Vegan Recipe: Mexican Pizza
I love Mexican food. The flavors, the spices and fresh vegetables are all SO delicious.
But sometimes when you go out to eat Mexican food, it isn't so healthy, right? Well, guess what? I've got a recipe that you'll love AND is rock-star healthy.
Here is my favorite recipe for vegan Mexican pizza!
Ingredients for the Corn Tortillas:
- 6-8 ears of corn (or a bag of frozen corn)
- 1/4 white onion diced
- 1 drop oregano essential oil
- 1 tsp cumin
- Himalayan sea salt and black pepper to taste
Directions for corn tortillas:
Place all ingredients in food processor. Spread evenly on dehydrator sheet and dehydrate for 10-12 hours.
If you don't have a dehydrator and would like to use pre-made corn tortillas, harden the shells by frying with coconut oil and setting aside.
Ingredients for Pizza Topping:
- 1 can of black beans
- 4 roasted red peppers
- 1 avocado
- 1 small red onion
- 1 small bunch of cilantro
- 2 spears of romaine
- 5 drops lime essential oil
- 3 drops of lemon essential oil
Directions for Pizza Topping:
Smash the black beans into a thick paste, and make sure to salt the beans with sea salt. Spread the roasted red peppers over the beans. Chop avocado, cilantro and red onion into small bits and spread sprinkle essential oils over the top, toss and put on top of the pizzas. Add raw cheese on top last.
Ingredients for Raw "Cheese"
- 1 cup cashews
- 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
- 1/4 - (you may need to add a little more after processing if too thick)
- 1 drop of basil essential oil
- 1 drop of oregano essential oil
- Himalayan sea salt to taste
Directions for Raw Cheese
Place ingredients in food processor and process until you achieve the desired texture.
I think this recipe is top notch. How about you? Are you a Mexican food lover? Please let me know by sharing your comments in the box below.
I love to use essential oils in addition to or instead of traditional herbs because they have 70% or more of the therapeutic benefits than the actual plant.
Basil oil: improves alertness, memory and metabolism, aids in digestion, and fights depression, fatigue and headaches.
Cilantro oil: helps with anti-aging, is a blood cleanser and natural detoxifier, fights inflammation and aids in cardiovascular health.
Oregano oil: aids in digestion, is an immune stimulant and fights bacterial and viral infections.
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