Pizza is often called an off-limits food, but it doesn't have to be. I make my own pizza dough at home; I use a ton of flavorful veggies, and I also use goat cheese because it has such a distinct flavor that a little goes a long way. (Part-skim mozzarella works great too.) And, believe it or not, whole wheat flour is great for pizza crust. Besides tasting good, it's better for you and most people won't know the difference — especially because they'll be so impressed that you made your own homemade pizza!
This is a great pizza dough recipe to make ahead of time. You can store the dough in the fridge for up to three days or freeze it for later use. Get creative with your healthy toppings, and get your family and friends involved in making their own mini-pizzas. Once your dough is topped and ready to go, brush it with a little olive oil and pop it into a 500-degree oven for about 10 to 15 minutes.
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*If you feel like your dough is too wet and not smooth enough, you can add up to 1 cup of additional flour to the recipe. Source: Flickr user merelymel13
1 cup warm water
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
dash of kosher salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
*If you feel like your dough is too wet and not smooth enough, you can add up to 1 cup of additional flour to the recipe.
Source: Flickr user merelymel13
Source: Flickr user mccun934
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