Leek and Spinach Quiche

Serves 4

Ingredients

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)

Instructions

  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

About Patricia Daly

Patricia Daly is an experienced and internationally recognized nutritional therapist (BA Hons, dipNT, mBANT, rCNHC), author and educator in the area of integrative cancer support. Following her cancer diagnosis in 2008, she started studying nutrition science and left her corporate career. She is completing her MSc degree in “Advanced Nutrition in Research and Practice” at Middlesex University in London in 2021. As a Swiss native, she regularly attends training courses in Switzerland/Germany, including at the renowned Tumor Biology Center in Freiburg, Germany. Patricia is also one of the founding and advisory board members of the Association for Ketogenic Metabolic Therapies based in Germany.

Over the past 10 years, Patricia has worked with hundreds of clients worldwide that are affected by cancer and that are looking to improve their quality of life with nutrition and lifestyle changes. In 2016, she co-wrote the book “The Ketogenic Kitchen” with Domini Kemp. It quickly became a bestseller in Ireland and subsequently also on Amazon US. Patricia is a guest lecturer and regularly receives invitations to speak at international medical conferences.

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