Several of you commented on the Pizza photo above that I posted on the Living Gluten and Grain Free Facebook Page. I was hesitant to post the recipe as I was still making minor tweaks, however, the pizza received 6 thumbs up that night, and I was urged by the D-Man to share the recipe with all of you. This quick and easy pizza dough is safe for my friends with nut allergies as it is made with Coconut Flour (Don’t be confused, Coconuts are not nuts, they are Drupe’s the same family as peaches or olives). Toppings, be creative! This pizza (as pictured) has a white sauce base, a slightly chewy crust, and is topped with cubed chicken breast, artichoke hearts, and asparagus tips. For those that prefer a thin and crispy crust you may want to try the following recipe: http://livingglutenandgrainfree.com/2011/01/24/grain-free-pizza-crust/
I typically add more spices for my family, so feel free to modify the seasonings to fit your taste. One special note, you will need a solid bottomed pizza pan or pizza stone to make this crust. Do not try this recipe if you have a pizza pan with holes in the bottom as the dough is wet and will seep through the holes creating quite a mess!
4 Pastured Eggs
¼ Cup Coconut Flour (sifted)
2 Tablespoons Arrowroot or Tapioca Flour
¼ Cup Plain Yogurt
1 teaspoon Organic Onion Powder
1 Tablespoon Organic Italian Seasonings
½ teaspoon Non-Aluminum Baking Soda
¼ teaspoon Baking Powder
½ Cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese
2 Cloves Organic Garlic, minced (or 1 teaspoon Organic Ground)
¼ teaspoon Celtic Sea Salt
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Grease a pizza pan with coconut oil or line the pan with parchment paper (note: the pizza pan should be solid, do not use the type with holes).
Using an electric hand mixer, whip the eggs in a large bowl with the yogurt and Celtic sea salt.
Add the sifted coconut flour and arrowroot/tapioca flour whipping until well combined (no lumps).
Blend in the onion powder, Italian seasonings, garlic, baking soda, baking powder, and parmesan cheese.
Gently pour batter onto the pizza pan and smooth with a spatula.
Bake at 400F for 10 minutes.
Remove pan from oven, add pizza sauce, and other toppings as desired.
Place back in the oven baking an additional 10 minutes.
Optional Step: To brown the toppings after baking, turn your oven to broil and finish the pizza under the broiler for approximately 1-2 minutes. Watch carefully to prevent burning.
Remove from the oven and let the pizza sit for a few minutes before slicing.