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Asparagus and cheddar quiche with sweet potato crust

Quiche makes such a filling and tasty lunch, but as much as I love pastry, it's better off as an occasional treat! Luckily I have discovered using sweet potatoes as my quiche crust- they make a great base, add amazing flavour, and the whole thing is full of goodness! A sweet potato crust done in this way (thinly sliced sweet potato circles around to cover the dish) doesn't give a crispy crust, but it still holds the whole quiche together and works beautifully. If you want something a little ...

Spanish tortilla

Simple, filling and delicious, perfect for picnics, summery lunches and lunchboxes! I've been really struggling with lunches recently, I haven't really been planning and therefore end up at lunchtime just making a sandwich because I don't have time for anything else. This week I re-joined my old Slimming World group- with my husband's working patterns being so irregular I had really struggled to stick to my old Monday night group and had just stopped going, but I know myself, and without ...

Tex-Mex quiche

Easy to make and full of flavour, this Tex-Mex quiche is a lunchtime winner!   I was talking to my lovely friend Katrin (who blogs over Sugar Free Londoner) the other day about pastry alternatives, and realised that it was ages since I had made my favourite pastry-alternative quiche, using a sweet potato crust. I used to always have one of these in the fridge and I find it so handy for snacks and easy lunches. I do go through phases with my favourite food where I make them all the ...

Asparagus and bacon quiche with sweet potato & oat crust

  My method of cooking is generally like one long episode of Ready Steady Cook- I tend to shop randomly around special offers, and then every day I make up our meals based on what I have in the cupboards/fridge. Today I had a picnic lunch planned with some friends and the kids- I wanted to make a quiche to bring, but when I checked up on my supplies I realised I only had 1 sweet potato left (this is my usual quiche crust, click here to see), and I had completely run out of cheese, ...

Popeye quiche

I go back time and time again to the sweet-potato crust quiche, as it is just such a brilliant alternative to pastry. Sometimes I slice the sweet potatoes, and sometimes I grate them and it is lovely both ways. I have explained before that this doesn't give a crisoy crust the edges do get a crunch but the bottom and sides stay fairly soft- it is still however and effective crust for the quiche and adds a difference texture and taste which is lovely! I stuck with a very simple ...

Bacon and mushroom quiche with sweet potato crust

  A sweet potato crust is my favourite way to do quiche at the moment- it's so easy (way easier than making pastry and more healthy!) and it really adds both filling power and flavour to your quiche. When I made this one, I was actually planning to do a chilli courgette quiche, but it turned out I had run out of courgettes, so I just used what I had in the fridge which was mushrooms and bacon! To make the crust I just thinly slice sweet potato with a  sharp knife and layer into a ...

Step-by-step picture guide- how to make an asparagus, garlic mushroom and sweet potato quiche

This is a really delicious quiche- The full recipe and ingredient list can be found here- but here's how it's made: 1. Peel and slice the potatoes, and layer them in circles (overlapping) into a quiche dish (pre-sprayed with cooking spray)   2. Spray with cooking spray, and bake at 180c for 20 minutes   3. Fry mushroom for 4 minutes, add crushed garlic, and stir fry for 30 seconds   4. Mix together eggs, cheese and milk and season ...

Asparagus and garlic mushroom quiche with a sweet potato crust

Click here to see a step-by-step picture guide of how to make this I'm a big fan of the sweet potato crust on a quiche, I find the completely crustless ones a bit difficult to get through as they are just a bit too squishy, and as much as I love pastry,  I know it is really not a good thing to eat when you are trying to keep your diet as healthy as possible. I have tried a 'hash brown' style sweet potato crust before (Tuna and courgette sweet potato crust quiche), but this time ...

Mini tuna quiches

I can't believe that I have never experimented with filo pastry before! It's so much fun to use, and so easy to use, with the plus-side being that because the sheets are ultra thin it's super low in fat (and syns!). On Slimming World, the average sheet is 3.5 syns, so for something like these mini quiches you can manage a brilliant snack with very few syns. Out of one packet of filo sheets I made a chicken pie (for the kids- but will definitely do a healthy version soon- I use butter to fry ...

Tuna and courgette sweet potato crust quiche

I love these sweet potato crust quiches at the moment- for me the whole appeal of quiche used to be the pastry, so a crustless one just doesn't satisfy me! Although the sweet potato doesn't give it a crunchy crust, it give it both filling power, extra depth of flavour and it works really nicely aesthetically too! I first had tuna quiche cooked by my best friend Sharon's Mum on her farm in Devon during university holidays (in fact quite a few of my favourite recipes have come from ...