National Pizza Day comes but once a year. If you’re looking for perfect pizza recipes to celebrate the day in style, you’ve come to the right place. From vegetarian pizza to flatbread pizza to low-carb pizza bites, there’s something here for everyone.
1. Veggie Patch Pizza
Looking for a nutritious and delicious pizza you can make at home in under an hour? You’ll love this vegetarian recipe. Topped with tomatoes, mushrooms, artichokes, hearts of palm and banana peppers, it’s a vegetable-lover’s delight. Whip up a pie >>
2. Quick and Easy Homemade Pizza
Having guests over? They’ll love this fresh pizza straight out of the oven. And with only 20 minutes of preparation time required, you can whip up another for second helpings in a pinch. Heat up the oven >>
3. Wild Mushroom Flatbread
A combination of cremini and shiitake mushrooms and Gruyère cheese makes this flatbread simply divine! Ready in about 20 minutes, each batch makes 16 servings — the perfect appetizer your next get-together. Try it today >>
4. Low-carb Party Pizza Bites
In the mood for pizza but don’t want all the fat, carbohydrate and sodium of a store-bought slice? You can’t go wrong with these tasty homemade morsels — with only 12 grams of carbohydrate per serving, they’re a healthful way to satisfy your craving. Have a bite >>
5. Chicken, Mushroom and Asiago Cheese Pizza
This pizza rivals the best offering of any pizzeria in town. It features asiago cheese, an Italian cheese similar to Parmesan and Romano, which tastes fantastic and works well grated or shredded in salads, soups and pastas. Satisfy your craving >>
Looking for additional diabetes comfort food recipes? Check out “Diabetes and Pasta: Our Top Five Recipes.”
Diane Fennell: Diane Fennell has been an editor at Diabetes Self-Management magazine since 2003. She is currently the Senior Digital Editor for Diabetes Self-Management E-News and DiabetesSelfManagement.com. (Diane Fennell is not a medical professional.)
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