Daniel Fast Blog
What Foods are Forbidden on the Daniel Fast?
You’re curious about what foods are forbidden on the Daniel Fast. The Daniel Fast is a partial fast based on the Biblical story of Daniel’s
Healthy Eating, Healthy Kids
For most of history, children have generally outlived their parents, but now we are seeing something very different. Due to rising rates of obesity and
This Is Not Your Church’s Daniel Fast: 4 Weeks to a Lifestyle
If you’ve ever done your church’s Daniel Fast, you probably had two thoughts at the same time: I feel so much better I can’t wait
A Prayer for Your Health: The Courage to Take Action
Do you need the courage to take action? Maybe you find yourself in a state of ambivalence about a behavior change. That’s when you can
A Prayer for Your Health: Breaking Generational Patterns of Poor Health
Breaking generational patterns of poor health extends to all areas of life. You see, monetary wealth is not the only legacy you can leave your
A Prayer for Your Health: Breaking Our Addiction to Food
Breaking our addiction to food begins with acknowledging that food addiction is a real thing. Prayer can be the vehicle to get us to that
A Prayer for Your Health: A God-Centered Self-Image
Prayer is key! And when it comes to your health journey, having a God-centered self-image is your foundation. God at the center will drive your
How We Met: Sersie and Gigi
It all started with Covid-19 How we met is rooted in a once-and-a-lifetime pandemic. The Covid-19 pandemic was really heating up in April 2020. Many
Why We Can’t Wait to Take Charge of Our Health
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … –Charles Dickens I’ve experienced unexpected blessings during the pandemic. I spent more
Cycling with Friends in Mississippi
Even though I’d made plans to spend a week cycling with friends in Mississippi, I had no idea what I was getting myself into—in a
The Daniel Fast World Tour—Part One
We made it to Atlanta in the summer of 2021! After a year of collaborating on the Daniel Fast: A Bridge to Healthy Living and
Can I Do the Daniel Fast While Pregnant?
Are you thinking about doing the Daniel Fast while pregnant? That makes sense because being well-nourished is crucial during pregnancy and lactation. During the Daniel
Getting Healthy Using the Superpower of Faith
Should I Ask God for Help Eating Right? When you think about eating a healthy diet, or managing your diabetes, or shedding those extra pounds,
Can Diabetics Do the Daniel Fast?
So, you’re wondering if diabetics can do the Daniel Fast. Let’s start by distinguishing between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is
What’s the Most Effective Diet for Weight Loss?
When you think of diet and weight loss, commonly you’ll envision deprivation, obsessing over the foods you can no longer eat, and cruelly small portion
Which Diet Is Best for Menopause?
I hadn’t given much thought to my diet when I first started menopause. I had been following a whole food, plant-based nutrition plan since I
Where Did the Daniel Fast Come From?
It all starts with the life of Daniel, from the Bible. Maybe you know Daniel from the famous encounter in the lion’s den or the
What’s the Fastest Way to Lose Stomach Fat?
The way to lose stomach fat quickly is to have consistency in three key areas: Diet Exercise Sleep As we age, hormones make it difficult
Can I Eat Potatoes on the Daniel Fast?
You’re wondering if you can eat potatoes on the Daniel Fast. Like life, a potato is what you make it. Potatoes have a Jekyll and
How Can I Reduce My Weight Naturally?
To lose weight naturally, you’ll want to consider three components: what you eat, how you move, and when you eat. They’re listed in order of
What Desserts Can I Eat on the Daniel Fast?
Desserts on the Daniel Fast?? The whole idea may seem like a contradiction since the fast avoids processed sugars and carbs while focusing on whole
Is Stevia Allowed on the Daniel Fast?
You’re wondering if stevia is allowed on the Daniel Fast. Stevia rebaudiana, native to Brazil and Paraguay, is a leaf refined into a white powder
Can I Eat Pita Bread on the Daniel Fast?
“I ate no pleasant bread, neither came flesh nor wine into my mouth, neither did I anoint myself at all, till three whole weeks were
What Can You Eat for Dinner on the Daniel Fast?
Dinner options on the Daniel Fast are practically limitless when cooking at home. The key is to ensure the meals stay within the guidelines for
Daniel Fast Food List
A food list can help prepare you for the Daniel Fast. For many, deciding what to eat on the Daniel Fast can be overwhelming. Concern
Is Balsamic Vinegar Allowed on the Daniel Fast?
You’re wondering if balsamic vinegar is allowed on the Daniel Fast. The word ‘balsamic’ comes from the Latin word balsamum for balm-like, meaning ‘healing’ or
Can I Eat Hummus on the Daniel Fast?
You’re wondering if you can eat hummus while doing the Daniel Fast. Yes, you can and lots of it! The only caveat is that traditional
What Does the Daniel Fast Do to Your Body?
The Daniel Fast can have a profound and life-altering effect on your body. When you move to a Daniel Fast menu of eating whole plant
When Does the Daniel Fast Start?
Millions of people across the globe do the Daniel Fast. Yet, many people are married to the idea that the Daniel Fast needs to start
Daniel Fast Menu
The Daniel Fast menu is whole plant foods in—or close to—their most natural state. The main food groups are: Vegetables Fruits Mushrooms Intact Whole Grains
Can Prayer Help Me Lose Weight?
You’re wondering if prayer can help you lose weight. The answer is yes and no, but mostly yes. Several years ago, I attended a conference.
Can You Eat Peanut Butter on the Daniel Fast?
Are you going nuts trying to figure out if peanut butter is included in the Daniel Fast? Peanuts are technically legumes, meaning they’re edible seeds
What Snacks Can I Eat on the Daniel Fast?
You’re doing the Daniel Fast and eager to decide what you’ll eat, including snacks. Most of your time upfront was probably spent meal-prepping and figuring
Can I Drink Alcohol on the Daniel Fast?
When we do the Daniel Fast, we follow a Biblical story. In the book of Daniel, the king’s diet included meat and alcohol. Daniel specifically
Can I Eat Eggs on the Daniel Fast?
Let’s talk eggs. Does the chicken come before the egg or the egg before the chicken? This is the most popular question of all time
Is Olive Oil Healthy?
There is good reason for all the confusion about whether olive oil (or any oil), is healthy or not. Some experts consider olive oil to
Can You Eat Popcorn on the Daniel Fast?
So you want to eat popcorn on the Daniel Fast? Well, popcorn—scientifically referred to as Zea mays var. everta—is a type of corn kernel that
Daniel Fast Milk Substitutes
Doing the Daniel Fast inherently opens up the options beyond cow’s milk. There are so many plant-based milk options. Soy milk and almond milks are
Is the Daniel Fast Healthy?
The short answer to this question is yes, the Daniel Fast is healthy. You see, the Daniel Fast is a whole food, plant-based diet rich
Can You Eat Fish on the Daniel Fast?
If you’ve been fishing around trying to figure out if fish is included on the Daniel Fast, then you came to the right spot. Like
A Prayer for Your Health
Praying for your health only when your back is against the wall is short-cutting the power of God. Choices made in desperation force us into
How Much Weight Can You Lose on the Daniel Fast?
Weight loss on the Daniel Fast is very common. The amount of weight you lose on the Daniel Fast depends on the diet you’re starting
How the Daniel Fast Can Reset Your Taste Buds
I never thought I could reset my taste buds. I figured that what I liked, I liked and what I didn’t like, I didn’t like.
Can I Drink Tea on the Daniel Fast?
Drinking tea on the Daniel Fast is a question that comes up often, and the answer is that it depends, but mostly no. Black tea,
How the Daniel Fast Can Boost Your Immune System
The Daniel Fast can boost your immune system because it involves eating a whole food, plant-based diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes (beans,
How the Daniel Fast Can Help You Manage Stress
The Daniel Fast has been shown to help restore physical health, but did you know it can also help you manage stress? “Do not be
How the Daniel Fast Can Lower Your Blood Pressure
The Daniel Fast emphasizes eating a variety of whole plant foods, in or close to their most natural state. These foods have been scientifically proven
What are the Foods to Eat on the Daniel Fast?
The Daniel Fast is a partial fast based on the Biblical story of Daniel’s refusal to eat the king’s diet, as well as Daniel’s spiritual
What is the Purpose of the Daniel Fast?
When you think of improving your health, starting anew, or breaking your addiction to sugar, the last thing you may be thinking of is a