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Blood Type Diet Recipe


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Contributed by: Paul Buckless blog 04/01/2004Added: Feb 19, 2008 at 03:42 AM


A very satisfying snack on it’s own with a beneficial glass of red, it would make a terrific cracker to use with dips and an ideal alternative to a bowl of potato chips.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)

  • Baked Good

  • 1-1/2 cups light buckwheat flour
  • 1/4 cup arrowroot powder
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3-1/2 Tablespoons light olive oil (divided use)
  • water
  • soy sauce

How to make it:
  1. 20 minutes and the quantity makes about 100 small crackers.
  2. Preheat oven to 425°F or 220°C.
  3. Combine flour, arrowroot powder, sesame seeds and salt in a medium bowl.
  4. Starting with a spoon, and eventually using your fingers, rub in 3 tablespoons of oil.
  5. Gradually add about 2/3 cup of water to form a soft workable dough. Add a little more water if dough does not stick together.
  6. Knead lightly.
  7. On a well floured board, roll out half the dough at a time very thinly.
  8. Brush dough with 1/2 teaspoon of additional oil (mix a little soy sauce with the oil) and sprinkle with a little sea salt.
  9. Cut crackers into rectangles or any shape desired. Place on baking sheet.
  10. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes, or until lightly browned. If thinner crackers turn brown first, remove them and continue cooking the rest.
  11. Cool on wire racks and store in an airtight container. These will actually keep for 3 to 4 weeks in an airtight container although I have only managed to keep them for that length of time on one occasion.

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
Sesame Seed 1 ,2 N N A A A A N N
Soy Sauce 3 B N N N A A N A
Arrowroot N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Buckwheat/Ka... 3 B N A A A A N A
Sea Salt 2 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.

  • 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 Feb 29, 2008 at 03:07 PM By: Don

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