Smoked Salmon Pesto Paleo Pizza

Smoked Salmon Pesto Paleo Pizza | The Paleo Diet

Special thanks and congratulations to Karlie Hindmarsh, The Paleo Diet Recipe Contest Winner

We give this Smoked Salmon Pesto Paleo Pizza 3 Ps for a Paleo in the kitchen job well done!


Serves 3-4


  • 1/8 cup flax meal
  • 1/8 cup pumpkin seed meal
  • 1/8 cup sunflower seed meal
  • 3-5 organic free range eggs
  • 1/4 cauliflower


  • One bunch fresh basil leaves
  • 100g toasted pine nuts
  • 50g activated raw cashew nuts (soak nuts overnight in filtered water to activate)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin cold pressed olive oil
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin cold pressed olive oil
  • 200g smoked salmon
  • 1 avocado
  • Handful of spinach leaves
  • Handful of activated walnuts (soak nuts overnight to activate)


1. Combine all dry ingredients with egg and leave in container to soak overnight in the fridge.

2. The following day, roughly chop cauliflower and throw florets into food processor, processing until a rice-like consistency (ie, make cauliflower rice).

3. Combine cauliflower rice with egg/seed mixture, adding an extra egg to make runnier if need be.

4. Spread mixture onto baking paper lined over tray. Bake for 10-15 mins or until lightly browned on top and cooked through.

5. Meanwhile, make pesto by throwing garlic, basil leaves, cashews and pine nuts into food processor. Then gradually add olive oil until it has the consistency of a thick paste. Spread the pesto onto the warm pizza base, then arrange smoked salmon, spinach leaves, avocado slices and activated walnuts on top.

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