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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Dried fruit, nut & seed snack, sweet but not as sickly as some bought bars. Any combination of dried fruit, nuts & seeds could be used.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (4 beneficials)

  • Dessert

  • 2 ounces dates
  • 2 ounces prunes
  • 1 ounce pumpkin seeds [or BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 ounce walnuts
  • 1 ounce ground flaxseed or LSA [see note below]
  • 2 ounces sultanas or raisins
  • 2 ounces dried apricots
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 2 ounces sesame seeds


  • The 'LSA' included in the recipe comes from 'The Liver Cleansing Diet' by Dr Sandra Cabot and consists of 3 parts flaxseed, 2 parts sunflower seeds, 1 part almonds, all ground up together. Store in freezer.

How to make it:
  1. Put the dates, prunes, pumpkin seeds, walnuts & LSA/flaxseed into food processor.
  2. Process until fruit is mashed and nuts and seeds are roughly chopped (or until all pureed together).
  3. Add sultanas/raisins and apricots and process until combined.
  4. Add enough water to bind together.

    To make balls :

  5. Roll spoonfuls of the mixture in sesame seeds until well coated.
  6. Chill.
  7. Makes about 20 small balls

    To make bars:

  8. Stir the sesame seeds into the mixture and press into a tin that has been lined with baking paper or lightly greased.
  9. Chill.
  10. Can then be cut into whatever size you want.

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
Apricot/Apricot Juic... 1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N A
Raisin 1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Walnut (English) 2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Date (all) 2 N N N N N N N A
Flax Seed (Linseed) 3 B B N N N N B N
Prune/Prune Juice 2 ,4 B B N A 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.

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sunflower Seed/ Sunflo... 1 ,2 N A A A A A A A
Sesame Seed 1 ,2 N N A A A A N N
Almond/Almond Butter 2 N N N N N N N N
Pumpkin Seed/Pumpkin S... 2 B B A A A N B B

[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 with a high glycemic index.

  • 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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