When it comes to pizza, I’m a TRUE die hard fan and there is nothing like the family-oriented Mama + Papa pizza shops! I wanted to keep the same momentum going with flavor (while still incorporating gluten-free) and I came up with this delicious Chicken Spinach + Broccoli Gluten-Free pizza.
When it comes to pizza, I’m a TRUE die hard fan! My husband prefers Dominos pizza (which is fine if it’s made perfectly and that’s not always the case), however, there is nothing like the family-oriented Mama + Papa pizza shops!
Personally, I believe that their pizzas are better (maybe because it’s made with love). I don’t know. But I just love a truly thin slice of Brooklyn Pizza.
Anyway, since I’m close to transitioning into my new Vegan/Gluten-Free food journey, I’ve been slowly incorporating elements of each to get my mind ready for this leap!
Previously, I did an amazing Vegan Gluten-Free Banana Belgium Waffle recipe (You can find it here: Click!) which was completely BOMB (or amazing in other words! Haha!).
Surprisingly, it was much better than I thought. So I’m excited to keep pushing the envelope with food recipes and discovering great flavors, even with a Vegan diet.
Well, as for this recipe, I wanted to keep the same momentum going with flavor (while still incorporating gluten-free) and I came up with this delicious Chicken Spinach + Broccoli Gluten-Free pizza.
This was my first time making pizza and while I was afraid that it would be hard, it was SUPER EASY, Ya’ll. I literally prepped the gluten-free crust in about 20 minutes (Tops!) by following the packaging instructions, which was from Bob Red Mill’s.
Once the crust was prepped, then you let it heat up in the oven for about 3-5 minutes before adding your sauce and ingredients.
Because it’s Gluten-Free, the baking time is chopped in almost half the time (compared to regular pizza) at about 30 minutes or so, until it’s golden brown. Super easy and quick! The taste was great and I thoroughly enjoyed my healthy dinner.
just as an FYI, this recipe is definitely “filling”. You may only need 2-3 slices (unless you’re a bigger eater of course!). No worries though!
It made for a great leftover the next day after reheating it in the oven so that it warmed evenly. My little guy loved this pizza and if you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that he’s pretty picky when it comes to eating!
So I say that this is a WINNER!
By the way, in case you aren’t familiar, I’ve included a bit of good to know information below about Gluten-Free and what it entails.
I’m currently learning more and more about Gluten-Free ingredients and am happy to share and educate you as I go along. To be honest, I didn’t know that I was intolerable to Gluten until I started seeing patterns that indicated such.
I’m definitely going to ensure that it is in fact an allergy (or whether it’s just hard for me to digest when paired with other stuff) through an Allergist this week, so I’ll know for sure.
If you think that you may fall into this dilemma as well, I would recommend testing it out (medically) as well as eliminating it in your diet to see if you notice any positive changes.
In simple terms, gluten is a type of protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. You see it most often in cereals, breads, and grains.
Gluten is great for keeping the elasticity in food intact while it is fermenting. Some companies also use gluten because it allows food products top stick together and become more chewy.
Also, be sure to check out the recipe below in case you want to give it a try!
There you have it! An easy Gluten-Free Pizza with Chicken Spinach + Broccoli!!