Breakfast · Dairy Free · Gluten Free · Vegan

Quiche Gone Vegan

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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.

Vegan Quiche

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Crust (optional)

  • 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!

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I loved this with a little organic ketchup and hot sauce.  I especially loved eating it as my SEAHAWKS played on to VICTORY!

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This Sea-gal will be watching SUPERBOWL 2015 for certain!seahawk quiche 3

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