Top 10 Low Calorie Pizza Recipes for Weight Loss

If you’re looking to drop a few pounds or fit into a old pair of jeans, pizza is generally a no-no. Here at Lo-Dough, we have flipped this idea on its head with our awesome low calorie pizzas (which actually support your slimming goals). 

Lo-Dough has already gotten the attention of celebrities and fitness professionals who are keen to get a slice of the low calorie action. Eat pizza and lose weight? Well yes, in fact that is very much the message of Lo-Dough!

How to make low calorie pizza

Low calorie pizza recipes may be all over the internet with various methods and dietary advice, but this is something very different indeed. Why? Because we are doing it with Lo-Dough. Per base, Lo-Dough contains just 39 calories (as well as being virtually carb free). Exciting times are ahead for those of us who are slimming down and watching the pounds, because you can now hit your goals while keeping all of that delicious food on the menu.

Why Lo-Dough for my low calorie pizza base? 

Lo-Dough Base

Lo-Dough really provides something for everyone: it’s super low carb, high protein, high fibre, gluten free, sugar free, dairy free, and an astonishing 39 calories per pizza base. These are all solid reasons why Lo-Dough has been a successful pizza base so far. 

Healthy filling meals for weight loss

In the words of Registered Nutritionist, Bikini Competitor and Lecturer in Sports Nutrition Dr Emilia Thompson, "Lo-Dough gives you leeway". The high fibre content keeps you fuller for longer, the protein is great for those looking for post workout food, and the incredibly low calorie content means supported weight loss. Dr Thompson is a big fan of low calorie pizzas made with Lo-Dough.

Lo-Dough is:
 low calorie
 high fibre
 fat free
 gluten free
 dairy free
 high protein
 sugar free

Recipe 1. Ham & Mushroom Pizza 

(170 calories)

Low calorie pizza

The old fashioned ham & mushroom pizza is back on the menu with this innovative recipe - a whole 9 inch pizza for 170 calories. 

This classic recipe has basically never been healthier, and it has has gone down a storm with the slimming and fitness worlds, not least because the high fibre content in the Lo-Dough base keeps you nice and full for longer, while the protein contributes to a great post-workout meal.

This is, obviously, one for the meat eaters, but bear in mind that a normal pizza with meat as part of the topping is usually one of the more calorific choices, getting this dish together for under 200 calories is a serious achievement.  

Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 170 calories
  • Fat: 5.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.4g
  • Fibre: 9.3g
  • Protein: 19.3g

View full recipe: Ham & Mushroom Pizza


Recipe 2. Veggie Stromboli (pizza twist)

(212 calories)

A 'twist' on the traditional pizza, this recipe is absolutely divine and perfectly low-calorie.

Nutritional Information
  • Calories: 212
  • Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Fibre: 10g
  • Protein: 22g

View full recipe: Veggie Stromboli

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Recipe 3. Low Calorie Margherita (V)

(250 calories)

low calorie cheese pizza

The good old traditional Margherita (or margarita) is one of the easiest homemade pizzas you can do, yet it wins every time when it comes to taste. Such an easy snack to make when you've got company or a great low calorie treat when you've got people round for lunch. To be honest, this is too good a pizza to share with friends, and at 250 calories per pizza, there's no harm in eating this one all to yourself. 

low calorie pizza

Nutritional Information
  • Calories: 250 calories
  • Fat: 14g
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Fibre: 10g
  • Protein: 20g

View full recipe: Margherita Pizza


Recipe 4. Quattro Formaggi (four cheese) pizza (V)

(338 calories)

low calorie pizza

It's indulgent and super cheesy, and yet it's just over 330 calories for an entire pizza. A slimmers dream, by all intents and purposes, and quite an impressive dish to bring to the table with friends over for dinner. With only 6g of carbohydrates it also fits in with a low carb diet as well as low calorie, so basically it's a super delicious, slimming friendly treat. It doesn't take long to rustle up at all, and it can serve as a great Friday "fakeaway" as well as many other things. Movie night? Veggie friends over for lunch? This might be your saving grace. 

  • Calories: 338
  • Fat: 21g
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Fibre: 10g
  • Protein: 39g

View full recipe: Four Cheese Pizza


Recipe 5. Prosciutto & Caramelised Onion Pizza

(341 calories)

Jazmine Franks Lo-Dough Pizza

(Also known as 'pizza alla Jazz') This is an extra special low calorie pizza recipe, as it was made by the hands of celebrity visitor on her visit to Lo-Dough towers. Yep, Hollyoaks star and powerlifter Jazmine Franks came to our Rochdale offices where she rustled up her own version of a pizza for us, with prosciutto ham and caramelised onions. Not only was this a smash hit which made it into the Lo-Dough top 10 low calorie pizza recipes of all time, but it has also now been re-made a number of times by Lo-Dough fans everywhere. Suitably high in protein (28g) making it a superb post workout pizza. Not at all hard to make, and talk about tasty...great idea, Jazmine, thank you!

Jazmine Franks with her pizza

Nutritional Information 

  • Calories: 341
  • Fat: 18g
  • Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Fibre: 11g
  • Protein: 28g

View full recipe: Proscuitto & Onion Pizza

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Recipe 6. Goat's Cheese & Caramelised Onion Pizza

(295 calories)

Low calorie veggie pizza

You haven't had a veggie pizza like this before! Even the carnivores amongst us will be converted for this awesome low calorie pizza. It makes for a great snack on the table for when you've got friends over, but it can also make one superb dinner to eat to yourself. It's under 300 calories which for an entire pizza is outstanding. The magic of Lo-Dough lives on! Whether you are veggie or a meat eater, this is absolutely worth a try. 

Nutritional Information
  • Calories: 290
  • Fat: 17g
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Fibre: 11g
  • Protein: 16g

View full recipe: Goat's Cheese & Caramelised Onion Pizza


Recipe 7. Prosciutto & Spinach Bianca Pizza

(345 calories)

Keto Pizza

Not a fan of tomato on your pizza? No problem. This super easy pizza recipe will quench those pizza cravings without a single tomato in sight. To make this creamy substitute, simply top your Lo-Dough pizza base with ricotta and mozzarella - double cheese. This works a treat with the salty prosciutto and savoury spinach.

This pizza is also perfect for those following a low carb or ketogenic diet, as it's super low carb, loaded with healthy fats for that much needed energy boost, and packed with protein. Hurray for keto-friendly pizza! 

Nutritional Information
  • Calories: 345 calories
  • Fat: 20g
  • Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Fibre: 10g
  • Protein: 31g

View full recipe: Prosciutto & Spinach Bianca Pizza


Recipe 8. Healthy Veggie Pepper Pizza (V)

(194 calories)

Healthy Veggie Pepper Pizza

For vegetarians and meat eaters alike, this is a really simple, fresh and healthy recipe which is particularly low in calories. As the entire pizza is less than 200 calories, it is just as appealing for those who aren't veggie, but want to enjoy a delicious pizza whilst watching the pounds. A very popular, simple and colourful choice. No surprise this is a favourite with Lo-Dough lovers everywhere.

Nutritional Information 

  • Calories: 194 calories
  • Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Fibre: 11g
  • Protein: 29g

View full recipe: Healthy Veggie Pepper Pizza


Recipe 9. Gluten Free Chorizo Pizza

(305 calories)

Gluten free pizza with chorizo sausage

Sweet, tangy, with peppery rocket and juicy chorizo. Yes, please. This low-carb pizza has more up its sleeve than being deliciously low in calories - adding the toppings on this pizza recipe will give you an extra boost of vitamin C too.

Chorizo on a diet is basically freedom at its absolute best. It's got a nice Spanish feel to it to that suits a dinner party or lunch with friends. Show them how hosting is done.

Nutritional Information 
  • Calories: 305 calories
  • Fat: 16g
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fibre: 13g
  • Protein: 23g

View full recipe: Gluten Free Chorizo Pizza


Recipe 10. Slimming Friendly Pizza (V)

(176 calories)

healthy pizza recipe

The absolute king of slimming pizzas - weight loss possibly hasn't ever been as delicious (and simple) as this. 

Nutritional Information
  • Calories: 176
  • Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Fibre: 10g
  • Protein: 22g

View full recipe: Slimming Friendly Pizza


Bonus Recipe: The 'Fitness Goals' Pizza

(265 calories)

high protein pizza

Perfect for after the gym - and inspired by the fitness community's dietary wants and needs. We've come up with a low-calorie, low-carb, high protein pizza that will work as hard for you nutritionally as you do in the gym physically.

Low calorie pizza recipes from Lo-Dough are generally also low in carbs and high in fibre. This body goals pizza is packed with low-carb peppers and spinach, topped with spinach's best pal, ricotta and finally stacked up with high protein, lean chicken breast.

Nutritional Information
  • Calories: 262 calories
  • Fat: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 13g
  • Fibre: 12g
  • Protein: 34g

View full recipe: Eatlean Protein Pizza


Eager to learn more about how to make these amazing high protein meals for weight loss? See How To Make The Ultimate Lo-Dough Pizza