Oggi Foods cauliflower pizza crust is, by far, the most pizzeria-like alternative gluten-free crust you will find in the cauliflower-based category. This crust is so real-looking and tasting that you may have trouble believing it’s not made of real bread flour.
It meets all of the requirements of a good pizza crust: it’s chewy, has a nice crispy texture, and is structurally sound enough to hold up to any toppings you might want to pile on.
Speaking of toppings, Oggi’s crust is made for authentic Italian-style pizza lovers. It’s the perfect base for Margheritas. We used it for THE WORKS PIZZA combination, which came out even better.
Still, despite all these amazing qualities, the Oggi crust has its drawbacks; let’s just say we found some unpronounceable ingredients, and maybe you’ll have to limit this crust if you’re on a weight-loss journey.
Either way, in this post, we will cover everything you need to know about Oggi’s cauliflower pizza crust to help you decide how this crust fits into your diet.
Let’s start with the nutrition facts.
Oggi Foods Cauliflower Pizza Crust Nutrition Facts
Oggi’s cauliflower crust nutrition numbers are not particularly known for any purpose compared to other cauliflower crusts. In other words, Oggi’s crust is not explicitly made for a special plan. On calories and carbs, Oggi’s is neither the highest nor the lowest. As for fat and protein, Oggi’s is the lowest in both.
One slice (50g) of Oggi’s crust has 110 calories, 22 grams of net carbs, 1.5 grams of total fat, and only 1 gram of protein.
Again, Oggi’s primary focus is not the nutrition numbers but the taste and texture, which we will discuss in our review post, but still, they are worth looking at when considering this crust.
For your reference, here is the nutrition label for Oggi Foods’ cauliflower crust:
To get an idea of how Oggi’s crust nutrition numbers compare to other cauliflower crusts, check out this side-by-side comparison with Whole Foods’ cauliflower crust which is one of the most popular cauliflower crust brands on the market:
As you can see, Oggi’s crust has the same amount of calories as Whole Foods’, but it has much more carbs. When it comes to fat and protein, Oggi’s is much less than Whole Foods’.
All in all, Oggi’s nutrition numbers are very average and its lows and highs do not differ too much from other cauliflower crusts.
Oggi Foods Cauliflower Pizza Crust Ingredients
As we mentioned before, there are some hard-to-pronounce ingredients in Oggi’s crust, which is not ideal. But, this does not necessarily mean the crust is unhealthy. It just means that the ingredients are not all-natural.
After all, you gotta give to get. A few processed ingredients are necessary to create a veggie-based crust as chewy, crispy, and tasty as Oggi’s.
That said, let’s take a closer look at Oggi’s cauliflower crust ingredients. The crust is made of Cauliflower, Corn Starch, Rice Flour, Potato Starch, Inulin, Psyllium, Water, Dextrose, Fructose, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Yeast, Brown Cane Sugar, and Sea Salt.
Let’s break down the ingredients by each food group so we can better understand what they are and what they do:
Brown Cane Sugar
|Oils and Fats|
Extra Virgin Olive Oils
|Herbs and Spices|
As you can see, Oggi’s ingredients list is a bit long, but most of the ingredients are common in cauliflower crusts. The main difference between Oggi’s and other brands is the inclusion of inulin, psyllium, and hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, which are thickening and binding agents.
Is Oggi Foods Cauliflower Pizza Crust Healthy?
Oggi Foods’ cauliflower crust is healthy in the sense that it is a vegetable-based product and it’s gluten-free.
The crust does have some additives that reduce its overall health score, but it’s still healthier than some other brands of cauliflower crusts.
Yuka.io (a mobile app giving food products health scores) gives Oggi’s crust a 57/100. That’s an above-average score.
For a better perspective, take a look at this rundown of Yuka’s analysis that lists all positives and negatives of macronutrients and nutritional values of Oggi’s crust:
As you can see from Yuka’s report, Oggi’s positives totally outweigh the negatives. Despite one or two additives and some sodium in it, you can rest assured that Oggi’s cauliflower crust is a healthier option than most other pizza crusts in the market.
Is Oggi Foods Cauliflower Pizza Crust Diet-Friendly?
Oggi’s Foods cauliflower pizza crust meets various diet restrictions, making it a popular choice for people on lifestyle diets.
The crust is gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, and non-GMO. It’s also vegan, vegetarian friendly, and plant-based.
But, if you’re on a weight-loss journey, you should know that Oggi’s crust is not the best option for you.
While it is a healthier alternative to traditional pizza crusts, it’s not as low in calories and carbs as some other cauliflower crust brands.
So, enjoy the crust for what it is – a super tasty cauliflower crust, but not necessarily a low-calorie option.
If you are looking for a cauliflower crust that’s low-calorie and carb, we recommend trying Outer Aisle’s or Cali’flour foods crusts.
Oggi’s cauliflower crust is so unique and delicious that it definitely deserves a spot on your list of favorite cauliflower pizza crusts.
With a chewy, pizzeria-like texture and just the right amount of flavor, it will be hard to go back to traditional pizza crusts once you’ve tried it.
While the ingredients list is a bit long, the crust is still a healthier alternative to most other frozen pizza crusts.
Just remember that there are no other cauliflower pizza crusts that can compare to Oggi’s taste and texture. Once you try it, you’ll be hooked!