Try itJun/Jul 2016 Issue

The Best Premade Gluten-Free Pizza Crusts

A mouthwatering pizza starts and ends with a great crust. To find the very best, we tasted enough pizza crusts to feed a small village. Hereís what we found.

Just because you haven’t seen the pizza deliveryman since your diagnosis doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a delicious slice of pizza. There are so many gluten-free crusts available—pre-made crusts, refrigerated dough, crust mixes. Whatever your heart desires! We guarantee your pizza-craving days are over.


Kinnikinnik gluten free pizza crusts

Kinnikinnik

Kinnikinnik’s frozen crust is made with sweet rice flour. Cornmeal makes it crispy on bottom, reminiscent of authentic delivery pizza. The square shape makes it easier to cut equal slices. $8.80 online for 4 personal crusts.

kinnikinnick.com,
877-503-4466

Contains eggs.


Udi's gluten free pizza crusts

 Udi’s 

Udi’s frozen crusts are thin, firm and chewy, made with tapioca starch and brown rice flour. Udi’s has wide distribution, so this crust is likely available near you. $5 for a 2-pack.

udisglutenfree.com,
201-421-3970

Contains eggs.


Simple Mills gluten free pizza dough

Simple Mills

Simple Mills makes a grain-free pizza crust that’s vegan and gluten-free. The mix includes cauliflower! Just add apple cider vinegar, oil and water.
$7.99 for a 9.8 ounce box (two 8-inch crusts).

simplemills.com,
312-600-6196

Contains tree nuts (almonds).


Natural Decadence gluten free pizza crusts

Natural Decadence

Natural Decadence Raised Gluten Free frozen crusts are fluffy and vegan (no dairy or eggs), made with white rice, tapioca and sorghum flours. Available in two flavors (Original and Italian Herb). About $9.99 for a 2-pack (select retailers); $70 for a 12-pack (online)

naturaldecadence.com,
707-444-2629

Contains soy lecithin.


Venice Bakery gluten free pizza crusts

Venice Bakery

Venice Bakery sells one of our favorite frozen pizza crusts, made with rice flour, rice starch, potato starch, tapicoa flour and potato flour. It’s vegan (dairy-free, egg-free), gluten-free, soy-free and produced in a dedicated gluten-free facility. Available in a 12-inch crust and 5-inch personal crusts (pack of 2). $8.99 for a sample pack of three 5-inch crusts. Other sizes and quantities available online.

venicebakery.com,
310-328-3868


Chebe gluten free pizza crusts

Chebe

Chebe’s pizza crust mix is full of tasty Italian herbs. Just add eggs and milk (or water for dairy-free). The instructions call for stirring cheese (you provide) into the mix, as well as sprinkling it on top. Primarily made with tapioca starch, this crust contains no rice, corn, potato, or yeast. About $5 for a 7.5-ounce box.

chebe.com,
800-217-9510


Mama Mary's gluten free pizza crusts

Mama Mary’s

Mama Mary’s crust is delicious, chewy and firm enough to hold tons of toppings on each slice. Certified gluten-free, it’s made with rice flour and potato starch. $4.89 for two 7-inch crusts.

mamamarys.com,
864-595-6262

Note: Mama Mary’s also makes a gluten-full pizza crust. Check the label.


Enjoy Life Foods gluten free pizza crusts

Enjoy Life Foods

Enjoy Life Foods’ pizza crust mix contains high-protein ancient grains, like teff and millet, and probiotics. This mix makes a delicious thick crust that’s certified gluten-free, vegan and free from the top 8 allergens. $8.49 for a 14.5-ounce box.

enjoylifefoods.com,
866-972-6879


Wholly Wholesome gluten free pizza dough

Wholly Wholesome

Wholly Wholesome’s frozen dough makes a Digiorno-like crust that’s caky, chewy and tasty. The dough, which is certified vegan, is made with white rice and potato flours and produced in a gluten-, dairy-, egg-, soy- and nut-free facility. Just defrost it overnight in your fridge and it’s ready to roll. $6.99

whollywholesome.com,
800-247-6580


Pamela's gluten free pizza crust

Pamela’s

Pamela’s pizza crust mix takes time to rise (1 to 2 hours), parbake and finish in the oven—but this crispy crust is so worth it. Made with a blend of brown rice, white rice and sorghum flours. Just add oil and hot water (no dairy). $4.19 for a 11.29-ounce package.

pamelasproducts.com,
707-462-6605

Note: Produced on equipment that also makes products containing tree nuts, soy, eggs and milk.


gfJules' gluten free pizza crust

gfJules

gfJules introduces a mix that makes two 12-inch gluten-free crusts for mouthwatering pizzas. Add eggs (or a flax gel substitute). Dairy-free. Yeast included. $12.07 for 2 crusts; $48.28 for 8 crusts (online)

gfjules.com,
855-435-8537


Smart Flour gluten free pizza crusts

Smart Flour

Smart Flour is a smart choice. One of our top finds, this frozen crust is certified gluten-free and Non-GMO Project verified with no rice, nuts, soy, eggs or dairy. Smart Flour’s flour blend includes tapioca, sorghum, teff and amaranth flours. $5.99 for a 2-pack.

smartflourfoods.com,
512-706-1775


Always read labels carefully. Manufacturers can change ingredients without warning. Not every product sold by every company listed is gluten-free or allergy-friendly. When in doubt, confirm ingredients directly with the manufacturer.†

Managing editor Erica Dermer†is author of Celiac and the Beast: A Love Story Between a Gluten-Free Girl, Her Genes and a Broken Digestive Tract.

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