Daniel Fast

    05.08.16 | Spiritual Disciplines by David Beaty

    Daniel Fast (content from danielfast.wordpress.com/daniel-fast-food-list)

    Please make sure to READ THE LABEL when purchasing packaged, canned or bottled foods. They should be sugar-free and chemical-free. Keep this in mind as you review this list of acceptable foods.

    Foods to include in your diet during the Daniel Fast

    All fruits: These can be fresh, frozen, dried, juiced or canned. Fruits include, but are not limited to, apples, apricots, bananas, blackberries, blueberries, boysenberries, cantaloupe, cherries, cranberries, figs, grapefruit, grapes, guava, honeydew melon, kiwi, lemons, limes, mangoes, nectarines, oranges, papayas, peaches, pears, pineapples, plums, prunes, raisins, raspberries, strawberries, tangelos, tangerines, and watermelon.

    All vegetables: These can be fresh, frozen, dried, juiced or canned. Vegetables include, but are not limited to, artichokes, asparagus, beets, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chili peppers, collard greens, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, ginger root, kale, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms, mustard greens, okra, onions, parsley, potatoes, radishes, rutabagas, scallions, spinach, sprouts, squashes, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, turnips, watercress, yams, and zucchini. Veggie burgers are an option if you are not allergic to soy.

    All whole grains including, but not limited to, whole wheat, brown rice, millet, quinoa, oats, barley, grits, whole wheat pasta, whole wheat tortillas, rice cakes and popcorn.

    All nuts and seeds including, but not limited to, sunflower seeds, cashews, peanuts, and sesame. Also, nut butters including peanut butter.

    All legumes: These can be canned or dried. Legumes include but are not limited to dried beans, pinto beans, split peas, lentils, black eyed peas, kidney beans, black beans, cannellini beans, white beans.

    All quality oils including, but not limited to, olive, canola, grape seed, peanut, and sesame.

    Beverages: spring water, distilled water or other pure waters.

    Other: tofu, soy products, vinegar, seasonings, salt, herbs and spices.

    Foods to avoid on the Daniel Fast:
    All meat and animal products including but not limited to beef, lamb, pork, poultry, and fish
    All dairy products including but not limited to milk, cheese, cream, butter, and eggs
    All sweeteners including but not limited to sugar, raw sugar, honey, syrups, molasses, and cane juice
    All leavened bread including Ezekiel Bread (it contains yeast and honey) and baked goods
    All refined and processed food products including but not limited to artificial flavorings, food additives, chemicals, white rice, white flour, and foods that contain artificial preservatives
    All deep fried foods including but not limited to potato chips, French fries, corn chips
    All solid fats including shortening, margarine, lard and foods high in fat
    Beverages including, but not limited to, coffee, tea, herbal teas, carbonated beverages, energy drinks, and alcohol

    Special Note: if you have health issues, please be sure to contact your health professional for advice before committing to any fast including the Daniel Fast.

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