Gluten-Free Veggie Pizza

Pizza doesn’t have to be off limits just because you’ve gone gluten free. Make your own crisp, chewy crust with good-for-you ingredients such as teff (the world’s smallest gluten-free grain!), hemp seeds and a homemade flax “egg.” Top with your favorite fresh veggies, herbs and vegan cheese for a specialty pie with pizazz!

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Gluten-Free Veggie Pizza

Serves 4

Ingredients

Crust
¾ cup corn meal
2 Tbsp. teff
2 Tbsp. gluten-free baking mix
1 flax “egg”*
3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
3 Tbsp. hemp seeds
1 Tbsp. olive oil
3 Tbsp. flaxseed meal (for flax “egg”)

*To make a flax “egg,” combine 3 Tbsp. flaxseed meal and 1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp. water; let sit for three minutes.

Toppings
Sliced veggies of choice (I like mushrooms and artichooke hearts)
Sundried tomatoes
Fresh basil leaves, whole or shredded
Oregano
Crushed red pepper
Vegan cheese

Directions

1. In large bowl, mix together crust ingredients; shape into ball and cover. Refrigerate dough for 2 to 4 hours.

2. Remove dough from refrigerator. Punch down and knead well, then roll out onto a lightly oiled baking sheet.

3. Pre-heat oven 350 degrees F. Layer on topping ingredients as desired. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

 

 “Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, a certified health coach, recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad eat better (and still enjoy food!) after he underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Knowles’ recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog, or visit Mo on  Facebook  or  www.macnmos.com  for more “morselicious” ideas and tips.

About Maura Knowles

“Mo’s Healthy Morsels” is written by Maura (“Mo”) Knowles, a certified health coach, recipe developer and owner of Mac-n-Mo’s, a vegan baked goods company created by Knowles to help her dad eat better (and still enjoy food!) after he underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 2010. Knowles’ recipes for snacks, treats and other fun and healthy dishes appear every week here on the Vitacost blog.

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  1. tammy says:

    Gluten free pizza crust

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