We all LOVE PIZZA. But let's replace the unhealthy and low-quality ingredients found in most pizzas with healthy ingredients that aid our digestive system and that are gut healthy. Here's a great healthy pizza recipe!

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Healthy Pizza Recipe for Guilt-Free Enjoyment

Pizza is the #3 most consumed food in the world behind pasta and rice. But as in the fast-food industry, pizza is often made with low-quality ingredients that are harmful to the gut and overall health. What if we can replace the refined wheat, sugary sauces, contaminated cheeses, and nitrate-filled meat with healthy ingredients that are actually good for us? It's time for a healthy pizza recipe.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy, fun to make, healthy, healthy pizza
Author: Derek Henry

Equipment

  • Good Quality Blender
  • 12-inch Skillet
  • Large Spatula

Ingredients

Pizza Crust

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1/4 cup grapeseed or extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup filtered water
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning

Pizza Sauce

  • 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 3 tbsp cold-pressed olive oil
  • 2 large pitted dates
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Italian dressing
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper

Toppings

  • veggies such as broccoli, peppers, mushrooms, onions, olives as desired
  • daiya, feta or goat cheese as desired

Instructions

Pizza Crust

  • Place quinoa in a bowl and put in enough water to cover. ┬áLet it soak for 8 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 450F. Take large, 12-inch skillet and brush with oil. Place in oven to preheat.
  • Drain the quinoa and rinse thoroughly, then place in blender.
  • Add most of the water and seasonings and blend. Add more water as needed until batter resembles that of pancakes.
  • Once the oven is heated, pull out the skillet and pour the batter onto it and quickly spread it out evenly across the bottom. Place back in oven and bake for 10 minutes or until underside is well browned and starting to crisp.
  • Use a large spatula and carefully flip the crust.
  • Bake for another 10 minutes, and pull out of the oven.

Pizza Sauce

  • Soak the sun-dried tomatoes for 2 hours and then drain.
  • Place all ingredients into a high-speed blender, and blend until smooth.

Add Sauce and Toppings to Crust

  • Add sauce to top of pizza crust and spread evenly with spatula.
  • Add veggies, organic chicken breast, other toppings as desired.
  • Add daiya, feta, or goat cheese on top, if desired.
  • Put back in oven for additional 5-7 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

Helpful Tip

  • If you make a number of pizza crusts in advance, this healthy pizza recipe can be enjoyed in a matter of minutes, at lunch or dinner

Recipe Author

Derek Henry is the Founder of Healing the Body and the THRIVE Online Health Program. He educates, coaches, and inspires thousands of others to transform their health through a natural and holistic approach. To date, he has helped his THRIVE participants heal over 20 different chronic disease conditions, making it one of the most successful health programs in the world. To learn more visit HealingtheBody.ca
Derek Henry of HealingtheBody.ca

Derek Henry of HealingtheBody.ca

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