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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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A raw enzyme dish to boost digestion. It has texture, color, and sweet/sour taste. Gets the 'juices flowing' for those 'A's out there!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (7 beneficials)

  • Appetizer

  • 1 pound fresh (cleaned/spun dry) Cranberries
  • 2 cups raw Pumpkin Seeds
  • 1 large fuji Apple (tart/crisp)
  • 1/2 cup diced raw Pineapple
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced Celery
  • 1/4 cup plain Yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Blackstrap Molasses (or maple syrup)
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • fresh finely grated Ginger
  • Poppy Seeds
  • Allspice
  • Cinnamon
  • Tarragon
  • Sea Salt

How to make it:
  1. In food processor coarsely chop 1 pound fresh (cleaned/spun dry) cranberries and 2 cups raw pumpkin seeds.
  2. Dice 1 large unpeeled fuji apple.
  3. Toss diced apple in lemon juice to prevent browning.
  4. In large bowl combine the cranberry and pumpkin seed mixture with the diced apple, pineapple, celery, yogurt, blackstrap molasses, sugar, and lemon juice. Sprinkle with fresh finely grated ginger, poppy seeds, allspice, cinnamon, a tiny pinch of tarragon, and sea salt.
  5. Serves 12. This recipe is ample.
  6. You may need to modify amounts.
  7. Serve with Thick/Hearty Pinto Bean Soup, Live Red Onion and Pine Nut Topping, Kasha, Green Tea/Lime Slushie.

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
Pineapple 1 ,2 B B B B B B N N
Celery/ Celery Juice 2 ,3 B N B B N N N N
Tarragon N N N N N N N B
Ginger 2 B B N B B B B B
Molasses (Blackstrap... B N B B B B N N
Sugar (Brown/White) N A N A N A N A
Yogurt 2 N N B N B B A A
Cranberry 2 B B B B B B N N
Pumpkin Seed/Pumpkin... 2 B B A A A N B B
Apple/Apple Juice/Ci... 2 ,3 N N N N N N N A
Sea Salt 2 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice 2 B B B B 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.

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Poppy Seed 2 N N A A A A A A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Allspice 2 N N A A A A N N
Cinnamon 2 N N N N A A N A

[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 high in pesticides.

  • 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 01, 2007 at 08:07 PM By: Don

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

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