Mmmm…Pizza. Anyone following a low-carb diet or no carb diet knows that just mentioning this tasty concoction is enough to make mouths water. Savory meats, creamy cheeses, delicious vegetables, tangy sauces, and the crusts-ranging from thin and crispy to deep dish, to the ever-popular traditional variety-no matter which style you prefer, pizza has become a favorite food for many.
As popular as pizza is today, many weight-conscious individuals erroneously believe that it is “off limits”, due to the high carbohydrate content. Thankfully, there are plenty of delicious, easy low-carb pizza recipes and no carb pizza recipes available today, that are not only good for your waistline, they are better for your overall health.
Numerous scientific studies have shown that people that limit their carbohydrate intake, by substituting low-carb foods for high-carb foods, have higher levels of HDL cholesterol (the good kind) in their blood than dieters that only focus on following a low-fat eating regime. This means that limiting carbs is not just an effective tool to use for weight management. It can improve cardiac health by helping to reduce the risk of developing Coronary Artery Disease.
Replacing carbohydrate-rich foods like white potatoes and white flour pastas and noodles, with low-carb foods, gives your body more of the nutrients it needs. Thanks to the creation of these delicious, low-carb pizza recipes, such as Roasted Garlic Spinach White Pizza, Julia Child’s Eggplant Pizza or any of the others presented here, it is now possible to enjoy low-carb eating, without sacrificing great taste in an effort to eat healthier.
Looking for Great Low Carb Pizza Recipes? We’ve Got You Covered!
1. Easy Low-Carb Pizza Crust Recipe
This tasty, low-carb pizza crust allows you to indulge in your favorite craving, without blowing your diet. Coconut and Almond flours replace the white flour used in most pizza crust recipes. Oregano, Parmesan Cheese, and Olive oil create the distinctive Italian flavor that makes this recipe a winner, no matter which toppings you choose. Perfect for anyone that wants to eat well while aiming for a low carb count.
2. Quick and Easy Mini Deep Dish Pizzas
Sometimes you just want a mid-afternoon snack that satisfies, but doesn’t take forever to prepare and still allows you to adhere to a low-carb diet. These mini deep dish pizzas fit the bill perfectly. This recipe uses 5 simple ingredients and only takes 25 minutes from prep to table. These little pizzas will change the way you think about low-carb. They make a great after-school snack for your little ones too, without ruining their appetite for dinner.
3. Roasted Garlic Spinach White Pizza
Trying to decide how to work in more green vegetables on your diet? This pizza is a great way to it. Roasting the garlic transforms it into a creamy, almost buttery consistency. The flavor becomes milder and sweeter. This easy low-carb pizza recipe, paired with a healthy salad, makes a deliciously filling weeknight dinner. Instead of reaching for the phone to order an expensive pizza for delivery, treat yourself to this mouth-watering low-carb pizza.
4. No Crust Pepperoni Pizza
Making a satisfying low-carb pizza that everyone will enjoy simply does not get any easier than this recipe. This unique take on pepperoni pizza is sure to be a hit with everyone in your family. No more badgering the kids to eat the crust end pieces. With this recipe, there is absolutely no crust. Nothing gets wasted which saves money too. Crispy, cheesy, and tangy. Who knew a low carbohydrate pizza could taste this good?
5. Low Carb Pizza Crackers
Eating low-carb diet doesn’t mean you have to give up things you love, like snacks. Easy low-carb recipes like this one are a great way to keep hunger at bay between meals, or to enjoy anytime you are craving something crunchy and crispy. Make a batch of these satisfying crackers the next time you have a “snack attack.” This recipe only requires 2 ingredients and 20 minutes to prepare. What could be easier?
6. Fat Head Pizza
Fat Head Pizza has long been regarded as the ultimate easy low-carb pizza recipe. Who would have thought that a grain-free, gluten-free, low-carb pizza could taste this good? Almond flour replaces the white flour usually used in the pizza dough recipe, contributing to the lower carb count. Adding your favorite dried herbs to the dough before baking affords you the opportunity to experiment with different flavors. This is certain to become one of your favorite low-carb recipes of all time.
7. Pizza Rezept Ohno Reue
The masterful combination of Cauliflower and Gouda Cheese for this low-carb pizza crust is just one of the reasons that make this low carbohydrate pizza stand out. The fresh basil, chunky tomato sauce made with fresh tomatoes, healthy olive oil, and oregano lend their distinctive Italian flavors to this easy low-carb pizza recipe. Fresh ingredients, like the ones featured in this recipe, make for a rich, palette-tempting meal.
8. Guilt Free Chicken Crust Pizza
Ground chicken is high in protein and makes a surprisingly perfect low-carb pizza crust. Once the mixture is pressed out into the cookie sheet, this crust recipe will bake up nice and crispy. This recipe makes enough “dough” for 2 pizza crusts. After baking the crust, top it off with some of your favorite low-carb foods, like fresh vegetables, for a yummy pizza crust twist.
9. 5 Minute Keto Pizza
This low carbohydrate pizza recipe’s surprising ingredient, Psyllium Husk Powder, produces a bread-like texture that is reminiscent of its higher carbohydrate cousin. This delicious pizza is high in protein and fiber, while delivering only 3.5 g of net carbs for the entire pizza! Add quality tomato sauce, smooth-melting mozzarella, and thinly sliced fresh basil for a fulfilling meal. This pizza may taste like you cheated on your diet, but it is a guilt free indulgence.
10. Incredible Squash Pizza
It’s a sad fact that there are a few low-carb recipes out there that lack the imagination and taste required to make them crave-worthy. Thankfully, this recipe for Incredible Squash Pizza isn’t one of them! This grain-free, gluten-free winter squash crust is suitable for eating by hand or with a knife and fork. The green pizza sauce is a great way to incorporate more heart-healthy vegetables into your daily diet.
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