Date night? Meatless Monday? Lunch with friends? Kid’s birthday party? It’s hardly an exaggeration to say that pizza’s a good answer to pretty much any food-related question—especially when there are so many types to choose from. From gluten-free crusts to funky and fruity toppings, check out these 8 healthier, homemade recipes. There may be no such thing as bad pizza, but these might just be some of the best.
Swapping out the regular marinara for a pureed butternut sauce, then adding more chunks of the squash along with broccolini and chickpeas, this 10-ingredient recipe may be one of the most unique pizzas you ever serve up.
Purple onions, green broccoli, yellow corn, red tomatoes, and orange peppers—this cauliflower-based, lower-carb pizza takes that “eat the rainbow” advice literally. And the results are delicious.
While many pizzas get cooked in the oven, this one goes for the grilling method. The lightly seared dough pairs well with the charred corn kernels that go on top.
Swap out the bready crust for crispy thin slices of eggplant instead, and then top as you would your favorite pizza. This one opts for provolone, spinach, and fresh cherry tomatoes.
Turn the popular pub snack into a dinnertime entrée by placing artichoke hearts and spinach leaves onto the pesto sauce. The pizza scores even more points in the nutrition department thanks to its gluten-free, spinach-packed quinoa crust.
Italy meets Latin America in this taqueria-inspired pie, where corn tortillas serve as the crust, refried beans step in for the tomato sauce, and avocado cream is drizzled on top.
Chickpeas join the flour to sneak some more fiber and protein into the chewy crust of this pizza, while the cooked kale topping is a great way to get in the green superfood.
Mash some sweet potatoes into your flour to give your pizza crust a carotenoid boost. The spuds will pair super well with the sweetness of the pineapple chunks, while the salty bacon slices will make a great contrast.