Tuesday, February 26, 2013


Note: this recipe has been modified from original to meet paleo standards.

1 1/4 cup tapioca flour
1/2 cup coconut flour
1/2 tsp sea salt
2 tsp active dry yeast
1/2 cup + 2 Tbs warm water
2 tsp honey or organic coconut sugar
2 Tbs olive oil
1 large egg + 1 large egg white

Fresh tomato sauce
Olive Oil
Fresh mozzarella (optional)

Add yeast and honey to warm water, stir until combined and let it sit for 10 minutes.
In a bowl of an electric mixer stir tapioca, coconut flour and salt together add olive oil, keep stirring for a couple of minutes, add egg plus egg white.
Add the yeast mixture to the dough and mix at low speed till well combined and smooth.
Let the pizza rise in a ceramic or glass bowl for 1 hour or longer covered with plastic wrap in a warm place.

Preheat oven at 400 F.

Roll (with a rolling pin) the dough evenly between two pieces of parchment paper greased with olive oil, then place into pan.

Poke some holes with a fork to the bottom, drizzle with a teaspoon of olive oil.

 Bake for about 10 minutes or until the dough looks golden in color.

Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes.  Add toppings and bake for 15 more minutes or until toppings are cooked.
Remove from oven and let it cool for 5 minutes before cutting.  Makes one 12" round pizza.  Enjoy!


  1. Just discovered your blog today because a friend of a friend posted your cinnamon rolls on Facebook. I am just starting the Paleo diet to help me with my Crohn's disease. Super excited to find your blog and really excited to try your pizza crust this week! Thanks!

  2. Hi,
    can I just omit the Xantham Gum or does it have any special effect on the doughs consistency? In my opinion Xantham gum is not paleo, but I would love to try the recipe. Can I also use fresh yeast (not the dry one)?


  3. Hi Nadine,
    Good point!
    Xanthan gum is used to blend and keep the ingredients together but you can substitute it with 1/4 cup of flax seed meal instead. I usually omit the flax meal because I don't like the flavor but I'm going to try making this pizza again without xanthan gum or flax meal... I'll keep you posted on how it comes out! Hope this help!