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Pizza Boats

There?s something about those pizza flavors that are irresistible.?Of course, we have to watch how often we eat pizza since it is high in processed carbs and fats and too low in fiber and protein.

Enter these incredible Pizza Boats!

Enjoy ALL of the pizza flavors that you LOVE without the crust! It?s really fun to have a make-your-own pizza boat night with the kids!

Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com

What you need
Servings: 4

2 spaghetti squashes
olive oil spray
sea salt
black pepper?
1 pound loose Italian chicken sausage
2 cups spaghetti sauce
1 cup mozzarella, shredded
1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
? red onion, diced
4 ounces pepperoni slices, nitrate-free
2? ounces?sliced black olives

Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Cut each spaghetti squash in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds. Spray lightly with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

2. Lay the squash, cut side down, on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake for 40 minutes, or until the flesh is tender.

3. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the?chicken sausage. Drain any oils off and then?add the spaghetti sauce. Mix to combine, heating it through for 5 minutes.

4. Loosen the spaghetti squash strands with a fork. Divide the sauce between each squash and top with 25% of the mozzarella, bell pepper, onion, pepperoni and olives.

5. Place the pizza boats back into the oven for 10 minutes, until the cheese has melted. Enjoy!

Nutrition
One serving equals: 384?calories, 12g fat, 18g carbohydrate, 7g sugar, 818mg sodium, 6g fiber, and 27g protein.

Guilt-Free Pizza Crust

Who knew you could make a high protein pizza crust that tastes this good?!

We all love pizza, but we also want to be fit and healthy. Traditional pizza crust is loaded with processed ingredients and simple carbs that promote weight gain, BUT THIS PIZZA CRUST is different!

This pizza crust is made with CHICKEN, QUINOA and EGG!

It?s incredible that ingredients that are this full of protein and wholesome nutrition can come together to create a legit pizza crust! You?ve simply got to try this recipe if pizza and protein are two things that you love.

Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com

What you need
Servings: 4

For the Pizza Crust?
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs
2 eggs
? cup uncooked quinoa (Soaked for 8 hours)
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon minced garlic

Optional Toppings?
? cup pesto
? cup baked, sliced chicken breast
? cup Fresh mozzarella in water, grated

Instructions

1. Combine all of the ingredients in the food processor until the chicken is fully ground and the ingredients are fully combined.

2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

3. Place the chicken dough in the center of your pan and spread into your desired pizza crust shape. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheat oven. Increase the oven temperature to 500 degrees F.

4. Load up your crust with your favorite sauce and toppings. Place back in the oven for 5-8 minutes, until your cheese has melted and toppings are warmed. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition
One serving equals: 326 calories, 12g fat, 598mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 0g sugar and 39g protein.