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Daniel Fast Breakfast

Daniel Fast Breakfast

The Daniel fast breakfast has been known to spiritually uplift those who learn how to abstain from the temptations of one's diet cravings. Learn how to put together the most important meal of the day - breakfast, during this period of fast...
Naomi Sarah
The Daniel fast is a great way of using the rules of this kind of fast, as a way of sticking to a diet that eliminates all temptations ranging from sugar and meat to milk products and packaged snacks/drinks. Fasting has been followed by millions of people as a way of cleansing the spirit from wrong deeds, past faults and bad habits of giving in to temptations. It is a great way to observe this time in cleaning not just the spirit, but the body. It may seem ludicrous to many people who think that switching to an all natural, organic diet is impossible and too far-fetched an idea to practice. If you're up for this, you can follow the rules of this diet which are simple to follow, and nudge your inner self to follow a more spiritually trodden path.

Daniel Fast Breakfast Recipes

The Daniel fast food list eliminates anything that is dairy based, preservative or additive infused or anything that would seem more man-made than natural. Fruits and vegetables are a major part of the fast. You can experiment with varied ways on how to include the ingredients in a way that you find compatible with your palate. Things not allowed on the diet are caffeine, fat-based foods, meat, butter, milk products, white flour, sugary items, white rice, eggs, fruit juice (packed), aerated drinks and alcohol.

Fruit Salad with Orange Juice

What You'll Need
  • 1 cup of freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 medium-sized apple (with skin, diced)
  • ½ cup of raspberries
  • ½ cup of sliced almond (soften these overnight and then cup them up)
  • ½ cup of pomegranate arils
  • ½ of cherries (de-seeded)
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
Method of Preparation

After you squeeze out the orange juice from an orange and carefully separate the seeds, stir in a teaspoon of honey and make sure it mixes up well with the juice. Keep this aside, and then use a big bowl to bring together your fruits and sliced almond nuts. Using salad tossers, give your ingredients a good mix and then add into this your orange juice and honey concoction, before giving it a good toss again. Keep this in the refrigerator for 15 minutes, and then eat it while its nice and cool. You can garnish it with mint leaves for a finishing, refreshing touch.

Garlic Mushrooms with Tofu and Peanut Butter Dip

What You'll Need
  • 1 cup of mushrooms (medium-sized, sliced)
  • 3 cloves of garlic (crushed)
  • 4 cubes of tofu
  • 2 tablespoons of peanut butter with nut bits in it
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ a teaspoon of paprika
  • ½ cup of green bell peppers (finely sliced)
  • ½ cup of broccoli
  • ½ cup of spring onion (chopped)
  • 1 small piece of ginger (finely sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of cilantro
Method of Preparation

Take a non stick pan, and drop into this your garlic once the oil heats up. You'll know this from the little ripples that form - turn it down to low once that happens and drop in your ingredients. After the garlic goes in, immediately add to this your mushrooms before the garlic browns and turns bitter; sauté this continuously. Place into this your tofu and let it fry evenly on both sides until they turn crispy golden brown in color. Add in your paprika and just a pinch of salt, with the julienned bell pepper and broccoli. Sauté these for another 2 minutes and then turn the gas off. Plate the ingredients of the pan and shower with chopped spring onions and move on to your peanut butter dip.

Mix together your peanut butter, lemon juice, finely sliced cilantro and a teaspoon of olive oil. Crush the ginger before adding it to the sauce, and then mix it until all ingredients are fused into one. You can scoop up your mushrooms with lettuce leaves and add a little of the di into it, before biting down into that crunchy goodness. It can serve as a veggie crepe, to make things more nutritious during breakfast time. Top off the tofu with peanut butter and a little of the veggies, before sinking your teeth in. You can more garlic or paprika for more flavor if you'd like.

Pineapple and Lychee Smoothie

What You'll Need
  • 3 pineapple discs
  • 1 cup of lychees
  • 4 crushed ice cubes
  • 2 teaspoons of mint leaves
  • ½ a banana
Method of Preparation

Take a food processor and dump into this your pineapple and lychees, along with your ice, mint leaves and banana. Blitz this until your smoothie takes on a creamy, yellow and pink tinged look, and then pour this into a glass topped-off with a sprig of mint. Yum.

The Daniel fast breakfast can use any of the allowed foods in the diet, to put together a dish that can still be quite flavorful and appetizing. Practice a healthy way of eating even after you're done with the fast and notice how well taken care of your system is. Have a healthy tomorrow.