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So I cooked this meal while doing my new favorite pastime — listening to audiobooks. I wish I could say that I’m listening to something groundbreaking and inspiring, and mind-elevating…but, I’m listening to a Bachelor tell-all book that’s all the buzz in BachelorNation right now. And I’m loving every second of it. haha
But get this: I got the book for free so I don’t really feel that bad about listening to something that should be in the “rag-mag” section at the grocery store. But I used this week’s sponsor: Audible, and did their Free 30 day trial. And when I signed up, I got 2 free audiobooks!
And if you cancel within 30 days, it’s no money out of your pocket. Now, I’m not saying this is the most ethical thing I’ve ever done, but hey — it’s literally what they’re offering! And quite honestly, I’m having so much fun cooking and listening that I’m probably going to actually sign on after my 30-day free trial is up. haha
Here’s the link where you can try Audible out for free, and get 2 complimentary audiobooks, too. And just by signing up, you’re helping support this blog. So thank you in advance. And if you want to listen to Bachelor Nation by Amy Kaufman with me, let me know and we can have a fun chat about all the juicy behind-the-scene deets 🙂
OK – THIS, ladies and gentlemen, is one of my ALL-TIME-FAVORITE RECIPES I’ve every created.
Now, I know I say that a lot, but I’m not even kidding you…I dream about this meal.
MEXICAN. GUACAMOLE. PIZZA.
This was soooo fresh and tasty. A crunchy millet crust, topped with guacamole, and roasted spicy broccoli and cauliflower!
There is something so magical that happens to broccoli and cauliflower when you roast it in the oven…And with this amazing spice rub — it will convert even the most stubborn of vegetable-averse humans.
And it’s gluten free with Paleo and Vegan options!
Here’s what you need: (Serves 1)
1/4 cup millet, cooked in 1/2 cup vegetable stock (Paleo option: sub quinoa)
1 1/2 Tbsp Almond flour
1 egg white (Vegan option: 1 flax/chia egg)
healthy pinch of salt
1 cup broccoli, broken into florets
1 cup cauliflower, broken into florets
1/4 red onion, sliced thin
1 green onion, sliced
squeeze of lime
1-2 Tbsp red onion, minced
1 garlic clove, grated on a microplane (or minced)
1-2 Tbsp cilantro, minced
2 healthy pinches of salt
tinfoil (I use nonstick and it is a gamechanger)
Olive oil mister (my new obsession)
Good chef’s knife (This is the one I use and love)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cook the millet until it absorbs all the liquid, about 20 minutes. Fluff with a fork, and set aside to cool.
Cut 2 medium-sized rectangles of parchment paper.
Once the millet is cooled, combine it in a bowl with your egg-of-choice, almond flour, and salt. Mix well to combine. Then, place the millet mixture on one piece of parchment paper. Place the other sheet on top, and then “smoosh” it out as thin as you can. Leave the top paper on (it’ll be like a parchment paper sandwich), and bake for about 35 minutes, until the edges are a dark golden brown.
Meanwhile, roast the cauliflower and broccoli. Place the florets on an olive oil-sprayed, tinfoil-lined baking sheet. Spritz them with olive oil, and sprinkle with salt pepper, and spices. (Only use a PINCH of garlic powder – it is very potent!) Bake for about 20 minutes, until nice and golden and roasted!
Also, make your guac. Combine all the guac ingredients in a bowl, and smash the avocado with the back of fork. Season to taste. Mmmmm!
Finally, soak the red onion slices in ice water for about 10 minutes and drain. (This gets rid of that bitter, harsh onion-y bite!)
To assemble, spread the guac on the flatbread. Top with the roasted veggies and garnish with green onions and cilantro! YUMMO!
This meal was truly super! It was like a nacho pizza! The millet crust was so crunchy and wonderful, while the guacamole was luxuriously rich and creamy! And the roasted veggies had a perfectly tender bite to them — just fabulous!
And the flavors were outstanding! I’m crazy for anything with Mexican flavors! I love the bright freshness of guacamole, combined with the smokey-spice of the broccoli and cauliflower, and the nutty richness from the millet. It’s so clean and healthy while being out-of-this-world flavorful!
And finally, it was a beautiful dish with the different shades of green, orange and purple! Simply stunning! 🙂
Do you have any book recommendations for my next free audiobook from Audible? I feel I need to do some brain push-ups after this juicy Bachelor tell-all!
See ya tomorrow!
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53 responses to “Mexican Guacamole Pizza!”
That looks great! 😀
Thanks Jennifer! It sure was tasty! 🙂 Hugs and love xox
I read The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown and Unashamed: Healing our Brokenness and Finding Freedom from Shame by Heather Nelson at the same time. They were both super insightful. I also just read a fiction book called Tell No One by Harlan Coben that was a fast paced suspenseful mystery about a girls murder.
Hank you for the reccos! Sound like really interesting reads! (Listens😂) Thanks for stopping by! Hugs and love xox
Nominated you for the Mysterious Blogger Award. Post will be on http://daisymae2017.wordpress.com either tonight or sometime tomorrow.
Oh gosh thank you so much! What an honor! Hugs and love xox
Thanks!! Hugs and love xox
you deserve this honor. Your blog is inspiring and that’s what this blog award is about. I had over 1000 blogs I wanted to nominate but did only 15. That’s 9 more than what I should have. Congratulations.
Thanks again 🙂 you’re very kind!
I absolutely love audiobooks as well, be it at the gym on a bike or general house/yard work. I’m more of a non-fiction junkie however.
Nice! Yeah non fiction is always super interesting! Hugs and love xox
YUM ! Looks sooo good!
Thanks Joy! Hugs and love xox
Yeeep! You can serve me one of your special creations thank you. 🙂
Hahaha thanks Ian! Comin right up! Hugs and love xox
Looking tasty 😋
Thank you!! Hugs and love xox
Wow.. that Crust!
Thanks!! Hugs and love xox
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Thanks for the link up, Tonya! Hugs and love xox
Thank you, friend! Love you!😄❤
Right back atcha! Hugs and love xox
Thanks so much! Hugs and love xox
Oh yummy, looks absolutely delicious 😋
Thanks Dasa! Hugs and love xox
Love Audible (and the pizza doesn’t sound too bad, either)! 😉 If you’re looking for some good life messages, Joyce Meyer has several good books on Audible, like “The Battlefield of the Mind” and “Power Thoughts” and “Get Your Hopes Up” and “Mind Connection”—can you tell I love Joyce Meyer? I really liked “Instinct” and “Destiny” by T. D. Jakes, too. “The Purpose Driven Life” by Rick Warren was excellent—I haven’t found anything by him that isn’t. Two of my husband’s and my favorites were “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People & The 8th Habit” by Dr. Stephen Covey and “The Seven Decisions” by Andy Andrews, plus there’s always interesting ones like “The Millionaire Next Door” by Thomas Stanley and William Danko. There you go, there’s several uplifting, personal-growth-related suggestions for you to chew on😜.
I’ve always wanted to read something by Joyce Meyer! Thanks for the awesome reccos! Hugs and love xox
Thanks Alexx! Hugs and love xox
Ooooh – can’t wait to make this – sounds absolutely nummy!
Thanks friend! Hope you love it! Hugs and love xox
MMMMMM! Looks delicious!
For audiobooks, I loved listening to them on CD when I first starting driving, in high school. I loved the Millennium trilogy (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, etc.) so much!
Thanks Laura Beth! Oooh ill have to look into that. I’ve only seen the movie! Hugs and love xox
Awesome! I hope you like it! XOXO
I will try this one. When I make Guacamole I have to use 40 Avocados. That way I make sure the taste is right. All kidding aside, I will make the best of this one.
Thanks! 40 avocados! Wow! That’s a lot! Hahahahha Hugs and love xox
Looks delicious!!! I will try this pizza for sure!
thanks so much! hope you enjoy it! Hugs and love xox
I need to try this! It looks amazing!
Thanks friend! It was definitely delicious 🙂 Hugs and love xox
ugh this looks soooo good 🙂 Thanks for checking out my post earlier btw- meant a lot to me!
Thanks Maggie! Hugs and love xox
Hahahaha! The article was superbly assembled just like your gastronomic creation of love. Pardon my laughter, but the “guys seriously “ pic has left me in stitches.
Haha thanks x
You’re on a reading roll, Christy! Thank you!! Hugs and love xox
Yummy! The cauliflower looks like chicken lol I was tricked! 🙁
haha it does!!