and apples and continue to cook, covered over low heat for 30 more minutes or until onions are soft and translucent.
  7. Add the reserved cooking stock, thyme, sea salt and fresh ground black peppercorns, and mix well.
  8. Cool slightly then spoon mixture in a blender or food processor.
  9. Add the canned milk and blend until smooth.
  10. Pour the soup back into the cooking pot.
  11. Serve immediately for hot soup, cool to room temperature or refrigerate for cold soup.
  12. Makes 6 servings.

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/S... 1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Parsnip 3 ,4 ,5 B B B B B B B N
Thyme 2 N N N N N N N N
Apple/Apple ... 1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
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.

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk 3 N N B B B B N N
Soy Milk 3 B N N A A N N A
Almond Milk 2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Milk (Goat) N A B B B B A A
Milk (Cow-Wh... A A A A B N A A
Milk (Cow-Sk... A A N N B N A A

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Canola Oil 2 ,3 N N N N A A N A
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Blac... 2 A N A N A 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 may be genetically modified .
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 18, 2007 at 11:29 AM By: Don

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

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