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One of those breakfast wonders is the quiche. Eggs in most forms appear on breakfast menus across the nation. Scrambled, fried, sunny-side up, over-easy and then there is the quiche. For whatever reason it seems to get the fancy name even though it’s still just a bunch of eggs baked (kind of like a really thick omelet).
But just like omelets, and the other egg offerings, they’re not vegan and sadly loaded with animal proteins, cholesterol and dietary fat. [browse the China Study for more info. on the link between animal proteins and diabetes, coronary heart disease and more]. Sometimes I almost miss those delicious eggy variations until I remember that I can make the same thing with oodles of health benefits!
Here is my recipe for a vegan quiche’. You’re welcome.
- 1c Brown Rice Flour
- 1c Cashew (or almond) flour
- pinch of salt
- 3T coconut oil (solid)
- 3T water
Preheat over to 350F and lightly grease an oven-safe pie plate. Stir together dry ingredients. Begin to combine coconut oil and water until you have a very crumbly mixture (add more water by the table spoon if the dough is very dry; might take a few minutes to mix). Once your dough is ready, being pressing it into the pie plate. Using a fork, poke a few holes on the bottom of the pie and then get crafty and create a pattern on the crust.
Pre-bake the crust for 20 minutes. Let the crust cool before adding your filling or place in the fridge until you feel like putting it all together.
The (Veggie) Quiche
- 1 block of non-gmo firm tofu
- 3T nutritional yeast
- 1T onion powder
- 1t thyme
- 2 gloves of garlic
- 1/2t salt
- 1T arrowroot starch
- 1c grated carrot
- 1c grated zucchini
- scant cup daiya shredded cheese (optional)
Using a food processor, blend together all of your ingredients except carrot, zucchini and optional cheese. Give it a taste to check your seasoning levels. Pour contents of food processor into a large mixing bowl and combine veggies and cheese. When everything is well combined, pour the mixture into a prepared crust or lightly greased pie pan. Bake at 350F for 45-50 minutes. Let cool when finished and then enjoy!
I loved this with a little organic ketchup and hot sauce. I especially loved eating it as my SEAHAWKS played on to VICTORY!
This Sea-gal will be watching SUPERBOWL 2015 for certain!