Thursday, May 2, 2013

Paleo Pizza (Tried It Out Thursday)


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We're still trying sticking to a whole foods, grain free and mostly paleo diet. It seems to be helping the hubby with some pain and digestive issues.  The one old food he keeps saying he wants is pizza. So... we had pizza. A yummy, healthy pizza with an almond flour crust and lots of veggies. And we had mozzerella cheese. To be truly paleo, you need to leave off the cheese.

I made my pizza based on this recipe from Everyday Paleo. (By the way, Sarah has some great cookbooks. We've been using some of the recipes from them.) I adapted the recipe to what I had.

Here are my crust ingredients:

1 cup almond meal (made from grinding my own almonds)
1 cup almond flour
2 eggs
3 tbsp olive oil
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp garlic powder
dried rosemary

Here's my crust before adding toppings.


I followed Sarah's directions but used totally different toppings.

My version:

Ground chicken
chopped onions (cooked with the ground chicken)
tomato sauce
spinach
red bell pepper- chopped
tomato- chopped
green onion- chopped

I had so much stuff it ran off the edges of my crust, but it was still yummy! I'll be making this again.



Hope your having a great week! I'll be sharing here:


4 comments:

  1. I am gluten free so this is perfect for me! I'd love for you to come share it at the link party I am cohosting right now!
    http://thefirstyearblog.com/2013/05/12/link-party-with-titi-crafty/

    Beth @ The First Year Blog

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  2. This looks fabulous. I am gluten free and the one thing I always crave is pizza. Love the almond flour crust. Just pinned it for future..

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  3. I just saw your yummy looking link over at Too Much Time On My Hands Link Party and thought I'd stop by and check out your recipe :) I'd love for you to link up with me at The Weekend re-Treat on The Best Blog Recipes going on right now! We're also having a GIVEAWAY this weekend and I'd love for you to enter to win while you were there!

    Hope to see you there,
    Shauna
    http://thebestblogrecipes.com/

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  4. Hi Fonda! I try to eat gluten free (by choice) as much as possible and love almond flour so this recipe jumped out at me! I'm featuring it as one of my fav 4 tonight on Project Inspire{d}. Thanks for sharing!
    Nancy

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