These days, you can have your metaphorical pizza and eat it too. No longer do you need to sacrifice taste for health, as a crop of new flavorful and calorie-forgiving pizza options has been popping up around town. Below, Savoir Flair rounds up some of the best ones to try.
Airy and light, and baked in a fiery oven, this recently launched concept offers plenty of vegtable-centric pizza options. The eatery specializes in creating a dough with the perfect 80/20 balance of flour to water, which means this pizza will feel lighter than a lot of the other ones on the market. Opt for the vegan ‘Mother Earth’ or the delicious ‘Truffle Goodness’.
Tel: (+971) 4 551 5582
Made with local, all-natural, and organic ingredients, Freedom pizzas are all about honesty and turning you into a better you. For healthy vegetarian options, the ‘Plant Eater’, ‘Spring Green’, or ‘Roma’ will not disappoint, and you can request your favorite toppings on a gluten-free base.
Tel: (+971) 4 453 4313
A paradise for vegans, this pop-up café in Galeries Lafayette serves raw and healthy cuisine with bold flavors to satisfy all palettes. The pizza bread with heirloom tomatoes and red peppers is meat, dairy, sugar, and gluten free. Pair that with a fresh, organic, made-to-order juice for an extra-healthy energizing boost.
The Dubai Mall
Tel: (+971) 4 339 9933
Jazz @ Pizza Express
Head to this JLT hideaway for live music and special thin-crust pizzas made with light mozzarella, which are under 500 calories. Sample pizzas include the ‘Pollo ad Astra Leggera’ with chicken, light mozzarella, sweet peppers, Cajun spices, garlic, oil, and red onions and the ‘American Hot Leggera’ with pepperoni and hot peppers.
Jumeirah Lake Towers
Tel: (+971) 4 437 0171
According to NONNO’s website, its pizza “was inspired by models, actors, and other celebrities that take vigilant care of their bodies. After working closely with celebrities across the world, [their] pizza was carefully designed to reduce the carbs and increase the level of nutrients in the ingredients.” NONNO’s pizzas have zero sugar, zero yeast, and zero salt, which means each pizza is significantly lower in calories.
Tel: 800 696 6666