About the Challenge:
Traditionally with a Daniel Fast you…
Eat Any Vegetables (canned, frozen, fresh, dried, etc) – cooked how ever you like.
Eat Any Fruits (canned, frozen, fresh, dried, etc) – cooked how ever you like.
Eat Any Nuts and Seeds (including nut milks like almond milk)
Eat Any Beans
Drink only WATER.
For our Modified Daniel Fast we are going to add a few things so that the plan works better for those who are working out.
Take a quality multivitamin – This will help ensure that you are getting all the nutrients you need.
Lean Meat twice a day, like Chicken, Fish, Turkey, Bison, Pork, Lamb etc. (This is for those who eat meat. If you are vegan or vegetarian, you would of course continue with that lifestyle)
Vegetarian protein sources: Tofu, Seitan, etc.
Protein Powder of your choice (the most natural brand you can find)
Greek Yogurt (unsweetened preferred. sweeten with fruit)
Agave Nectar or Honey for sweeteners
Whole Grain Cereal/Low Sugar Granola
Whole Grains – Quinoa, Barley, Oatmeal, whole grain brown rice
Quality Oils – olive oil, coconut oil and other healthy vegetable oils like grape seed, etc.
Natural Seasonings, Herbs and Condiments (vinegar, pepper, garlic, Ms. Dash, sea salt, fresh herbs, various seasonings, etc.)
Herbal Tea made at home (drink without sweeteners)