Pizza Mini Quiches

These pizza mini quiches are super easy to make and can be customized with the toppings of choice. They make a perfectly portable grain free school lunch!

Packing school and office lunches on a daily basis can seem like a daunting task. The contents can get repetitive and the process itself can become less than exciting for the person who is actually doing it.

easy to make grain free, gluten free, school lunch idea: mini pizza quiches

Today’s recipe, Pizza Mini Quiches, can bring a much-needed variety to any lunchbox, as well as new excitement into the kitchen. Who wouldn’t want to help make “pizzas”?

In the last couple of months, I’ve partnered with Wolf to inspire you to reclaim your kitchen and try to make more meals at home. You’ve left me speechless and humbled by sharing hundreds of comments letting me know about your mealtime routines and the things that inspire you to make better meals for your family.

simple ingredients are what make up these mini pizza quiches. you can customize too!

There were also a lot of comments wishing that meal making wasn’t all up to us, the adult in the household. I think I can speak for the majority of us when I say that we wish we could get others more involved in the kitchen when it comes to packing lunches.

I’m often asked about the foods I make for my family and how I find the motivation to pack other things that aren’t sandwiches every day. I’ll tell you that when it comes to adding variety to the lunch routine, we all need a little inspiration –myself included.

one bowl wonder for easy cleanup to make these mini pizza quiches!

My favorite recipes are those that come together quickly, have relatively few ingredients, can be made ahead of time, and are simple enough for young kitchen helpers to assist in the making. Kids can help whisk the eggs, shred cheese, and even fill the mini muffin cups with the mixture.

These mini quiches are super easy to make and just like traditional pizza, can be customized to have everyone’s favorite toppings. Eggs and milk are the base (instead of pizza crust) and the variety of toppings you can add in are unlimited.

these mini pizza quiches bake right into a mini muffin pan

Of course, these mini quiches aren’t the only thing that is sent for lunch. They are the protein component of the lunch and the perfect meal builder. I typically add fresh fruit, veggies, an additional source of complex carbohydrates, and a treat on occasion.

Check out how easy it is to make these mini quiches in this quick video.

One of the things that Wolf and I want to focus on in today’s post as part of their Reclaim the Kitchen campaign is to help you find ways to get your family involved in making meals. We are both committed to helping you take back your kitchen and feel good about the foods you feed your family. Check out this Easy Skillet Lasagna Recipe and How to Roast the Perfect Chicken; both are two awesome recipes to get cooking!

My favorite way to get others helping in the kitchen is with the prep-work. I nearly always have my kids wash all the produce when we get home from the grocery store. When the food goes in the refrigerator clean, it cuts down on prep-time. Other simple tasks include filling snack containers with pre-cut veggies, helping make dips, prep sandwiches, and even make simple recipes like this one.

grain free and gluten free school and office lunch idea: mini pizza quiches! high protein and easy to customize

We make these quiches nearly every week. And each week one of my kids gets to pick what goes in them. My daughter loves coming up with crazy combinations like broccoli and ham, tomatoes and bacon, and the biggest fail to date: apples and cinnamon (not a good combination with eggs). Some of the better ones were zesty mini quiches, spinach and bacon, and ham and cheese.

If you’ve wanted to get your family more involved in meal making but aren’t sure where to begin, head over to Reclaim the Kitchen for many helpful tips and recipes. All it takes is finding one recipe or one kitchen skill that gets our family excited about cooking to get everyone enthusiastic about their role in the kitchen.

If your kids can’t get enough pizza, try our pizza biscuits!

What are some of the ways you get your family involved in making meals? What are some prep-ahead tips you’ve implemented?

Pizza Mini Quiches

easy to make grain free, gluten free, school lunch idea: mini pizza quiches
  • Author: Laura Fuentes
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 18 mins
  • Total Time: 23 mins
  • Yield: 24 mini quiches

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup of your choice of pizza toppings, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease 24 count mini muffin pan.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs and milk.
  3. Add in chopped pizza toppings and shredded cheese.
  4. Mix to combine all ingredients.
  5. Distribute egg mixture evenly into muffin pan cups.
  6. Bake for 15-18 minutes.
  7. Allow mini quiches to cool in pan before carefully removing with a small knife or spatula.

Red lunchbox pictured in the post is a Yumbox.

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173 thoughts on “Pizza Mini Quiches”

  1. Denise says:

    Got your amazing lunch box book! You are such an inspiration to those of us trying to do our best to provide our family with real food and encourage clean eating. Our daughter says her lunches are so good, she doesn’t want to trade food with other kids at school! You’ve helped to make me mindful of using our dinners in creative ways for the next day lunches. Thank you!

    1. Laura Fuentes says:

      Wow. thank you so much Denise! I am touched by your kind words. I am so happy that your daughter enjoys her lunches and that you are using leftovers in new ways! Amazing.

  2. Abbey B. says:

    Thanks for this post! I involve my kids by helping them decide what to eat and pack the lunches. I also plan ahead and prepare by keeping a binder in my kitchen with lunch box ideas that I find on Pinterest, etc. and things that I have tried and the kids have really liked. It helps to refer to that when I am shopping or out of ideas.

  3. Laurie says:

    Laura, I love these! I only had egg whites and I used water instead of milk…worked perfectly! I enjoy your recipes because they are simple, fun, and healthy! Thank you!

    1. Laura Fuentes says:

      Great to know they work with egg whites too! And thank you so much for using my recipes Laurie. I am glad you enjoy them!

  4. Sue F. says:

    Hi Laura,

    I’ve followed you for several years now and you have helped me make my daughter’s lunches exciting and un-boring all along. This summer I have a new challenge…she is going to camp and I have to pack her lunch in a paper bag rather than her easy lunchbox and cooler bag that I use during the school year. Today is day four of camp and the fourth sandwich that I’ve packed for her. Any suggestions on what I can send that will transport comfortably in a zip-loc baggie? I am going to try the above recipe for the pizza quiches and see how they do, but I would love any other suggestions that you may have.

    Thanks so much!
    Sue F.

    1. Laura Fuentes says:

      Hi Sue! Thank you so much for following along! You can pack any of the MOMables meal plan lunch ideas inside zip baggies. Send a fork or spoon to assist. A plastic baggie is just like any other container but the walls are not fixed. When you think about it like that… the possibilities are endless.

      1. Sue F. says:

        Thanks Laura. I guess I was just thinking how the skewers and/or picks wouldn’t really work. I often send her lunch meat rolls (she’s also not a big bread fan anyway), so I was just wondering how I could keep them from unrolling in the baggie. I’ll give it a try and see what will work in my “flexible walled container”, haha. 😉
        Thanks!
        Sue

        1. Laura Fuentes says:

          for rolled meat use the “snack size” baggies so they don’t unroll. they will be tighter in the bag. enjoy!

          1. Sue F. says:

            You have such great ideas!! Thanks so much! I will give that a try! 🙂

          2. Laura Fuentes says:

            I hope you love these!

  5. Lacey says:

    One of mine is allergic to eggs. Anyway to substitute the egg in this recipe??? These look like a perfect lunch to pack for my 3, but hate leaving her out and sending her with a boring sandwich everyday

    1. Laura Fuentes says:

      Unfortunately, this recipe is for eggs. Sorry, Lacey.

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