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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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A delicious and healthy salad full of beneficial type A foods. Easy to make in a hurry because the ingredients can all be kept on hand. This salad satisfies every time! (I know, I just had it for lunch.)

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)

  • Salad

  • 1 bag of baby salad mix or baby spinch leaves
  • 1 can of sardine fillets in olive oil (available at Trader Joes)
  • 1 can of corn, or fresh corn cut off the cob if you have it
  • 1 half a perfectly ripe avocado
  • 1 bottle of Shitake Sesame Vinaigrette (Annies dressings, Trader Joes, Wild Oats)[or use a BTD compliant substitute]

How to make it:
  1. Fill two plates with bagged salad leaves.
  2. Rinse canned corn and sprinkle desired amount over beds of salad.
  3. Drain oil from can of sardine fillets, chunk up with a fork and sprinkle over salad.
  4. Slice avocado and divide between salads.
  5. Add dressing and enjoy! (This salad is also good with kalamata olives although they are on the 'avoid' list.)

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
Corn (all) 1 ,2 N A A A A A A A
Lettuce (Romaine) B N N N N N B N
Avocado 3 ,4 N N A A A A A B
Sardine 3 B B B B B B N B
Spinach/Spinach Juic... 3 ,4 B B N N N N 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.

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vinegar (Balsamic/Whit... 3 ,4 A A A A N N A A

Vegetable Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mushroom (Shiitake) 3 ,4 A N A A B B A A
Olive (Greek/Spanish) 3 A A N N A A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[4] 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 19, 2007 at 11:08 PM By: Lola

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

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