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Amazing cauliflower-base pizza


It’s Friday! And on Monday it’s back to work. Boo. To cheer myself up a little I decided on some pizza, because there’s really nothing better to soothe the soul than to indulge, even when what you’re eating is actually rather healthy (and so utterly delicious!). I’ve made pizzas before with different bases, and even with cauliflower. I’ve returned today to Carrie on Vegan’s wonderfully easy, yeast-free cauliflower base– this time I omitted the almond flour and used fine rye flour, because almond flour is expensive and I found the taste too overwhelmingly floury. Also, rye flour is tasty and more manageable to wield in one’s palms. Other than that, no mods! I split the dough in two and have the other half in the fridge for tomorrow, so I got 4 hefty slices out of a “medium” pizza, which was big enough for Man-thing and I to split 1-3 (since he doesn’t agree with salad counting as food).


profilepizzaresSo what went atop this lovely pizza?

  • 120g roasted pumpkin (tossed in 1 TBSP EVOO with salt, white pepper and oregano), mashed down with a fork
  • 100g mushrooms, also tossed in the same evoo and spices mixture and roasted
  • 1/2 cup red and brown lentils, spiced
  • 1/3 cup chargrilled artichokes, cut finer with a knife (Woolworths is amazing – artichokes look horrifying to make from scratch)
  • 1/2 cup (though next time I’ll use less) pasta sauce, homemade or store bought

SWOON! I *love* this pizza – it tastes just like a real pizza – it holds well, it’s tasty and flavour-ful…wow! And I don’t need cheese with these toppings, which is my favourite part.

slicesofheavenres0resWe got a pizza slicing and munching set from my aunt a while back, and I finally got a chance to whip it out and be all professional. :p

pizzaknifesaladres slicedsidehomnomresAren’t those knives awesome? Admittedly I used it more for the salad, once I tested out the balance of the pizza and discovered it could be hand-held, much to my delight. *glee*

Author: Marfigs

Ahoy, I’m Margaux! History teacher and freelance editor; wench to my Man-thing; volunteer at a cat shelter; and handmaiden to our kitsy cats, Gatsby, Freyja and Atlas. This blog is dedicated to vegan food, occasionally overthrown by pictures of foster kittens and other fluffy creatures. I love sharing ideas and recipes, so don't be shy: stop by and say hi!

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