Daniel Fast Recipe: Brown Rice and Veggie Medley

Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.” – Matthew 4:4

My husband and I started off the New Year with the Daniel Fast and I wanted to share a couple of our favorite recipes we enjoyed during this time.  The first being a delicious brown rice and vegetable medley!



  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green beans, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced baby portabella mushrooms
  • 2 cups brown rice, cooked
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans diced tomatoes
  • 3-5 sage leaves, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 cabbage head, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • olive oil and sesame oil
  • coconut oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease 9×13 baking dish with coconut oil.
  2. Heat olive oil in large skillet or pot over medium heat.
  3. Add carrots, onion, celery, green beans, and bell pepper and cook about 3 minutes.
  4. Add sliced cabbage (and some additional oil) and cook until cabbage is to your liking.
  5. Stir in mushrooms, sage, paprika, and oregano.
  6. In a large bowl, mix together cooked rice, cooked vegetables and tablespoon of sesame oil.
  7. Pour the rice and vegetable mixture into the greased baking dish.
  8. Spread diced tomatoes over the top.
  9. Cover with foil and bake in oven for 30 minutes.
  10. Remove foil and bake additional 10 minutes.  Serve warm! Yum!


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