Obesity and Eating Disorder Recovery Recipe: Gluten-free Pizza Crust



In my experience, clients that are in treatment for bulimia, binge eating disorder, anorexia or bulimarexia are typically faced with an increased risk of inadequate nutrition. To this end, I try to provide my clients and readers nutritious and delicious recipes to enjoy both during and after their recovery journey at ‘The Norton Center for Eating Disorders & Obesity’.

Eating healthy can be quick and easy once you get the hang of it. The key is in the planning. When you get into the habit of having the right ingredients on hand, meal preparation is a breeze, not a source of agony.

This recipe for pizza crust is cauliflower-based. It contains good fats and gluten free! For more delicious recipes, be sure to visit The Recipe Corner.

Gluten-free Pizza Crust

1 head (Small Head) shredded Cauliflower
¼ cups Parmesan Cheese
¼ cups Mozzarella Cheese
¼ cup grass-fed butter
¼ teaspoons Salt and pepper
½ teaspoons Italian herbs
½ teaspoons Garlic juice
1 Egg
Red Pepper Flakes (optional)
1 Tablespoon Chia Powder (optional)

  1. The easiest way to grate cauliflower is to do it in a food processor using the grating blade. If you do not have one, a cheese grater works. The idea is to use as much of the head as possible. It should look like snow when you are done.

  2. Microwave cauliflower for 3 minutes and drain well. Do not add water! Let it cool completely.

  3. Now you have to wring it out – if you don’t, it won’t work!

  4. Mix all remaining ingredients with cauliflower to form the dough.
  5. Form into a ball.
  6. Place between two sheets of parchment paper and roll out.
  7. Transfer parchment paper to pizza stone and bake for 8 to 11 minutes.
  8. Add favorite toppings and bake until done.

Nutrition (for ¼ of pizza crust) – 110 calories, 6 g of fat, 9 g of protein, 4 g of carbs, 2 g of fiber


Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of obesity and eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED) and the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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