Easy Raw Pizza

29 Aug

Easy Raw Pizza

 

The last time we visited my mother-in-law, she ordered delicious Raw Pizza for me which I just devoured.  As soon as I got home, I needed to make my own – one that required the least amount of time, the least amount of ingredients and still be yummy.  This week, I have been indulging in a very simple Cheeze Pizza and my husband, a California Pizza Kitchen Thai Pizza Lover, inspired me to create this Raw Thai Pizza.  After eating one large pizza pie to himself, he exclaimed: “That is a yummy raw pizza!”

Ummm, need I say more?

Enjoy!

Sprouted Buckwheat Pizza Crust

Soak in water overnight:

2 cups buckwheat groats

Rinse and drain buckwheat well.  Add to food processor with:

1 garlic clove, chopped

2 tsp sea salt

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/4 cup water

1/2 cup flax seed meal

2 medium zucchinis, chopped

Dehydrating Pizza Crust

Spread on Texflex sheets, makes 3 large ones or 6 small pizzas.  Dehydrate 8 – 12 hours, then turn out onto mesh screens and dehydrate another 1 – 2 hours at 105F.  Alternatively, dehydrate on full at 150F for 1 – 2 hours, decrease to 105F and dehydrate until dry but still soft, 2 – 4 hours.

Raw Cheeze Pizza

For A Cheeze Pizza

Makes enough for 2 large raw pizzas.

Blend ‘Cashew Cheeze’ well in a high speed blender:

1 tsp sea salt

1 tbspn nutritional yeast

1 cup water

1 1/2 cups cashews, soaked for a few hours

Spread this cheeze on the pizza crust.  Top with vegetables:

marinated cherry tomatoes (2 cups quartered and mixed with 1 minced garlic clove, 1 tbspn extra virgin olive oil, 1 tsp maple syrup, 1 tsp sea salt)

mushrooms, sliced

olives, pitted and sliced

basil, sliced thinly

Sprinkle top with:

nutritional yeast

sea salt

Dehydrate at 105F for an hour, if desired, and serve.

 

Raw Thai Pizza

For A Thai Pizza

Makes enough for 2 large raw pizzas.

Blend together well in a high speed blender:

1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

1 clove garlic, chopped

1 inch ginger root, skinned and chopped

1 scallion, chopped

1 tbspn unrefined sesame oil

1 tbspn brown rice vinegar

2 tbspns maple syrup

2 tbspns water

3 tbspns Nama Shoyu

4 tbspns raw almond butter (or peanut butter for those transitioning)

Spread sauce on dehydrated pizza crust.  Top with your choice to toppings:

Shredded carrots

Sliced mushrooms

Tomatoes, sliced or cherry tomatoes, quartered

Scallions, sliced

Bean sprouts

Cilantro

Dehydrate at 105 F for an hour, if desired, and serve.

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7 Responses to “Easy Raw Pizza”

  1. Marlena Torres (@MarlenaTorres) September 1, 2011 at 4:27 am #

    Wow, those pizzas look delicious. I am definitely going to be giving this a try! I love your site, thanks for sharing!

  2. anna September 3, 2011 at 3:59 pm #

    Mmm looks delicious! Can´t wait to try :D

  3. Tonya December 18, 2011 at 11:21 pm #

    Looks wonderful! Just wondering how to get started on this lifestyle. It seems like it would take so much perpetration that it scares me (I’m a bit of an unirganized mess…we eat mostly organic and are vegan) I just don’t know where to begin. I really want to try it out!

    • Mama In The Kitchen December 20, 2011 at 12:26 pm #

      Hi Tonya, you know, when eating more RAW, I actually spend LESS time in the kitchen. We prefer a lot of smoothies and chopped salads than the dehydrated stuff and juicing because the latter just take so much time. The sprouting has a long waiting time, but the actual work is less than 5 minutes. If you look under RESEARCH and TIPS, take a look at “How To Transition” and “Tips to get…”. I hope these posts help you. I find that starting with snacks (make it all raw: fruits, nuts, veggies with dip) then when you get used to that make breakfast all raw (raw oatmeal, fruit pudding, nut granola)… then when you get used to that… add smoothies and salads to all the meals… pretty soon, you’ll get more RAW into your and your family’s meals… and it will seems so easy. Just one step at a time, versus changing everything in one day, which may seem overwhelming. The slower the process, the more lasting the change on lifestyle. Good luck and let me know how else I can help!

  4. Hot Raw Mess April 10, 2012 at 9:09 pm #

    This sounds soooo delicious. I’m adding this recipe to my list of Reasons to Buy a Dehydrator.

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