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Happy National Pizza Day – 4 Alternative Pizzas You Have To Try!

February 9th, 2017 | by Annie Lewis
Happy National Pizza Day – 4 Alternative Pizzas You Have To Try!


Happy National Pizza Day

Ok, maybe it could be seen as cruel to taunt you with the idea of Pizza. In all fairness January, the month of vigorous gym-going and post-Christmas detoxing is over, but however for the majority of us Training is not (Long Course Weekend will be here before you know it)

But this is a National day not to be ignored and one we most certainly want to be a part of. However filling your face with a deep pan, stuffed crust, barbecue base, meat feast with extra cheese can leave you feeling, well…not so great.
I mean the thought of all that melted cheese is heaven, but the reality leaves you in a bloated, greasy haze of regret.

So we are about to bring you a list of our favourite Guilt Free Pizzas, ones that cure the craving without putting you in to a guilt ridden food coma, putting a different spin on your regular Pepperoni!


We know how this one sounds, and we to use to think that Cauliflower is only meant to be smothered in a cheese sauce on a Sunday Roast – but this is guilt free and surprisingly oh so good!

What you will need: Directions:
–          1 large Cauliflower

–          1 ball of Half fat Mozzarella

–          1 large egg

–          3 table spoons of Tomato Puree

–          Salt

–          Pepper

–          2 table spoons of Parmesan Cheese (grated)

–          Ham

–          Mushrooms

–           Handful of Spinach Leaves

–          Non-stick cooking spray (Fry light is a low calorie cooking spray)

–          Large baking tray

–          Grater

–          Baking Parchment paper


These toppings are optional/changeable, load your pizza with your own personal favourites!

–          Cut Cauliflower into florets and grate into box grater (can use a food processor instead)

–          Place grated Cauliflower into bowl, cling film and microwave for 7-8 minutes

–          Let softened Cauliflower cool, place into a clean cloth and squeeze and moisture out (this is important, or it will take much longer to set and come together as a base)

–          Grate the half fat Mozzarella

–          Mix in one lightly beaten Egg, half of the  grated Mozzarella, 2 table spoons of Parmesan, Salt and Pepper with the grated Cauliflower

–          Cover a large oven tray with baking parchment paper and spray with non-stick cooking spray

–          Press Cauliflower mixture into base shape on the tray

–          Bake for 10-15 minutes (until golden), then turn over and bake other side until golden

–          Remove from oven, spread 3 tablespoons of Tomato Puree onto the now golden base

–          Add the rest of the grated Mozzarella, chopped mushrooms, diced Ham, Spinach leaves (you can add these now or after baking, whether you prefer your spinach cooked or raw)

–          Back into the oven until melted and bubbling around another 10 minutes!

–          Ready to serve!

Yep, Chicken Crust Pizza, and the ideal Pizza for every high protein dieter, not the ideal pizza for a high protein dieting vegetarian! But for all you Carnivores you can load up this meat crust pizza with more meaty toppings.

What you will need: Directions:
–          3 Chicken breasts – roughly chopped

–          Salt

–          Pepper

–          2 eggs

–          ½ tea spoon of Oregano

–          ¼ cup of Coconut Flour

–          ¾ Cup of shredded Mozzarella

–          3 table spoons of Tomato Puree

–          Large Baking Tray

–          Food Processor

–          Baking parchment paper

–          Non-stick cooking spray
Any toppings you fancy!


–          Finely mince together the Chicken, Salt, Pepper and Oregano in a Food Processor

–          Then mix in the Mozzarella, Eggs, Coconut flour –  it will take on a thick dough like texture

–          Cover a large oven tray with baking parchment paper and spray with non-stick cooking spray

–          Spread mix evenly on the tray

–          Bake for 10-15 minutes

–          Remove from oven and spread on the 3 table spoons of Tomato Puree

–          Add your favourite toppings

–          Bake for a further 15 minutes

–          Ready to serve!




This Pizza variation perfect for when you need to irradiate that craving fast, without consuming all that stodgy-ness! Prep and cook time taking minutes, a simple treat without spending hours in the kitchen.

What you will need: Directions
–          Wholemeal tortilla wrap (one per pizza)

–          2 table spoons of tomato puree

–          2 table spoons of tomato Passata

–          1/4 cup of grated Half Fat Mozzarella
¼ cup of grated cheese

–          Cooked Chicken (diced)

–          Sweetcorn

–          Peppers

–          Large baking tray

–          Baking parchment paper
These toppings are optional/changeable, load your pizza with your own personal favourites!

–          Take one Tortilla wrap and spread 2 table spoons of Tomato Passata and 2 table spoons of Tomato Puree

–          Evenly spread the grated Mozzarella and grated cheese (of your own choice) on to the Tortilla

–          If not already cooked then fry off Chicken and dice

–          Chop Peppers and lightly fry the chopped Peppers

–          Add, Sweetcorn, Chicken and Peppers to the pizza

–          Place in the oven for 4-6 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the Pizza is golden.

–          Ready to serve!


If you what to try something a little different and you have the time to prep, then this Quinoa Pizza recipe from LDN Muscle is a must!

What you will need: Directions
–          150g Quinoa (soak for at least 8 hours)

–          60-120ml Water

–          2-3 Table spoons of Olive Oil

–          1 clove of garlic, sliced

–          2 tea spoons of Italian seasoning

–          Food Processor

–          Salt

–          Pepper

–          Cake tin or circular pan

–          Toppings of your choice

–          Tomato Sauce/Tomato Passata

–          Kale

–          Soak Quinoa overnight or for at least 6-8 hours

–          Rinse, drain and add to a food processor with 100ml of water, garlic, salt and pepper (to taste), and seasoning

–          Blend to a pancake batter-like consistency

–          Add a tea spoon of olive oil to a large circular pan, or cake tin

–          Pour mixture into pan/tin and spread evenly

–          Bake for 20-30  minutes, flip to other side for further 10 minutes

–          Golden brown, remove from oven

–          Chop up chosen toppings and fry in a pan with Tomato Passata

–          Cover the cooked Pizza crust with the toppings, add Kale and Pepper to add a crunchy kick

–          Heat in the oven for a further 5-10 minutes , this will fuse it all together

–          Ready to serve!


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