Lunch Idea: Healthy Mini Pizza


healthy and homemade mini pizza

Lunch Idea: Healthy Mini Pizza 


This adorable little pizza is quick and easy to make, and the crust is gluten free. The next time you’re hungry, give this recipe a try. I got the idea from a YouTube video: 3 School/Work Lunch Ideas.

Healthy Homemade Mini Pizza
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For the crust
  1. 2 Tbsp. coconut flour
  2. 6 Tbsp. egg whites
  3. 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  4. Toppings: (optional)
  5. 2 Tbsp. marinara sauce
  6. small amount of mozzarella cheese, grated
  7. turkey pepperoni (LOTS, if you're anything like me ;)
Instructions
  1. Combine crust ingredients and mix into a "dough", then head like a pancake on a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Top with sauce, cheese, and pepperoni.
Notes
  1. Eat with a side of veggies... carrots and hummus, maybe? :)
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The crust is a super simple dough, with only three ingredients. Just mix them together until thoroughly blended, then cook in a small skillet over medium heat. Just place your batter on a nonstick skillet, and use a fork or spatula to smash it down and shape it into a circle. Let cook for a couple of minutes, then flip it over. 

making the pizza dough

Now for the fun part… choosing your toppings! I went for a classic pepperoni pizza: marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, and turkey pepperoni slices.

healthy mini pizza (1)

Another tasty idea would be barbecue chicken with cheddar cheese and green onion. YUM! Feel free to be creative. You could go the healthier route and pile your pizza with veggies. 

I’m giving this recipe four stars because it’s simple and easy to make. I took one star off because the coconut flour has a sweeter flavor, which is a little odd for a pizza. It’s not gross or anything, but it’s something to consider if you’re not a fan of coconut. I’d suggest substituting another flour… maybe almond, brown rice, or even whole wheat. 

my rating- 4 stars

I used to make mini pizzas on bagels or english muffins… and this is a bit of a healthier take. What do you think? Would you give this a try?? 

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Do you LOVE pizza as much as I do? :)

Lunch Idea: Healthy Mini Pizza

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