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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Contributed by: Deborah Hayes blog 04/14/2005Added: Feb 15, 2008 at 03:34 AM

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

  • Entree

  • olive oil
  • white onion - diced
  • minced garlic (I love garlic - one heaping tablespoon)
  • cooked pinto beans (1/2 to 1 cup)
  • sea salt
  • brown rice (1 cup)
  • finely chopped parsley (a lot)
  • alfalfa sprouts
  • dry mustard powder (optional)

How to make it:
  1. Saute onions and garlic. Add cooked beans. Add salt.
  2. After about five minutes, pour two cups of water into pan and add one cup of brown rice. Cook for 40 minutes.
  3. Remove cover and add the chopped parsley and alfalfa sprouts.
  4. Simmer five minutes, taste. I was surprised that it tasted good enough at this point. In my humble opinion, no other seasonings were required.
  5. After the fact, I added a little bit of mustard powder and decided that was great for me, but too strong for my little one.

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/Spanish/Y... 1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic 1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Rice (White/Brown/Ba... 3 ,4 N N B B N N N N
Pinto Bean B B B B A A A N
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Alfalfa Sprouts B N B B N N A A
Parsley 2 B N B B B B B B
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.

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Mustard, Dry N N N N N 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 with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • 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
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