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Contributed by: Paul Buckless blog 05/01/2004Added: Feb 19, 2008 at 09:00 AM


Please bear in mind, these aren’t going to taste like your local bakery offering. They have no butter, milk or eggs in them and they have a heavier texture, mind you warmed through, sliced in half, and topped with blackberry jam and yogurt they are ‘bloody lovely’.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)

  • Baked Good

  • 1-1/2 cups light rye flour (or 3/4 cup each of light rye and spelt)
  • 2 Tablespoons of arrowroot powder
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder [baking powder recipes]
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 to 1 cup of chopped walnuts
  • 3 Tablespoons of soy milk (substitute water or apple juice)[or other compliant milk]
  • 1 Tablespoon extra light olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon honey (we use apple juice concentrate)[or agave syrup]
  • 3/4 cup of stewed apple and raisin mix

How to make it:
  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F or 220°C.
  2. Grease a muffin tin with olive oil.
  3. Sift flour then combine with the arrowroot, baking powder, cinnamon, salt and nuts in a medium mixing bowl.
  4. Make a well and add the soy milk, sweetener and apple mix.
  5. Mix lightly adding more liquid if needed to moisten the flour. Add more liquid if required 2 tablespoons at a time until the flour is moistened.
  6. The dough should be fairly stiff.
  7. Divide the dough evenly among 12 muffins cups (we usually get 10) and bake for about 12 minutes.
  8. Immediately after removing from the oven, loosen muffins and turn sideways in cups to cool.
  9. Tip: If you only fill 10 muffin cups or even less, 1/2 fill the remainder with water, this helps to stop the muffins near the empty cups from burning.

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
Arrowroot N N N N N N N N
Sea Salt 1 N N N N N N N N
Walnut (Engl... 1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Raisin 1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Rye Flour (w... 3 ,4 B B B B A A N N
Olive Oil 1 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Cinnamon 1 N N N N A A N A
Apple/Apple ... 1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N A

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.

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Almond Milk 1 ,2 N N N N N N N A
Milk (Goat) N A B B B B A A
Milk (Cow-Wh... A A A A B N A A
Rice Milk 3 N N B B B B N N
Soy Milk 3 B N N A A N N A
Milk (Cow-Sk... A A N N B N A A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spelt Flour/... 3 ,4 N N N N N N N A

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

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be common allergens.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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 03:19 PM By: Don

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