Whole Wheat & Honey Pizza Dough

Tonight is most definitely a pizza night.

A whole wheat & honey pizza dough night to be exact!



I thought tonight would be a great night to bring back an old favorite – and this recipe is one of my favorite creations ever.

I am a firm believer that pizza should be included in every weekly meal plan & making your own pizza dough can make that dream a (much healthier) reality. 

Making your own pizza at home is a great way to stay on track -> making your own dough, moderating the cheese and adding lots of veggies makes pizza a really fun  and healthy meal!



What’s your favorite way to stay on track with fun meals during the week?



How to make the pizza dough:


  • 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup wheat germ
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl combine flour, wheat germ and salt. Make a well in the middle  – add honey and yeast mixture. Stir well to combine. Cover and set in a warm place to rise for a few minutes.
  4. Roll dough on a floured pizza pan and poke a few holes in it with a fork.
  5. Add sauce and desired toppings – add cheese last
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 5 to 10 minutes, or until desired crispiness is achieved. Enjoy!
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1 Comment

  • Reply Patty O January 9, 2013 at 8:09 pm

    Looks extremely yummy and very easy! I think I’ll try the recipe soon.

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