The best low-carb pizza: two recipes

Low-carb pizza is perfect for those who want to take off that pound of excess weight. Who said that fast food cannot be healthy? These recipes will not endanger your diet or form.

Flaxseed low-carb pizza

Flaxseed contains dozens of nutrients: omega-3 fatty acids (50% of all fats contained in these seeds), omega-9 and omega-6. There are also vitamin B, vitamin C, vitamin E, carotene, phytosterols, and minerals calcium, selenium, copper, iron, zinc, sodium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium. Therefore, flaxseed is the richest vegetable source of omega-3 fatty acids. At first of all it is richer even than fish oil.

Nutritional value without filling:

  • Energy value: 239 kcal
  • Fat: 18 g
  • Carbohydrates: 4 g
  • Protein: 13 g

The best low-carb pizza: two recipes

Ingredients:

  • 250 g flaxseed
  • 120 g grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • filling by choice (tomato, broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms, cheese…)

Preparation:

In a larger bowl, mix flax seeds, Parmesan cheese and 2 eggs until smooth mixture. This mixture will be somewhat adhesive so leave at least 5 minutes to draw more water, and it becomes easier to shape.

At first of all, preheat oven to 200 °C. Take mixture with water-soaked hands, then spread mixture over baking paper, and put in a larger baking pan. Than, place in the oven to bake for 8 minutes and then remove. Finally, place filling and bake another 15 minutes.

Coconut-Hemp low-carb pizza

Coconut and hemp are rich in healthy fats. If you add the flaxseed in that mixture then this pizza dough is a real source of healthy fats, low in carbohydrates and high in protein. Therefore,this pizza is excellent choice for those who eat according to the principles of LCHF diet.

Nutritional value without filling:

  • Energy value: 493 kcal
  • Fat: 33 g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 29 g

The best low-carb pizza: two recipes

Ingredients are:

  • 120 g flaxseed
  • 60 g of coconut flour
  • 60 g hemp seeds (or almond flour)
  • 120 g grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder. 

Preparation:

At first of all put all the dry ingredients into a larger bowl and stir well. Add 2 eggs and mix until smooth mixture. Then move the mixture on baking paper and spread by your fingers or rolling-pin.

Bake in a preheated oven at 200 °C for 12 minutes and then remove and place the filling. Put back in the oven and bake for another 15 minutes or until the “dough” does not get a golden-brown color.

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