Pizza tends to be the go-to junk food for anyone wanting to veg out. It doesn't have to be unhealthy though, we've got a recipe here for you to make a tasty fresh pizza which will keep you powered up with energy all day! This recipe is gluten free and dairy free too.
- 5 tablespoons chia seeds
- 4 heaped tablespoons buckwheat flour
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 200ml water
- 1 tablespoon rosemary
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 12 cherry tomatoes or a 400g tin chopped tomatoes (drained)
- 3 heaped tablespoons tomato paste
- 2 garlic cloves (skinned and chopped)
- 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes
- Splash of olive oil
- Pinch of salt
Whatever you fancy! Some of our favs are:
- Red onion,
- Sun-dried tomatoes,
- Thinly sliced peppers,
- Chopped mushrooms,
- Fresh basil
Fresh rocket on top after cooking adds a nice peppery zing!
Preheat the oven to 175oC/350oF/gas mark 4.
Mix all base ingredients together using a fork or whisk until it forms a thick batter. If you feel it isn't thick enough, add a little more buckwheat flour but give it a few minutes to thicken up before doing this.
Line a round 28cm baking tray with baking paper and oil it to stop the pizza base sticking. Drop the thick batter onto the tray and spread evenly with a spoon until it's just under 1cm thick.
Bake for 40 minutes.
Whilst it's baking, whizz up all the sauce ingredients until you have a smooth thick sauce (add water or olive oil if it seems too thick).
Spread the sauce over the pizza base and add your toppings of choice. Drizzle a little olive oil over the top and bake for another 5-10 minutes.
FUEL FOR LIFE
This recipe is an excerpt from Bear's book "Fuel For Life," packed with comprehensive advice on ingredients, Bear's book dispels many common nutritional myths and includes over 70 simple, mouth-watering recipes.
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