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74 Smart Ways to Make Healthier Pizza

74 Smart Ways to Make Healthier Pizza
These days, Dominos just doesn’t cut it. We created this epic list of all the healthiest pizza fixin’s, so you can build exactly what you—and your body—wants. We guarantee you’ll create something that’ll cut out unwanted calories and top any pizza parlor in town! And don’t stop before you get to the bottom: We’re hiding five super-special Greatist favorite pizza recipes down there. But first, some pizza-prepping tips: Keep the oven HOT. It All Starts With Crust Whole-wheat flour. And Then There's the Sauce Tomato. Don't Forget the Toppings! Protein Chicken Sausage. Veggies Chard. Fruit

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83 Healthy Recipe Substitutions Here at Greatist, we're always looking for ways to make our favorite foods healthier without sacrificing flavor. So we compiled a list of our best substitutions and discovered some new ones along the way. Below are our 83 (!) top picks, guaranteed to make that next meal a delicious, healthier hit. It wasn't easy taste-testing all this food, but someone sure had to.

50 States, 50 Pizzas Colorado: Mountain Pizza at Beau Jo’s Pizza, Mulitple Locations In a land where everyone stereotypically skies, hikes, snowboards and goes white-water rafting, it’s only fitting that Colorado's iconic pizza isn’t a thin, plain slice but rather a hearty, deep-dish pie filled with energy-giving ingredients. The hand-rolled thick crust - choose between honey white, honey wheat or gluten-free - nicely contains the filling, and any leftovers make a nice dessert when dipped in honey. First choose your sauce - homemade standard red sauce, pork green chile, ranch dressing or even fresh salsa. Next, pick as many topping as you want, with options including turkey pepperoni, red-hot chicken, green chiles, three types of olives, ricotta, feta and even Swiss.

36 Healthy Taco Recipes You Need to Try Tacos have gone from unappetizing fast food to Tuesday night staple and gourmet food truck fare. Filled with meat or veggies, stuffed inside a soft or hard tortilla, and topped with cheese or guacamole (or both!), the possibilities are endless. And while there’s nothing wrong with a beefy, cheesy handheld, there are plenty of delicious ways to make healthy tacos too. These 36 variations of the Mexican mainstay—organized by the main ingredient—all start with wholesome add-ins. Some keep things classic, others take on Asian influences, and more go vegan or gluten-free.

Venetian Rolled Pizza Recipe by Giada De Laurentiis Ingredients Plain flour, for dusting450g pizza dough225g shredded mozzarella cheese200g prosciutto, thinly Cutting a larger piece of food into even pieces or strips. I know this Teach me, please sliced40g torn baby spinach1 tbsp olive oilSalt, for seasoning

10 Healthy Alternatives To Our Favourite Foods - See Whats Trending Is there anything you do or work for something other than your tummy? Our ultimate hard earned penny mostly shows way to our favourite food. Favourite foods are always mouth watering and tasting for tongue with high cholesterol and fat which are not preferred to your body health. White pizza with sausage, broccoli and fennel Our imaginative sausage pizza recipe is inspired by Pizza Pilgrims where the menu features a particularly delicious salsiccia e friarielli pizza with chunks of classic Italian fennel-flavoured sausage, wild broccoli and fior di latte (cow’s milk mozzarella). 40 minutes + proving. Serves 4. Easy

5 healthy ways to satisfy your sweet tooth Whether it's a late night craving or a bit of workday stress, having a sweet tooth can be a struggle if you're trying to keep a healthy diet. While a few treats here and there won't completely derail your healthy eating efforts, they aren't something you should have every day. If your need for sweet treats seems like it's too much to overcome, consider swapping the sugar for one of these healthier alternatives. Banana "ice cream" and frozen yogurt buttons With a simple recipe and a delicious flavour, the texture of this treat will give you the feeling of eating a luxury ice cream. To make it, all you need to do is freeze a ripe banana (take the peel off before freezing for best results) and then blend it.

Pizza Pull-Apart Bread Pizza is one of our favorite meals to make on the weekend. If you always have frozen pizza dough on hand like I do, it requires minimal prep work, and can easily be doctored with your favorite toppings to create something different every week. This weekend I wanted to try something different, so I decided to make a pizza version of the ever popular pull-apart bread. Serve it with extra pizza sauce, and it’s perfect as an appetizer, or as a casual dinner for two alongside a nice glass bottle of wine. Perfect for unwinding after a busy week! Ingredients Cooking For Two: 34 Crazy Cheap and Healthy Meals for You and Yours Valentine’s Day or not, cooking for two can be a tricky skill to master. While leftovers are practical, eating Crock Pot chili five nights in a row can get pretty old. These recipes—from breakfast and starters to dinner and dessert—are perfect to enjoy with your girlfriend, boyfriend, mom, dad, friend, or dog (… if your dog eats human food). Each meal is perfectly portioned for two, so grab a sous chef and get cooking!

Italian Thin-crust Pizza Recipe Step 1 Brush 2 baking trays with olive oil to grease. Dust with flour. Step 2 Follow method for Basic Pizza Dough (steps 1-3, p 60), but use ingredient quantities listed in this recipe. While dough is proving, prepare Basic Pizza Sauce and store 1/2 the quantity as directed. 14 Tricks for Healthier Pies (and Our Favorite Recipes) Pie is a classic any time of year—but that doesn’t mean classics can’t be improved, including Grandma’s apple pie. With a few upgrades to the crust and filling, the dessert can become a low(er)-sugar vehicle for fiber, protein, and vitamins and taste even better than the original recipes. Store-bought crusts are convenient and all, but they’re typically riddled with hard-to-pronounce ingredients that you're more likely to find in a chem lab than in your pantry. Pie crust should be simple: Flour, fat, salt, sugar, and water.

NYC-style pizza To make the pizza dough, place the flour on a clean work surface or in a large bowl, make a well in the middle, then gradually pour in 750ml of lukewarm water, followed by the yeast, sugar, a pinch of salt and a lug of olive oil. Use a fork to mix in the flour from the sides, then bring it together with your hands to form a slightly sticky dough. Knead the dough on a flour-dusted surface for around 5 minutes, or until soft and springy, then place in a flour-dusted bowl, cover with a damp tea towel and leave to rise for around 1 hour, or until doubled in size. Meanwhile, make the tomato sauce. Heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a medium pan. Finely chop and add the garlic, tear in the basil leaves and add the plum tomatoes, then cook for 5 minutes, or until smelling and tasting fantastic.

88 Unexpected Snacks Under 100 Calories We’ve all been there: hunger striking before dinnertime, a sudden craving for something sweet, the need for a quick energy boost before working out. The solution? A small and satisfying snack that won't tip that calorie count over the edge—after all, a quick nibble can easily turn into the calorie equivalent of a full-blown meal. These flavorful, low-calorie treats can please any palate while still leaving room for dinner.