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5 Alternative Pizza Crusts That Cut Calories

Jun 19 2014 - 12:53pm

There's nothing more delicious than a slice of pizza fresh out of the oven, but a sliver from your local pizzeria can pack some serious calories. Luckily, it's possible to enjoy this rich and delicious dinner without hurting your waistline. We've rounded up five alternative pizza crusts that lighten up this tantalizingly tasty meal. Scroll through for the easy recipes that will help you enjoy this savory treat guilt free.

Photo: Jenny Sugar

Low-Carb Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Enjoy your pie with no guilt, and get your daily dose of veggies with this cauliflower pizza crust [1] that tastes delicious but is easy on the waistline.

Photo: Lizzie Fuhr

Sweet Potato Pizza Crust

You'll never look at your regular pie the same after you enjoy this vitamin-packed, high-protein sweet potato crust [2] that tastes like a little slice of heaven.

Photo: Lizzie Fuhr

Vegan Quinoa Basil Pizza Crust

For another crave-worthy crust alternative that you won't believe is gluten-free, try this fiber-rich quinoa pizza crust [3]. The soft and doughy crust is packed with protein and full of flavor.

Photo: Jenny Sugar

Chickpea Pizza Crust

For a protein-rich alternative to the standard pizza dough, opt for this crunchy and delicious gluten-free crust [4] that features cornmeal, chickpea flour, and flaxseed.

Photo: Jaime Young

Chia-Seed Pizza Crust

Add a healthy punch to a standard whole-wheat pizza crust recipe [5] by adding omega-3-rich chia seeds [6]. The crunchy seeds add great texture and will help fill you up for hours to come.

Photo: Jenny Sugar

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