Almond Flour Pizza Crust

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There is no need to give up pizza if you are following a Maximized Living Nutrition Plan. This easy and delicious grain-free crust is sure to satisfy your pizza cravings! Top it with your favourite meat protein and vegetables for an appetizing Friday night family dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil plus additional for brushing
  • 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 1⁄2 tsp basil
  • 1⁄2 tsp oregano
  • 1⁄4 tsp thyme
  • 1⁄2 cup almond flour
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg (free range, grass fed)
  • 3⁄4 cup plus 1 tablespoon warm water (105-115°F)
  • Tomato paste or tomato sauce
  • Pizza toppings

Directions

  1. Special equipment: an 11- to 12-inch pizza pan; an offset spatula
  2. Lightly oil pizza pan. Put oven rack in lowest position and preheat oven to 325°F.
  3. Mix flour, salt, & spices and egg in a large bowl with an electric mixer at medium speed. Add water and 1 teaspoon oil and mix until just combined, scraping down side of bowl occasionally. Mixture will be thin and more like a batter than a dough. Increase speed to high and beat until smooth, about 2 minutes.
  4. Spoon batter into center of pan and use wet offset spatula to spread to edges of pan in a thin layer.
  5. Cover crust with toppings of your choice. Bake until toppings are heated through, about 6 minutes (this will vary depending on toppings). Transfer pizza on pan to a rack to cool slightly, about 3 minutes.

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Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary. Learn More