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Pizza without the dough?! Sounds a little sketchy, right? Not at all! Just replace the dough with chopped up cauliflower. I just recently got done reading the book “Wheat belly” and found this recipe in the back of the book. Wheat belly is a good read and it offers delicious gluten free dishes and treats. This one stood out the most to me because I am a pizza lover but as we all know pizza has a lot of calories. So here’s a great way to indulge without out the guilt!

Let’s get started!

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F
  2. Head of cauliflower (use a food processor to mince it. This should give you about 4 cups)
  3. 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  4. 2 cups mozzarella cheese
  5. 2 eggs beaten
  6. 2 teaspoons of oregano
  7. 2 teaspoons of basil

Once the cauliflower has been minced, place it in a pan and cook it for a couple minutes. Once its cooked take the rest of the ingredients and mix them up in one bowl and place on a cookie sheet in the shape of a pizza. Cook for about 20-30 minutes (this depends on your oven) and once it’s cooked take it out and add the pizza sauce and whatever other toppings you like on your pizza. Then place it back in for another 3-6 minutes (depends on your toppings) and it’s done!

*Keep in mind you can add different spices and seasonings as you wish. Get creative and make it your own!

Nutrition Benefits!

Cauliflower offers numerous nutritional benefits. It contains

  • Thiamine (B1),
  • Riboflavin (B2),
  • Niacin (B3),
  • Pantothenic acid (B5),
  • Pyridoxine (B6),
  • Folic acid (B9)

Cauliflower is also an antioxidant! In one head of cauliflower there is over 20% of your daily value of vitamin K and over 200% of your vitamin C. What I love the most about this is that you can add anything you want on top! Mushrooms to get some vitamin D in or spinach for iron! I added onions and red peppers to mine and I got the oregano and basil from my Dad’s garden. It’s probably one of the healthiest dishes to date and it really does taste like pizza!