Healthy In A Hurry: Guilt-Free White Pizza

Even when we’re trying to eat healthy, we all have food cravings from time to time. The important things to remember are to consume the unhealthy choices in moderation, and also to try to update your favorite recipes into healthier versions. And yes, you can do that without compromising taste!

One food that many people miss when they’re eating healthy is pizza. With all that bread and cheese and oil and other toppings, though, the calories and fat add up really fast. I’ve been playing around with a few different pizza recipe ideas, and I’ve found a couple of great alternatives.

This recipe, for Guilt-Free White Pizza is quite different from traditional pizza, but it’s close enough that it puts a stop to any cravings! Try this one, and if it doesn’t quite do it for you, don’t worry – I have a couple of other pizza recipes I’ll be sharing, so you’ll be sure to find something that works for you!

Guilt-Free White Pizza

Ingredients

 2 large 100-calorie burrito-size whole wheat tortillas

1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

1 cup low fat ricotta cheese

1 tsp. garlic powder

8 slices Canadian-style bacon

1 tomato, thinly sliced and seeded

1 cup fresh basil leaves

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375.

2. Spray pizza pan with non-stick cooking spray. Place one tortilla in the pan, and then bake 5 minutes per side or until almost crispy.

3. Repeat with other tortilla

4. Mix together mozzarella and ricotta cheeses.

5. Add garlic powder to cheese mixture and mix well.

6. Spread cheese mixture on baked tortillas. Top with Canadian bacon, tomato, and basil.

7. Return to oven for 5 minutes or until cheese is heated through.

Serves 2.

Per serving: 360 calories, 37 gm carbohydrates, 14 gm fat, 37 gm protein

You can download the recipe here: One Move Forward’s Healthy In A Hurry Guilt-Free White Pizza

I hope you will give this recipe a try if you need a pizza fix! It’s not as bready, cheesy, or oily as what you’ll get at your favorite pizza joint, but it’s also much healthier! Enjoy!

Posted on August 1, 2012, in Healthy In A Hurry and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. inspiredbysteve

    Do you deliver? Great message, thank you Nisha! I will be saving this one for me & Tina making dinner some night soon.

  2. moirahutchison

    Oh – thanks so much Nisha!! I'm going to try this recipe this weekend… my husband was just saying last night that he's been craving pizza :) Thanks for the perfect timing!

  3. Sounds like dinner tonight! I love the recipes you share :)

  4. We had take-out pizza last night and it's been so long since I'd eaten it I didn't even enjoy it. I'm going to try this instead next time I get a craving!

  5. That sounds awesome, Nisha! I am going to try this recipe for sure. I LOVE white pizza and appreciate a healthy version.

  6. That sounds so delicious! I am definitely going to have to make it! Thanks for sharing the recipe :)

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