Friday, September 14, 2012

Clean Eating Cauliflower Chicken Pizza

I know I've been talking about yoga a lot this week, and I promise this is the last time- but I had a little epiphany last night. The reason I think I like it so much is because I'm not that good at it! It isn't second nature to me, so every time I go in I have to really concentrate on what I'm doing and give 100% effort. It is SO nice to have a new goal to work toward. It makes me super frustrated when B can do Eagle pose and wrap his foot around his calf, and I can't do it! A little friendly competition never hurt anyone :) Okay no more yoga talk (for now) time to move on to a great dinner recipe! 

Ingredients (crust)
3/4 head of cauliflower, riced
1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
2 egg whites
2 tsp italian spices
1 tsp garlic powder

2 thin sliced chicken breasts, cooked and chopped into small strips
Turkey pepperoni
1/4 onion
Marinara sauce (I love Monte Bene)
Baby Bella mushrooms, sliced
2 Roma Tomatoes, sliced
Cottage cheese OR low-fat Mozzarella cheese, shredded

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. Rice cauliflower in food processor and squeeze out as much moisture as possible.
3. Place rest of ingredients for crust in a bowl and mix with your hands.
4. Place crust on cookie sheet, and using a spatula flatten until you have one thin layer.
5. Bake crust for 20 minutes or until the outsides begin to brown.
6. Add desired toppings and cook 12-15 additional minutes.

Keep in mind, this isn't bread so it's not going to rise, and it's not going to be as sturdy as bread (mine fell apart a little). For the cheese on our pizza, I did half mozzarella and half cottage cheese. I didn't try the cheesy side (obviously) but B said both sides tasted great, so it's really up to you! 

Have you ever started something new and weren't great at it, but loved it for the challenge? 


  1. Yum! This is such a simple recipe for cauliflower pizza. I've been meaning to try it but I've never gotten around to it. It definitely looks good!

  2. That is definitely me with any new workout class I do! And I love the recipe and will try it this weekend.
    How did you season your chicken?

    1. Just with garlic powder, onion powder and a little salt and pepper

  3. Looks delicious! I finally started experimenting with cauliflower crusts the last few weeks, so good! Following you on pinterest now, too. :)

  4. i also love yoga even though i'm not good at it. some people are just naturally more flexible :( but its fun!


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