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Tomato-and-Cheese Pizza. Spinach pesto pizza with fresh mozzarella. Spinach pesto pizza with fresh mozzarella Spinach pesto pizza with fresh mozzarella -so delicious and only 4 ingredients to make!

Spinach pesto pizza with fresh mozzarella

I am completely dying over this pizza. It is so easy to make and perfect for a quick lunch. A few weeks back I was at Costco with my kids and naturally they seek out all the samples. I think that’s the only reason they love going to Costco with me. Seriously… look at ALL that cheese! Yield: 1-2 Total Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 Naan bread (you could make your own pizza dough too)1-2 Tablespoons Pesto with Basil2 oz fresh mozzarella1/2 cup spinach Directions: Pre-heat oven to 400° or the grill to medium heat. Enjoy!! Eggplant pizza. Eggplant pizza Do you know anyone that doesn’t like pizza?

Eggplant pizza

I think it will be hard to find anyone actually. This eggplant pizza, for those that are on a gluten free diet, is just perfect. No bread included of any kind. Eggplants are the perfect vessel to place the tomato sauce and cheese over it. I actually had them as part of a sandwich. I think I might be be able to freeze these as well for a quick lunch or dinner. On another note, I can’t believe the summer is almost over. Well, for those that are traveling places for memorial day, be safe. Enjoy! Print. Spinach pesto pizza with fresh mozzarella. Pizza Margherita, Homemade Tomato Sauce, Homemade Ricotta. Oh my gosh, I have so much deliciousness to report to you all, I don’t know where to begin.

Pizza Margherita, Homemade Tomato Sauce, Homemade Ricotta

I suppose it all started last week after Food 52 reminded me of Marcella Hazan’s widely adored tomato sauce recipe and the NY Times reminded me of the pleasure of eating fresh ricotta cheese, a delicacy (a nonentity, really) in my neck of the woods. And then I remembered seeing a Barefoot Contessa recipe for homemade ricotta cheese on Gwyenth Paltrow’s blog, which reminded me of a different GP entry about homemade pizza, all of which has led me to so many wonderful discoveries this week. Is your head spinning? Let me summarize: 1. 2. 3. The most fragrant purple basil freshly picked from my garden, a treat I have my brother-in-law to thank. Making tomato sauce: Straining homemade ricotta through cheesecloth: Homemade tomato sauce and fresh ricotta cheese: Sauce approved by a silent and contemplative kitchen assistant:

Slim Tip: Gluten-Free Cauliflower Pizza Crust. Hey Readers!

Slim Tip: Gluten-Free Cauliflower Pizza Crust

It’s us again, the ladies of Skinny-Fat Girl Diary. We wanted to share our newfound obsession with cauliflower. Okay… it may not be so new, but it seems like all summer long we haven’t been able to get enough of this veggie. Summer sports, traveling and work have had us all running around like crazy! We’ve tried to stick to salads at lunch with lots of protein, but we’ll be honest—some days it’s not enough.

This probably doesn’t come as a complete surprise. We enjoyed one this weekend after a six-mile hike, and we can say without feeling guilty that there were no leftovers. Ingredients: ½ cup of Greek yogurt1 head of cauliflower1 large sweet potato¼ cup of goat cheese¼ cup of walnuts1 egg4 handfuls of arugula½ cup to 1 cup of steamed asparagus1 Tbsp red pepper flakesolive oil Instructions: For the crust: Boil cauliflower until soft and grind it up (food processor is the easiest). For the sauce: Boil the sweet potato until soft.

XO,Skinny-Fat Girl Diary. Heart-Shaped Homemade Pepperoni Pizza - Cook Blog. Valentine’s day is just around the corner and lots of hearts will be all around us.

Heart-Shaped Homemade Pepperoni Pizza - Cook Blog

Why not put it in our plates as well? :) I know that pizza maybe is not the dish you were thinking to prepare for Valentine’s day, but it surly will be a fun way to surprise your boyfriend, who clearly loves pizza. Instead of making a very sophisticated meal which name you can even pronounce, better make the pizza he loves in a heart shape. He will truly be surprised. Cast Iron Pizza. I’m not really sure why it never dawned on me to make pizza in my cast iron skillet.

Cast Iron Pizza

After all, Chicago pizzerias use cast iron to make deep dish pizza and it has qualities that are sure to make for good pie. Namely, it gets really hot and stays really hot. So, I was very happy when it destroyed all the other options in last week’s poll. I guess you guys want to know how to make pizza in a skillet! Well, I’m happy to oblige. Directions 1) To make dough, add water, sugar, salt, and yeast to a bowl and stir. 2) Use a hand dipped in water to vigorously work the dough until it forms a ball. 3) Coat the dough with olive oil and store it in a plastic bag. 4) Prepare all your ingredients: brown sausage, chop basil and scallions, and grate cheese. 5) Stir together sauce ingredients and adjust to your tastes. 6) Roll dough out into a large circle and place it in the center of your cold skillet. 7) Add sauce, sausage, scallions, and cheese to pizza. 11) Let it cool, slice it up, and serve it!