Healthy Pizza: How To Make Homemade Pizza

Healthy Pizza: How To Make Homemade Pizza

If you love pizza but don’t see it as a healthy food option, we invite you to watch this video that Adriana Oroz and Marisa Burgos have prepared by dietitians-nutritionists from Alimmenta After watching it, you will know how to  make room for healthy pizzas in your diet and how they can also help you lose weight or body fat. In the video, the nutritionists will begin by talking about how they advise the base of these pizzas to be and give alternative base options to the classic ones made with flour. After talking about the masses, Marisa and Adriana advise how the ingredients should be: With what criteria to choose them? Do you serve any sauce? Don’t miss the video and then go ahead and explain to us which are the star ingredients of your healthy pizza.

During the video, the dietitians-nutritionists of Alimmenta give you the list of ingredients for these three pizza bases:

Classic pizza base

Ingredients for classic medium pizza base

1 cup of whole wheat flour, 1 tablespoon of baking soda, a little salt, 1 and ½ tablespoons of olive oil and 1 cup of water.

Ingredients for medium pizza base with oats 

1 cup of rolled oats, 3 egg whites, 1/4 cup of almond milk or any other type, 1/4 tsp. of salt and 1/4 tsp. baking powder.

Preparation of your classic base

Preheat  the oven to 200º and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper. Blend all the ingredients with the mixer until there are no lumps. Pour the dough in the center of the baking tray on the parchment paper, giving it a round shape with the help of a spoon until it becomes a thin dough and bake at 200ºC for 8 ‘. You take it out of the oven, turn it over, and it will be ready to add the rest of the ingredients.  

Vegetable pizza base

Ingredients for a medium pizza crust with cauliflower or broccoli

200 g of cauliflower, 1 large egg, 25 g of ground flax or almond seeds, aromatic herbs, garlic and pepper.

Preparing your cauliflower or broccoli base

Blend the cauliflower in a blender or chopper. Pour into a bowl and add the egg, ground flax or almond seeds, salt, herbs to taste and garlic powder. Mix everything very well until you have a homogeneous dough. Spread on the tray with parchment paper, giving the shape you want and leaving it as thin as possible. Bake about 20 minutes or until golden brown. Finally you remove it from the oven and turn it over and it will be ready to add the rest of the ingredients.

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