Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Healthy Pizza



Is there really such a thing?  Healthy Pizza?  YES and it even tastes good!

This is the recipie I used from Bobby Flay:



and your can check the video out too! 




I substituted 2 cups of the white flour for 2 cups of cups of a whole multigrain.  I grind my own mix, but you can use  whole wheat or any whole grain flour you have on hand.  I added an additional 2 TSP of olive oil, 1/2 tsp salt and 1tsp honey ( is also use honey instead of sugar)

For topping I used 

Lots of spinach
4 sliced tomatoes
1/2 lb of sliced mushrooms -steamed sauted
1 chicken breast
1/4 cup shredded Manchego cheese
I drizzled a little more olive oil over the top, salt and pepper and onion powder ( normally I love lots of fresh sliced onions , but we were out)!
  
I cook my pizzas on my ancient pampered chef cooking stone at 400 degrees.
I cut the pizza into 8 pieces.  Plenty for two dinners and Steve's lunch tomorrow.

Cost $ 5.90
$1.96 per meal per person.
Last week we paid $22.00 for a large local pizza and honestly mine was better.  

I came to a rough count of calories to be about 380 per meal.  The flour is the heavyweight here calorie wise.  Using the whole grain mix, I added fiber and protein and raised the glycemic index a bit.  This pizza had a thin crispy crust  







The great thing about eating whole grains, you get fuller much faster and you don't have that awful bloated, food coma feeling afterward!

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you give this a try, it is delicious and fun to make!
Ginny M

3 comments:

  1. Your pizza looks, and sounds, delicious - all that lovely healthy veg can only be good for you! I'm so impressed that you grind your own flour. Elizabeth xx

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  2. Hi Elizabeth, It is fun! But I probably need to buy ear plugs!! Thanks for stopping by!

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  3. Hi Elizabeth, It is fun! But I probably need to buy ear plugs!! Thanks for stopping by!

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