Pizza is something that many will admit they just can't live without. But if you're steering clear of gluten or want to cut down on the number of carbs you consume, it can be difficult to give in to your pizza cravings while adhering to your healthy eating plan. But low-carb pizza crust recipes do exist, and better yet, they're downright delicious. To prove it's possible to have your favorite pie—and eat it too—no matter what your carbohydrate or gluten preferences are, we've rounded up three diverse pizza recipes for tackling the crust in question. Head below to curb the gluten (and the guilt) with these three low-carb pizza crust recipes.
Cauliflower Pizza Crust
Fresh herbs (oregano, rosemary, and thyme)
Blend cauliflower in a food processor, and then mix with egg, gluten-free flour, and salt.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Spread the dough on a baking sheet, and bake it in the oven for 25 minutes or until golden.
Top with cheese as desired, drizzle olive oil over the pizza, and then bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Remove the pizza from the oven, and top with the parma ham and fresh herbs.
3-Ingredient No-Carb Pizza Crust
Preheat oven to 350°F. Thoroughly drain the chicken, spread on a baking sheet, and bake for 10 minutes.
Remove chicken, and place in a mixing bowl, and then increase oven temperature to 500°F.
Mix cheese and egg into a bowl with chicken, and then pour the mixture onto the baking sheet, and spread thin. Bake for 10 minutes, and then remove crust from oven, add desired toppings, and bake until ready.
Almond Flour Pizza Crust
Italian pesto bread dipping blend or Italian herbs (optional)
Ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Whisk almond flour together with coconut flour, baking powder, Italian pesto bread dipping blend or Italian herbs, sea salt, and ground black pepper in a mixing bowl.
In a separate mixing bowl, mix eggs and olive oil. Combine both mixtures until dough forms.
Roll the dough flat onto parchment paper, and bake on a baking sheet for 15 to 20 minutes until the crust begins to brown.
Top the crust with desired toppings, and then bake it for an additional 12 to 15 minutes.
Have you tried one of these low-carb pizza crust recipes at home? Let us know how it turned out in the comments.
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