I am neither gluten intolerant nor following a Paleo diet. I am an omnivore and will eat anything that doesn’t eat me first.

Pizza

I do love my healthy diet though and am always on the lookout for food that is healthy, delicious, and interesting. This cauliflower crust pizza is a winner in all of those categories. Here’s the recipe.

Ingredients:

1 head cauliflower, stalk removed

1/2 cup shredded whole milk mozzarella

1/4 cup grated Parmesan

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

2 eggs, lightly beaten

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Break the cauliflower into florets and pulse in a food processor until fine. Steam in a steamer basket and drain well. (You can squeeze it in a light towel or cheesecloth to get all the moisture out.) Let cool. In a bowl, combine the cauliflower with the mozzarella, Parmesan, oregano, salt, garlic powder and eggs. Transfer to the center of the baking sheet and spread into a circle, resembling a pizza crust. Bake for 20 minutes. Add desired toppings and bake an additional 10 minutes.

I used half of a large head of cauliflower and only one egg. I topped it with fresh garlic, sliced cherry tomatoes, and sausage. Dried basil and hot pepper flakes finished it. Try it, you’ll love it!

 

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