Pizza can be healthy and affordable if you make it yourself. And as odd as all get-out, too. Take this pizza, for example. The crust is my Whisk Pizza Crust from Wildly Affordable Organic, with regular (red) whole wheat flour in place of the white whole wheat flour. The next layers are mashed Cuban Black Beans, steamed collard leaves (no stems), the pizza sauce from Fifty Weeks of Green minus the olive oil, and sliced yellow onion.
My Taster said, "It's not your best work," and he was right, but if I could order this from a pizza delivery service during crazy busy times, I'd put them on speed dial. The trick is to the tomato sauce on top of the steamed collard leaves. The collards won't burn and are barely noticeable. This pizza is not nearly as good as my pizza with hummus and roasted butternut squash, but it answers my brain's call for pizza pizza pizzai. It does so much more affordably and with much less fat than Papa Domino would.
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