1 cup warm water (about 110 degrees)
1 package (.25 -ounce) dry active-yeast
2 3/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour (or flour of your choice)
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sunflower oil (or oil of your choice)
Place water in a small bowl and stir in yeast. Let stand for 5 minutes. In a large bowl,whisk together 2 1/2 cups of flour,sugar and salt. Make a well in the center and add the yeast mixture and sunflower oil. Stir until dough comes together and forms a ball. Turn out onto a well-floured surface and knead for 5 minutes,adding as much of the remaining 1/4 cup flour as needed. Form into a disk and pace in a bowl that has been lightly coated with sunflower oil. Turn disk over and cover bowl with press-n-seal (plastic wrap) Allow to rise for 2 hours in a warm place.
Punch dough down and remove from bowl. Roll out (or hand toss) into the desired diameter. Top with your favorite pizza toppings and bake!
Makes 8 servings
Prep-Time 10 minutes
Rise 2 hours