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Gluten and Dairy Free Pizza Crust

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Pizza has always been one of my top favourite things to eat! But until recently, my type of pizza didn’t look like what you see above. I wanted my pizza to be piled high with pepperoni and lots of melted cheese (plus some garlic dipping sauce never hurt), and I looked forward to eating that pizza every weekend. This came to a halt when my holistic nutritionist told me that it looked like I probably had a dairy sensitivity, and that I should cut it out of my diet for a few months. A few MONTHS!? Months without PIZZA!?

Well as you can imagine I was sad thinking that I had lost my beloved pizza nights, but then Sasha introduced me to the vegan pizza that is made at Whole Foods, and it was SO good! In fact, it was so good that it took me a while to believe her that it was actually dairy free. It fully satisfied my pizza cravings, and soon became one of my regular dairy-free treats. BUT THEN… after taking a blood test, I found out that I was quite sensitive to dairy AND wheat, and I was advised to stay away from both of them for at least 6 months. This meant no more vegan pizza from Whole Foods, as they do not have a gluten free crust 😦

*womp, womp*

So for the past couple of months I had been looking for a new way to enjoy pizza, trying out cauliflower crust and gluten free pita bread; both were good, but didn’t fully satisfy my pizza cravings. I wasn’t feeling hopeful about finding an awesome gluten free substitution… but then I found THIS, my new love!

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