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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Contributed by: RibbitAdded: Oct 25, 2007 at 01:12 AM

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

  • Dessert

  • 1/2 pound pitted dates, chopped
  • 2 cup water
  • 3 Tablespoon honey/agave
  • 1 Tablespoon unflavored gelatin powder (you can probably thicken with arrowroot, but this is what I've used, c'mon, it's only once a year!)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • crushed pecans for crust

How to make it:
  1. In saucepan, combine dates and 1 cup water.
  2. Bring to a simmer and cook 5 minutes.
  3. Cool a little, then pour into blender.
  4. Process until smooth.
  5. Add honey.
  6. Blend well.
  7. Return to pan, keep warm over low heat.
  8. In small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1 cup water.
  9. Allow to soften 5 min.
  10. Add to saucepan.
  11. Cook, stirring, over low heat for 2 minutes to dissolve gelatin.
  12. Remove from heat and let cool 10 minutes.
  13. Stir in vanilla.
  14. Refrigerate 20-30 minutes or until thick and just beginning to set.
  15. While cooling, prepare crushed pecans.
  16. Press into bottom of pie dish and up sides.
  17. Pour mixture into pie shell.
  18. Arrange pecans on top and press lightly.
  19. Chill for 2 hours or overnight before serving.

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
Vanilla N N N N N N N A
Date (all) 1 N N N N N N N A
Pecan/Pecan Butter 1 ,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.

Additive Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Arrowroot N N N N N N N N
Gelatin, Plain A A A A A A N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Honey 1 N N N A N N N A
Agave Syrup N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be common allergens.

  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • 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 27, 2007 at 01:14 AM By: Lola

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