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Quinoa Pizza Bites Recipe

These power packed little Quinoa Pizza Bites are loaded with balanced protein, antioxidant rich veggies, and with a big pizza flavor, the kids will never know!
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten-free, healthy, Pizza Bites, Quinoa, Veggies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 24 bites
Calories 286kcal


  • 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 if you are egg free, i think a flax egg or gelatin egg would work for the binding
  • 1/4 cup white rice flour
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour
  • 2 tbsp pizza sauce
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp italian seasoning
  • 1 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • extra pizza sauce for dipping
  • optional freshly grated parmesan cheese and/or basil for garnish


  • Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Mix all of the ingredients in a small mixing bowl.
  • Gently roll about 1 inch balls and set them onto a Silpat or parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. You can garnish with freshly grated parmesan cheese and basil if you wish and use pizza sauce for dipping!


Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 1128mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g