If you’re a pizza lover, you’ll love our healthy, vegan version! We are pleased to share our raw, vegan sunflower pizza with all of you today!
Ingredients for the base
1 cup sunflower seeds, soaked overnight
1/2 cup oat groats, soaked overnight
1 medium carrot
1 stalk celery
2 cloves garlic
2 tablespoons minced red onion
3/4 teaspoon sea salt
fresh cracked black pepper
3/4 cup flax meal (ground flax)
1 1/3 cup water
1/4 cup sesame seeds
1/3 cup whole flax seeds
Process oat groats in the food processor until nearly smooth. Add sunflower seeds and process until crumbled. Transfer the mixture to a large mixing bowl. Put carrot, celery, garlic, onion, salt & pepper in the food processor and process until well minced then transfer to the mixing bowl. Stir in whole flax, and sesame seeds. Once the mixture in well combined add flax meal and water and quickly incorporate well. Make two crusts by spreading half the batter onto two dehydrator trays lined with teflex sheets. Dehydrate at 110 for 3 hours or until dry enough to flip and remove teflex. Dehydrate 4 hours more or until done to your liking.
Ingredients for the pizza sauce
1 cup sun dried tomato (soaked)
1/2 cup fresh tomato (chopped)
1/2 cup date (soaked)
1/2 cup fresh basil
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp pink salt
1/4 tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp onion powder
1 tsp dried Italian herbs
Place all the ingredients except herbs in a blender and blend until smooth. Add herbs and pulse a few times.
Ingredients for the cashew cream cheese
2 cups raw cashews, soaked in water 4-8 hours, drained and rinsed
1 ½ tablespoons lemon juice, plus more to taste (up to 3 tablespoons total)
1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
Stir-ins of choice, such as chives, roasted garlic, veggies, strawberries, sun-dried tomatoes, or roasted red pepper
Place the cashews, 1 ½ tablespoon of lemon juice, and salt into the bowl of a food processor. (vitamix). Blend until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed. Add a tablespoon or two of water to thin the mixture as needed. Test taste and add additional salt and/or lemon juice if you like. Add any stir-ins to the food processor and pulse until finely chopped and well blended.
It can be served immediately or store in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days, or freeze for up to 3 months.
You can use fresh raw vegetables or dehydrate some vegetables using marinade of your choice.
Place raw pizza sauce on pizza base, top with cheese and toppings of your choice