Saturday, February 6, 2016

BEST LOW CARB PIZZA - A Collection of 6 Amazing Pizza Crust Recipes

When I first went wheat free (grain free, gluten free, and low carb) 3-1/2 years ago, the one thing I missed the most was pizza. Even though there are plenty of low carb pizza recipes found online, I personally found most of them sub par at best and just not what my idea of pizza was. I didn't want to settle for "so-so" or "it's better than no pizza". So, I got busy at creating my own pizza crust recipes. To say that it changed my outlook (for the good) on being able to maintain this way of eating long term is an understatement. Most importantly, it kept me from feeling deprived (which is the kiss of death for most dieters). If you feel deprived, it equates to punishing yourself and who wants to do that forever? Mentally, this was a significant turning point for me and my positive attitude to making low carb eating a lifestyle and not just a phase. Thus far, it's been 3-1/2 years and going strong.

To make it easier to find my pizza crust recipes in one place, I've put together a collection of 6 of my (different) low carb pizza crust recipes. I have a variety of different crusts to suit different tastes. Whether you are looking for nut free, flax free, crispy or deep dish style, I hope you find one (or more) to suit your tastes. You might be surprised to find them better than you ever imagined a low carb pizza crust could be. These are pizzas that you can pick up and eat with your hands just like regular pizza (in other words, no fork required). If you haven't tried any of my pizza crust recipes yet, I would recommend starting with one of my Herbed Pizza Crust recipes (either the regular or flax free version). They are simple to make and delicious. It's time to put delicious low carb REAL pizza back on your Friday night menus again. Check out my collection below (the recipe to each is located on the link below each large photo). Enjoy!

Click on the title under each photo for the recipe

Herbed Pizza Crust

Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Herbed Pizza Crust (No Flax)

Low Carb Pizza Crust (Nut free)

Low Carb Pizza Crust w/ Zucchini

Here are just a few of my most memorable pizzas...

"Pizza at the Beach...Vacation Pizza is always best!"


CyberSis said...


What an awesome post! Having the links to all of the pizza crusts, as well as your "Most Memorable Pizzas, all in one place is so convenient! You're right, there's something for everyone. Thanks for your hard work compiling all of that and for developing the recipes in the first place. And thanks also for your *glorious* photos! :-)

Your last pizza pictured here reminds me of my burrata experience, or rather, non-experience. I actually found it at my local small-town grocery (which happens to have an impressive selection of lovely cheeses.) At the checkout my frugal hubby asked if we could have a discount since it was 1 or 2 days out of date. Well, what do you think happened ... they refused to sell it to us and they removed all the rest of it from the cooler. Oh well! Although they regularly carry products from that company, they have never replaced the burrata. I haven't seen it sold anywhere else, either, and I've been keeping my eyes open because it looks *wonderful*!

Gourmet Girl Cooks said...

Hi CyberSis,

Thanks! Too funny about your burrata escapade! You know I found the Bel Gioisio burrata at Costco a few months ago and then they had it there for a few weeks and then it was gone. The burrata generally seems to have a shorter shelf life so maybe it is too expensive for most stores to carry unless they really feel there is enough demand that it turns over fairly quickly. It is pretty decadent having balls of fresh mozzarella filled with cream and shredded mozzarella. Maybe you will find it one day when you aren't even looking! :-)

jkim said...

Are you sure you're not a Southern girl? Your posts are so chatty and upbeat! I don't need to see that a certain recipe is yours--I can tell as soon as I read the description. It's as if we're having a conversation.

I love that! And I don't know how you find the time to do all this. Thank you, GG.

Gourmet Girl Cooks said...

Hi jkim,

Thanks so much! :-)