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Homemade Pizza

Written By: Shantel Whitford

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes


  • Dough
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 TBS fast rise yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 TBS oil
  • Toppings
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 package pepperoni slices
  • 1 small can of sliced black olives
  • 2 cups shredded pizza blend cheese


In a large bowl, mix the first four ingredients. Mix water and oil; add to flour mixture. Turn onto a floured surface; knead for 2 minutes. Place in a greased bowl; turning to grease top. Cover and let rise for 20 minutes. Punch down; place on 12in, greased pizza pan. Pat into a circle.

Topping: Mix the first three ingredients and spread over the crust. Sprinkle with ¾ of the cheese blend. Put the pepperoni on. Top with the rest of the cheese blend. Bake at 400* for 20 minutes or until light brown.

The great thing about pizza is any toppings can be used! From switching up the sauce to pesto or white sauce to adding veggies and chicken! There is no wrong way to make a pizza!

Our family loves pizza! Pizza is always an easy dinner for the whole family to make together, and we love to include our kids in the kitchen. You can buy premade crust or follow this recipe to make your own! There is no wrong way to make pizza! Swap it out for your favorite toppings and let your kids build their own! Memories made in the kitchen will last forever.


About The Author

My name is Shantel Whitford, and I am a proud member of the Kalispel Tribe and professional chef. I am excited to share with you recipes and healthy ways to prepare food from the market to feed your families. I have been cooking since I was three, when my grandmothers had me up at the stove helping. They inspired my passion for food, and I am looking forward to helping ignite your creativity when it comes to feeding your family.

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