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Blaze Pizza rolls out keto-friendly crust and ‘Life Mode’ pies for dieters

Their keto crust boasts 6 grams of net carbohydrates, substituting flour with high-fat, low-carb ingredients like flaxseed, cheese and eggs.

Blaze Pizza’s “Life Mode” pies, such as the Protein Pizza pictured here, are among the keto-friendly crusted pizzas now on the menu at the chain restaurant.
Blaze Pizza’s “Life Mode” pies, such as the Protein Pizza pictured here, are among the keto-friendly crusted pizzas now on the menu at the chain restaurant.
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Sticking to a keto diet at fast-food restaurants just got easier.

Blaze Pizza announced it is are rolling out a keto crust with 6 grams of net carbohydrates, substituting flour with high-fat, low-carb ingredients like flaxseed, cheese and eggs.

”As the first national chain to unveil a keto crust, Blaze’s innovation is changing the way that guests think about and eat pizza,” executive chef Bradford Kent said in a statement to USA TODAY Monday. ”We’re making pizza an option, even for those on a low-carb diet.”

That’s not the only new crust on its way: Blaze Pizza also is launching a vegetable-based cauliflower crust.

Both options are gluten-free and available starting Tuesday.

The popular food chain will also introduce a new line of “Life Mode” pizzas.

The new collection, which will be available exclusively online and through Blaze Pizza’s mobile app, will consist of the keto pizza, the protein pizza, the vegan pizza, and a vegetarian pizza.

Here is the run-down of the ingredients:

Keto Pizza: Keto crust, spicy red sauce, mozzarella, ovalini mozzarella, bacon, cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, spinach

Protein Pizza: Keto crust, red sauce, mozzarella, Italian meatballs, smoked ham, grilled chicken, black olives, green bell peppers, oregano

Vegan Pizza: Original dough, red sauce, vegan cheese, spicy vegan chorizo, mushrooms, red onions, green bell peppers, basil, olive oil drizzle

Vegetarian Pizza: Cauliflower crust, red sauce, mozzarella, ricotta, artichokes, kalamata olives, red onions, spinach

Blaze Pizza is the latest fast-food chain to cater to dieters. In January, Chipotle introduced “Lifestyle Bowls,” including the Paleo Salad Bowl and the Keto Salad Bowl.

Read more at usatoday.com.