Pizza is one of those dishes that just never gets old… just ask the Americans [who] Choose Pizza as the One Food They Would Eat For the Rest of Their Lives. In the past year, we’ve seen major pizza franchise after major pizza franchise experiment with vegan cheeses in order to meet consumer demands. From Pizza Hut in the UK to Dominos in Australia, so many are getting on board! Just look at These 15 US-Based Pizza Chains Offering Plant-Based Options!
At the end of the day, this is great news for the vegan community. However, not everyone lives in areas where these vegan pizzas are sold. That’s why we are creating the ultimate guide for making your own vegan pizzas at home. We have gluten-free recipes, summer options, flatbreads, dessert pizzas, and of course traditional vegan cheese pizza. When it comes to vegan food, we have the recipes you’re looking for on the Food Monster App! So sit back, relax, and get ready for the best vegan pizza recipes.
For people who love to bake, kneading and shaping dough can be a soothing activity (one that results in delicious, homemade bread) — but honestly, making and then baking bread can take a lot of time. Sometimes, you literally just don’t have the minutes or hours to while away waiting for your bread to rise. So what’s a carb-loving fiend to do? Make flatbreads, of course!
Source: Nutella Dessert Pizza
You know what one of the best parts of being an adult is? Getting to cook for yourself, of course! Why settle for a pale imitation of a true plant-based dessert pizza when you could fully commit, and make a decadent, satisfying, vegan one yourself? Check out some of our favorite recipes featured on the Food Monster App to get an idea of what we mean. Skip Lunchables and Go Gourmet with These Grown-Up Twists on Vegan Dessert Pizza!
Source: Chicago Deep Dish Pizza
These 31 Cheesy and Delicious Dairy-Free Pizzas You Have to Make are so realistic! Over three billion pizzas are sold in the U.S. each year plus another one billion frozen pizzas. Still, when we make our own pizza, we get to make all the choices about the crust and the toppings.
Source: Thin Crust Jalapeño Pizza
Cheese pizza is the simple, go-to childhood classic that still provides the same comfort and happiness in adulthood! There’s nothing better than having a slice that is dripping with stretchy cheese — vegan cheese that is. In this day and age, vegan cheese is so advanced and refined that even those who eat dairy regularly frequently get fooled by it. Whether it is vegan mozzarella, feta, parmesan, or ricotta, pizzas can now be just as satisfyingly ‘Cheesy’ and as Ooey and Gooey as the Real Deal!
Source: Avocado Pizza
When Chef Jon Feshan of New York City’s Kola House restaurant created a next-level avocado experience, we knew we had to jump on the chance to teach you how to Make Your Own Scrumptous Avocado Pizza at Home!
While whipping up some of your own vegan meat is sure to satisfy your strongest cravings (just as long as you remember that plant-based eating is all about the seasoning), when you’re in the mood for something a little less hearty, don’t despair: recreating your favorite snack foods is a cinch. Perhaps one of the most coveted of all snacks we remembered from our childhood was Totino’s Pizza Rolls — delightful pockets of tomato sauce and mozzarella surrounded by crispy dough. We’re here to tell you that yes, you can even make vegan pizza rolls. And yes, These 4-Ingredient Vegan Pizza Rolls Are Even Better Than Totino’s!
Source: Tempeh Bacon Kale Pizza
Approximately three billion pizzas are sold in the United States every year, plus an additional one billion frozen pizzas. Ninety-three percent of Americans eat pizza at least once a month. On average, each person in the United States eats around 23 pounds of pizza every year. There is probably no other food that can be personalized as well as pizza. The crust can be thick or thin, whole wheat, spelt, or gluten-free. Sauces and toppings are only limited by one’s imagination. More and more people are also making their own pizza at home. Here are 10 Tricks and Tips for Rockin’ Vegan Pizza.
Source: Socca Pizza
The evolution of pizza is an interesting one. The ancient Greeks used to eat flatbreads with olive oil, herbs, and cheese, a sort of prototype that likely influenced Italian pizza. Italian pizza doesn’t look like what you could find in family parlors and chain restaurants in the United States. “Pizza” was actually the name of flatbread and it was known as a street food for the poor, rather than the creative delicacies with toppings of all kinds that we make in our kitchens today. It also used to be sweet, and not at all savory. There are so many new and innovative ways to enjoy dairy-free and gluten-free pizza that we put together 15 Gluten-Free Pizzas for Your Pizza Party.
Source: Zucchini Pepperoni Pizza
Over three billion pizzas are sold in the U.S. each year, plus another one billion frozen pizzas. Still, when we make our own pizza, we get to make all the choices about the crust, the sauce, and the toppings, especially the cheese. Once you get that melty, stretchy vegan cheese on the pizza, you can go crazy with all kinds of creative toppings but these classic, 15 Dairy-Free Melty, Stretchy Cheesy Pizzas may be some of our best!
Source: BBQ Eggplant Pizza
People are endlessly comparing the two types of pizza and argue over which is best. Usually, people are loyal to whichever type they grew up eating, and it’s not necessarily geographical – you can find New York-style pizza in Chicago and deep-dish in New York. The truth is that these two types of pizza are so very different, that it doesn’t even make sense to compare them. The crust is different, for sure, but so are the toppings and the way they are cooked. Let’s take a look at both types of pizza and how to make them. Then you can hold your own pizza contest at home. You won’t have any trouble finding judges, that’s for sure. Make sure to check out NYC vs Chicago Pizza: How to Make Both especially if you’re craving a local treat!
Sauces and toppings are limited only by one’s imagination. There’s no need to settle for a cheese-free pizza from the store when you can make your own and load on all the toppings you want including vegan cheese. See How to Make Thick Vegan Pizza Sauce and How to Make Fresh Vegan Moxarella Cheese for your own version of the classic pizza. Or step outside the pizza box and be creative with different sauces and toppings like these 15 Incredible Homemade Pizzas With Veggie Toppings.
Even if you’re not gluten-free, using vegetables in place of regular pizza crust can be a fantastic way to spice up your own family’s pizza night routine. These Gluten-Free, Veggie-Based Pizza Crusts You Need To Try are fun, healthy, and will add just enough flavor to your favorite pie!
Some people are allergic to it while others have a sensitivity to yeast and for them, that might mean following a yeast-free diet. Then there are people, who don’t have the time or patience to wait for yeast to rise. Here’s How to Make a Yeast-Free Pizza Crust, it might save you a few minutes in the kitchen so you can get extra creative with the toppings!
Source: Socca Pizza
Sauces and toppings are limited only by one’s imagination. There’s no need to settle for a cheese-free pizza from the store when you can make your own and load on all the toppings you want including vegan cheese. Step outside the pizza box and be creative with different sauces and toppings. So put down the phone and put away that take-out menu. Here are 15 Incredible Veggie Pizzas to Make This Summer.
Pizza is a classic favorite that most of us have likely enjoyed in our lifetimes. That crunchy crust, the ooey-gooey cheese, the crispy veggies, and the fresh marinara sauce all come together so perfectly. Mmm, all this talk of pizza pie is making us hungry… so try it out! End Your Summer in Style With These 15 Mindblowing Vegan Pizzas!
Anything can be vegan when you know how! Use the tips below to build your perfect vegan pizza, whether it’s a close copy of your favorite take-out option, a hand-crafted Italian masterpiece, or a super healthy treat. Here’s How to Veganize Pizza: The Basics!
Source: Fresh Summer Vegan Pesto Pizza
Usually, pizza is loaded with meaty toppings and mounds of melty cheese that can leave your stomach feeling overstuffed and uncomfortable. Drop these animal products and make the switch to building plant-based pizzas. Using loads of vegetables and your own two hands, here are easy tips on making delicious pizza that tastes a whole lot better and is a whole lot healthier. Check out The Ultimate Guide to Making Homemade Pizza The Healthy Way!
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
For those of you interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.
Here are some great resources to get you started:
- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
- Plant-Based Health Resources
- Plant-Based Food & Recipes
- Plant-Based Nutrition Resources
- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
- Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Recipes
- High Protein Plant-Based Recipes
- Plant-Based Meal Prep
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