Although you would not take a look at a pizza and suppose “added sugars,” many canned tomato sauces may embrace a little bit of sugar to offset the slight sourness of tomatoes. Whereas you could find more healthy store-bought sauces, making your personal is a surefire solution to deliver some healthiness to your pizza pie.

For a pleasantly balanced sauce with out the sugar, this goji-berry-powered marinara is a good place to start out. However making your personal sauce additionally offers you the prospect to choose out of utilizing tomatoes or different nightshades, in the event that they hassle you. Fortunately, that does not imply sacrificing the tomato-y goodness: This nightshade-free sauce makes use of a mix of different veggies (like carrots, beets, and candy potatoes) for a very tasty various.

You additionally do not should really feel locked into the traditional tomato base when cooking at house: Different sauces, like a pesto, could be nice too. Pesto, particularly, is a good way to sneak in an additional serving of veggies (like with this recipe).