Leek and Spinach Quiche


Serves 4


1/2 cup Coconut flour (50g)
3 tsp Egg replacer substitute (e.g. Orgran) (9g)
1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of soda (2g)
2 tbsp Chia seeds, ground (20g)
1/2 tsp Rock Salt, pink (2.5g)
Coconut milk, canned, full fat (250g)
1 clove Garlic, crushed (3g)
1 medium Leek, sliced (140g)
1 1/2 cup Spinach (50g)
2 tbsp (solid) Coconut oil (27g)
50g Red Pesto
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds, ground (1g)
1/2 tsp Turmeric, ground (1.1g)


  1. Preheat the oven to 160C.
  2. Mix coconut oil, ground chia seeds, bicarbonate of soda, egg replacer and rock salt.
  3. Add coconut milk and mix to a wet mass. Press into a greased (e.g. with coconut oil) cake tin and press down well and up the side of the tin (about 1.5 inch). Make small holes in the dough with a fork.
  4. Bake the dough in the oven for about 15 minutes.
  5. In the meantime, melt the coconut oil and gently fry sliced leek and spinach. At the end, add the pesto.
  6. Take the dough out of the oven, add the vegetable and pesto mass put back in the oven for another 10 minutes.

Per Portion (150g)

339 Kcal
30g fat
8.9g Carbohydrates
9g Fibre
5g Protein

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About Patricia Daly

Patricia Daly is an experienced and internationally recognized nutritional therapist (MSc, dipNT, mBANT, rCNHC) specialising in the personalised application of ketogenic metabolic therapies for recovery from chronic health challenges. She credits the ketogenic lifestyle for successfully quieting an aggressive eye tumour she was diagnosed with fifteen years ago. In 2021, she completed her MSc degree in “Advanced Nutrition in Research and Practice” at Middlesex University in London.

Patricia is co-author of The Ketogenic Kitchen, a best-selling cookbook that includes meal plans for therapeutic carbohydrate restriction. Born in Switzerland and living in Ireland, Patricia is a proud founding and advisory member of the European Keto Live Center based in Switzerland. Nothing makes her prouder than witnessing her clients transform from by-standers to active and empowered participants on their health journey.

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