“Daniel Fast” – Menu Samples and Recipes

Here’s a few menu samples of Daniel Fast which appeared in Woman’s World magazine (3/26/12 issue). Find below for more recipes.

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Daniel Fast Menu and Recipe Samples

Daniel Fast – Breakfast Ideas

Choose 1 daily

1. Oatmeal

I cup oatmeal (not instant) with 1/4 cup chopped apples, 2 Tbs. raisins, 1 Tbs. chopped walnuts and pinch of cinnamon

2. Daniel Fast Smoothie

1 cup calcium-fortified unsweetened soymilk, 1 small banana, 1/2 cup frozen berries of choice, 2-3 ice cubes; whip in blender 10 almonds or 20 pistachios

Daniel Fast – Lunch Menus

Choose 1 daily

1. Flatbread with Salad

3 cups fresh baby spinach topped with 1/2 cup sliced strawberries, segments of 1 small orange, 2 Tbs. toasted sliced almonds, 1 1/2 tsp. olive oil and apple cider vinegar to taste

1 whole-wheat flatbread

2. Quick Mediterranean Platter

1 medium sliced tomato, 1 small sliced ball pepper, 1/4 cup pepperoncini, 5 large olives, 1/3 cup hummus

1 1/2 oz. whole-wheat flatbread

3. Easy Veggie Soup

Simmer 1 cup chopped vegetables (such as scallions, carrots, and greens), 1/2 cup white beans and herbs to taste in 2 cups vegetable broth

1 baked sweet potato, 1 tsp. olive oil, rosemary or other herb to taste

Daniel Fast: Dinner Menus

Choose one daily

1. Pasta

2 cups whole-grain pasta
1 serving Easy Pasta Sauce (recipe below)

Easy Pasta Sauce:
Saute 1/2 cup each diced bell pepper and onion and 1 clove chopped garlic in 1 Tbs. olive oil.
Stir in 1 (14.5 oz) can tomato sauce plus herbs, salt and pepper to taste; simmer for 30 minutes. (Makes 6 servings).

2. Pineapple-Cashew Rice

Heat 1 tsp. olive oil in pan; lightly brown 1/4 cup drained crushed pineapple (no syrup); stir in 3/4 cup cooked brown rice, 2 Tbs. chopped cashews; top with fresh chopped cilantro to taste

1 1/2 cup steamed broccoli or snow peas

3. Corn, Blackbeans and Avocado

3 cups chopped romaine, 3/4 cup each canned corn and black beans, 1/3 of an avocado, 1/4 cup fresh chunky salsa and lime wedges


Choose 2 daily

3 cups air-popped popcorn
1 small tangerine/mandarin orange


1 whole-grain flatbread
1 1/2 tsp. natural nut butter


Mango Smoothie:
Blend 1 cup calcium-fortified unsweetened soymilk with 1/2 cup chopped, frozen mango, plus optional dash of cardamom


8 large olives
1/2 large whole-grain pita


1/2 cup chickpeas with sprinkle of salt and 1 tsp. olive oil, roast at 375°F for 45 minutes, stirring often


Daniel Fast Trail Mix:
1 Tbs. each raisins or chopped dates, chopped dried apple, unsalted nuts and sunflower seeds


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Source: Woman’s World, 3/26/12 pp, 18, 19

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