Homemade Pizza Recipes

Pizza doesn't have to be guilt-by-the-slice. Feel good about eating your favorite comfort food with these healthy pizza recipes. Pitas, tortillas, and whole wheat bread dough make the perfect crusts for these diabetes-friendly pizzas and calzones.

Thin-Crust Pepperoni and Vegetable Pizza

Want homemade pizza any night of the week? Take the time and mess out of the mix by using a whole grain tortilla for the crust. Then top with a roasted red sweet pepper sauce and all of your favorite veggies. Three pieces of pizza (one serving of this recipe) never tasted so satisfying!

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Chicken Taco Pizza

In three easy steps, you can create homemade taco pizza that has only 22 grams of carb and 248 calories per personal pizza. Get the kids involved and let them create their own!

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Cheesy Red Pepper Pizza

Fresh roma tomatoes take on the role of the often-sugar-laden pizza sauce to give this gooey, cheesy red pepper pizza a healthy spin. Check the nutrition labels on the refrigerated pizza dough options for a crust that's lower in carbs and calories or made with whole grains.

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Quick Breakfast Pizza

For a lower-carb breakfast option, try this fun and easy breakfast pizza that's high in protein and fiber. Don't like mushrooms or green peppers? Customize it your way by choosing a variety of nonstarchy veggies.

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Steak and Mushroom Phyllo Pizza

Phyllo dough gives pizza a unique low-carb spin. Packed with protein and heart-healthy fats, this gourmet-style pizza is a guilt-free treat.

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Taco Pizza

Before buying salsa to top this tasty taco pizza, look at the ingredients list. Opt for a salsa that uses only fresh ingredients and no added sugar (sometimes in the form of sucrose, dextrose, evaporated cane syrup, corn syrup, xylose, or agave nectar).

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Mushroom and Herb Pizza

Combining sweet honey wheat pizza dough, hearty mushrooms, and savory herbs with eggs makes this breakfast pizza perfect for brunch. This mushroom-herb pizza gets its protein from mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses and scrambled eggs.

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Chicken Italiano Pizza

If you love chicken Alfredo pasta, you'll love this diabetes-friendly pizza lunch or dinner. Alfredo sauce mixed with rosemary and basil pesto makes a flavorful, creamy base for piled-high veggies and mouthwatering chicken.

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Pizza Bites

Transform your everyday sandwich rolls into perfectly portioned pizzas. Each sausage pizza has only 105 calories and 13 grams of carb -- making one pizza a tasty appetizer or two pizzas a satisfying dinner.

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Breakfast Pita Pizza

Looking for a vegetarian or egg-free breakfast pizza? Veggies, protein-packed tofu, and reduced-fat cheddar cheese top this crispy pita pie for a satisfying morning meal for people with diabetes.

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Everything Pizza

Whole wheat flour, cornmeal, and flaxseed meal make this tender, thin pizza crust distinctive and diabetes-friendly. Here we top it with the works: Kalamata olives, ground beef, turkey pepperoni, mushrooms, peppers, spinach, thinly sliced red onion, and -- of course -- reduced-fat mozzarella cheese.

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Picadillo Chicken Pizzettas

Pizzettas (mini pizza slices) make the perfect party appetizer. Topping them with tangy olives, cinnamon spice, and sweet raisins gives these low-carb pizza bites a sweet and savory flavor profile that will keep guests coming back for more.

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Whole Wheat Pizza with the Works

With Canadian-style bacon, a four-cheese blend, and just the right seasonings, this mouthwatering pizza is loaded with flavor but has only 216 calories and 6 grams of fat per serving.

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Smoky Tomato Pizza

Smoked Gouda and herbs add sophisticated flair to this fresh tomato-topped appetizer pizza.

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Vegetable Pita Pizzas

Broccoli, cauliflower, sweet peppers, mushrooms, or carrots -- whatever you decide to top your pizza with -- add crunch and vitamins to these whole grain pizzas.

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Mexican-Style Shrimp Pizza

Flour tortillas make easy low-calorie, low-fat crusts for these south-of-the-border sensations.

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Roasted Pepper and Artichoke Pizza

The chunks of chicken and artichoke make this pizza a healthy, savory, and satisfying delight.

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Greek Pita Pizza

This trimmed-down beef or lamb pizza features some of the hallmarks of Greek cooking: rosemary, pita bread, feta cheese, and kalamata olives.

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Turkey-Spinach Calzones

With a batch of these foldover turkey-and-cheese pizzas stashed in the freezer, tomorrow's supper is as simple as transferring the number you need to the refrigerator to thaw overnight. Then bake and enjoy!

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Thai-Style Veggie Pizza

An Italian bread shell, bottled peanut sauce, and shredded carrot from the supermarket can help you put this pizza together in almost no time.

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Mini Spinach Calzones

With only 56 calories each, these petite calzones are perfect appetizers. Or pile a few on your plate and make a meal out of them.

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