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Gluten Free Veggie and Cheese Pizza with Quinoa Salad Recipe

Dec
30

Tonight I was craving some pizza and luckily I bought some gluten free mini pizza crust from Whole Foods.  I added some tomato sauce (just regular canned tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, spinach, tomatoes, and some broccoli.  I also made a side salad with quinoa (for added protein) and a delicious spicy mustard dressing.  It was delicious, minus any guilt.

Gluten Free Veggie and Cheese Pizza

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 mini gluten free  cooked pizza crust (I got my from Whole Foods)

3-4 spoons of canned tomato sauce (or more or less as desired)

2 handfuls of mozzarella cheese (or as desired)

3 florets of broccoli, cut long ways

3 cherry tomatoes cut in half

a dash of salt and pepper

a dash of herb blend no salt seasoning (I got mine from Costco)

I used my toaster oven on 400 degrees F for 5-10 minutes (until cheese melted) and then 7-8 on broil to it nicely toasted.

Quinoa Salad w/dressing:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 small handful of spinach

6-8 cherry tomatoes

7 leaves of romaine lettuce (loosely chopped)

1/2 avocado (diced)

1/3 cup cooked quinoa (I made a big batch and put leftovers in the fridge)

Dressing:

2 tsp olive oil

2 tsp spicy dijon mustard (from trader joe’s)

1 tsp agave nectar

Juice of 1 small lime

a dash of salt and pepper

 

Once the salad is put together, toss in the dressing and voila.  Enjoy!

 

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