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20 Vegan Pizzas (Gluten-Free Options Too)
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20 Vegan Pizzas (Gluten-Free Options Too)

I only eat pizza about four or five times a year, but when I get a pizza craving... It's a BIG craving and I pretty much drop all other dinner ideas. They don't have to be a "naughty" meal. You can ditch the bread-crust altogether and use portobello mushrooms as the base, create a baked cauliflower crust, make a crust out of mostly ground can also omit cheese and just stick to a tomato sauce and tons of veggies on top. I have to say that I lovvvve a bit of Daiya shredded cheese on my pizzas though.
*Some Healthy Tips:
  • Use pitas/tortillas and make thin crust pizzas
  • Use thin burger buns (make sure they are vegan) and make mini pizzas
  • Use portobello mushrooms or large sliced zucchini as the "crust"
  • Make a baked cauliflower crust (brilliant idea - not a vegan recipe though, so replace with vegan cheese and vegan egg substitute)
  • Make a gluten-free flaxseed crust (use vegan egg substitute)
  • Lighten up on the cheese and add on extra veggies
  • Make a salad and/or veggie side dish so you have some lighter fare as well, in case you go all out and make a cheesy bready-goodness of a pizza. Having salad on the side helps to prevent overeating of the heavier foods (in my experience)
  • Prechop the veggies and make the sauce beforehand so you don't have to prepare everything all at once.
Vegan Pizza Recipes
  1. Summer Squash & Tomato Pizza
  2. Sweet Potato Pizza
  3. Cheesy Broccoli Pizza
  4. BBQ Tofu Pizza
  5. Tuscan White Bean Pizza
  6. White Pan Pizza with Mushrooms
  7. Mac & Cheese Pizza
  8. Deep Dish Pizza
  9. Thai Chickpea Pizza
  10. Stovetop Pineapple Broccoli Pizzas
  11. Tuscan-Style Pizza Pockets
  12. Gluten-Free Pizza
  13. Tater Tot Pizza
  14. Vegan Feta & Spinach Pizza (Gluten-Free)
  15. Polenta Pizza with Kale., Chard & Parsley Pesto
  16. Green Pea Alfredo Socca Pizza (Gluten-Free)
  17. Carmelized Onion & Squash Pizza
  18. Portobello Mushroom Pizzas (substitute the dairy cheese with vegan cheese)
  19. Chickpea Pizza
  20. Potato Pizza

*Vegan Cheese Brands: Daiya, Tofutti, Galaxy Foods, Wayfare Foods, Follow Your Heart


*Image courtesy Flickr creative commons.

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  1. Clare
    I made a pizza tonight. For the crust I used ground up rolled oats, ground flax, water, garlic powder, nutritional yeast and about 1 tsp olive oil and cooked them on the stove top! Made a yummy veggie mixture of tomato, garlic, chickpea "tuna", cajun vegan mayo, spinach, brussel sprouts and vegan parm and added it on top of the crust. yum yum :)
  2. Kelita kellman
    This is quite the compilation of pizzas.! Great for kids well... anyone who am I kidding?
    1. Clare
      haha yes, true... they are awesome for everyone! ...Now I'm craving for pizza.
  3. Dana Cherie
    Dana Cherie
    Ooh, yum Clare, You have so many options in this list. Where to begin?! :)
    1. Clare
      Hehe, thanks Dana! I knowww... they all look so tasty. :] --Clare


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