12 Hearty AIP Pizza Recipes
Good news for AIP dieters –
You can’t eat wheat. You can’t eat dairy.
But you can still eat pizza!
All you have to do is make some changes to your pizza base and then be careful to keep your toppings AIP-friendly.
Here are the most common types of AIP pizza bases:
- Coconut flour and tapioca flour pizza bases
Like the AIP Pizza Crust and the NY Style Thin Crust Pizza
- Plantain-based pizzas
Like the Ham and Pineapple Pizza and the Bacon and Kale Pizza
- Flatbread-based pizzas
Like the BBQ Chicken Pizza and the Italian Sausage Paleo Flatbread Pizza
And the most inventive AIP pizza recipe we’ve come across?
It’s a tie between the Raw Chocolate Brownie Fruit Pizza and the Pizza Meatballs.
You can scroll through these hearty and filling AIP pizza recipes here or download them to read later by clicking the green button below.
Table Of Contents – AIP Pizza Recipes
- AIP Pizza Base Recipes
- AIP Plantain-Based Pizza Recipes
- AIP Flatbread-Based Pizza Recipes
- Unusual AIP Pizza Recipes
AIP Pizza Base Recipes
Pizza is often the first thing that people miss when they have to follow a diet or food regime for health reasons. Well, this may be the answer! This pizza base is quite simple to make and you can have fun with the toppings – either follow this recipe or experiment with your own! You will find the cider vinegar gives this base quite an authentic flavor too.
Here is another lovely pizza base ideal for those on AIP. You may never have to crave pizza again and you can have some fun trying out different toppings. This recipe makes one pizza, but you can easily split the mixture to make smaller bases for the youngsters in the family!
– Kelley and Cricket
Ingredients: yuca cassava, olive oil, sea salt (optional), coconut flour, baking powder.
This is such a wonderfully quick and easy recipe, ideal for dinner after a busy day or for a family lunch. This crust is veggie-based, making it even more of a healthy option, and you end up with a light and crispy base with a bit of a chew. This recipe is great for AIP or for those who are gluten or grain intolerant.
– Predominantly Paleo
Ingredients: yuca cassava, avocado oil, palm shortening, coconut flour, sea salt, dried herbs.
This is another veggie-based crust which can be a useful addition to your recipe collection! It turns a lovely golden color when cooked, so it even looks appetizing. Try not to use too many wet ingredients in the topping as this can make the base soggy – have some fun experimenting! The dough can be stored in the refrigerator, or it can be frozen, giving you a quick base to dress up for unexpected guests!
– The Whole Life Balance
Ingredients: arrowroot starch, coconut flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, sea salt or truffle salt, extra-virgin olive oil, warm water.
Sometimes AIP pizza bases can be brittle and fall apart easily, making them totally unacceptable as finger foods, but this one holds together really well. It takes on a great color and can be made into little ones to serve to the children or for party food when you have friends in. This is another pizza base that can be easily frozen, but if you are making more than one, we suggest you place parchment between the bases so they can be separated easily.
AIP Plantain-Based Pizza Recipes
Some people may be put off by the length of time this recipe takes to make, but if you are craving pizza it really is worth the effort. Even kids will enjoy this and you can encourage them to decorate their own pizza using their favorite toppings. Not only that, but the plantain base can be used as a wrap instead, giving you a whole new range of ideas for feeding the family in a healthy way.
Sometimes it is the pizza sauce that makes it a no-no when you are following AIP, so check out this one – it is delicious! This is a simple recipe to follow and is relatively cheap as you can pick up plantains for a few cents. If you are not into kale you could use spinach or just have fun trying out different toppings – ham and pineapple, ground beef and onion – the choice is yours!
AIP Flatbread-Based Pizza Recipes
– Healy Eats Real
Ingredients: hot water, grass fed gelatin, tapioca flour, coconut flour, sea salt, baking soda, palm shortening or coconut oil, apple cider vinegar, beets, carrots, beef broth, garlic, basil, grass fed beef, asparagus, leafy greens, herbs.
Photo Credit: Hannah from Healy Eats Real
Often when you are on a diet or following a protocol, the recipes can lack flavor. Don’t despair! This pizza is full of flavor and is so appealing to look at that it is sure to become a family favorite! The sauce has the same sweetness and tartness as a tomato-based one and is the perfect partner for your choice of toppings.
– The Curious Coconut
Ingredients: tapioca starch, coconut flour, salt, nutritional yeast (optional), dried rosemary (optional), dried oregano (optional), extra-virgin olive oil, gelatin, water, chicken, AIP BBQ sauce, red onion, mushrooms, shallot, cilantro.
This pizza uses gelatin instead of eggs, making it more like a flatbread and less likely to fall apart when you pick it up. The addition of herbs to the mixture gives the base a real Mediterranean taste but they are optional. The toppings used here are delicious, but feel free to use your own choices instead!
-Grazed + Enthused
Ingredients: arrowroot starch, coconut flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, fine sea salt or truffle salt, extra-virgin olive oil, fresh basil leaves, fresh cilantro leaves, avocado, garlic, apple cider vinegar, chicken, black olives, artichoke hearts.
Some of you may be put off making your own pizza bases because they are complicated and take ages to make. Well, this recipe is quick and easy and you can have a fabulous pizza in 30 minutes! The toppings used here are so true to the traditional Italian flavors, especially the pesto and olives, and it can be trusted to impress even the firmest skeptics of AIP.
Ingredients: arrowroot flour, coconut flour, baking soda, truffle salt or sea salt, olive oil, ground beef or pork, dried oregano, Herbs de Provence, granulated garlic, mushrooms, yellow squash, fresh rosemary, carrot, pear, garlic.
This recipe uses a sweeter veggie sauce that is packed with flavor, and it would work well with loads of different toppings. It is so nice to find a flatbread recipe that really tastes of bread – another thing that you can miss a lot when you’re on AIP! Don’t worry if you can’t find truffle salt – a really good sea salt works just as well here.
Unusual AIP Pizza Recipes
These meatballs are filled with traditional pizza flavors and can be made as party food, a great idea for kid’s parties or as an easy portable snack for a lunchbox as they taste just as good cold. They also taste great when served as mini bites on cocktail sticks with your favorite dip.
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