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This vegan quinoa crust pizza is super delicious and super filling.
Filled with almost all vitamins and minerals, it is also healthy!
My husband (who is not vegan) and me (who is) both absolutely love this pizza crust and now use it every time we make homemade pizza.
It is such a great alternative to the refined flour crusts you see in most crust recipes and you have nothing to feel guilty about, because you are getting extra vitamins and minerals, as well as extra fiber!
I had always heard quinoa being mentioned as being healthy, but up until about a year ago, I had no idea what it was.
I never had those kinds of foods growing up, so I felt like I was living under a rock when it came to the superfoods that every dietitian seemed to recommend.
Quinoa is considered a whole grain. It cooks and tastes a lot like rice, only each “kernel” is as small as a seed. My husband and I will use this as a rice replacement most of the time, because it tastes so much like it!
I highly recommend to cook it with vegetable broth instead of water, because the flavor is really good.
Quinoa is great for vegans, because it is one of the few plant foods that offers a complete protein, whereas most plant foods only have half the amino acids required.
Not only does it have the complete protein and is a great source of fiber, but also is a great source of antioxidants, B vitamins, and most minerals!
And for those of you who try to avoid gluten, quinoa is also naturally gluten free.
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And BTW, if you are wondering what toppings are on the pizza in the picture, that is my Pineapple Salsa recipe!