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Nutritional Recipes

Quinoa Pizza Bites

Written by COA Nutrition Team On December 7, 2017

These power packed little pizza bites are loaded with balanced protein, antioxidant rich veggies, and with a big pizza flavor, the kids will never know!


  • 1 cup cooked and cooled quinoa (You can make this part days in advance or use leftover quinoa from dinner)
  • 2 cups cooked and cooled cauliflower florets, pureed (You will need about half a head of cauliflower. I steamed mine for 15 minutes while my quinoa was cooking. You can make this part days in advance or use leftover cauliflower from dinner)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup white rice flour
  • 2 tbsp. coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp. Marinara sauce (use our Healthy Mariana Recipe)
  • 2 tbsp. Onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Pepper
  • More Marinara sauce (for dipping)
  • Optional freshly grated Parmesan cheese and/or basil for garnish


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix all of the ingredients in a small mixing bowl.
  3. Gently roll about 1-inch balls and set them in a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. You can garnish with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and basil if you wish and use our Health Marinara Sauce for dipping!

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