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Healthy Homemade Pizza Recipe

Mykaela Erb

Send summer off with a delicious healthy homemade pizza! Although pizza is a summer staple, I am passionate about creating nutritious and healthier alternatives to some of my favourite foods. I am excited to share this delicious twist on pizza with you — this homemade pizza dough uses Organika’s Veggie Broth for an extra dose of wholesome organic veggies!

Healthy Homemade Pizza

By: Mykaela Erb

Ingredients

Dough:

  • 1 1/2 cups spelt flour 
  • 2/3 cup warm water 
  • 2 tbsp. Organika Veggie Broth  
  • 2 tbsp. avocado oil
  • 1 tsp. active dry yeast
  • Pinch of sea salt

Pesto:

  • 1 1/2 cups fresh basil (packed)
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1 garlic clove 
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts or walnuts 
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese (optional) 
  • 1 tbsp. lemon
  • Splash of avocado or olive oil
  • Pinch of sea salt

Topping suggestions:

  • Zucchini 
  • Mushrooms
  • Artichokes
  • Fresh basil
  • Feta or cheese of choice

How-to

For the pesto:

  1. In a food processor, mix together all of the ingredients until smooth.

For the dough:

  1. In a small bowl, combine the active dry yeast and water. Let sit for 10-15 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the spelt flour, veggie broth, avocado oil and sea salt. Add the water and yeast mixture and stir until just combined. Let rise for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  3. Preheat the oven to 375º F.
  4. Roll out the dough on parchment covered stoneware to approximately 1/4 inch thickness. 
  5. Spread the pesto (recipe below) on dough and top with your favourite toppings. 
  6. Bake for approximately 25-35 minutes, until the dough is crisping and the cheese is melted. 

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