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National Pizza Week!

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Nutritious and Delicious Recipes

New year, new resolutions. Maybe not so new… healthy eating, go to the gym, lose weight…you get my point. doB wants to share a few of our favorite pizza recipes that will keep you from breaking your resolution.

Celebrate America’s favorite food, but feel good about it and stay guilt free.

Guru, Chef Anthony Stewart, of the Pritikin Longevity Center and Spa put together wholesome and mouthwatering recipes perfect for National Pizza Week 2013!

Individual Vegetable Pizza
Perfect for those of you that are picky eaters or even if you’re cooking for one, these individual pizzas are packed with veggies and healthy alternatives.

·         1 red pepper, julienne

·         1 yellow pepper, julienne

·         1 zucchini, julienne

·         1 yellow squash, julienne

·         1 red onion, julienne

·         1 cup domestic mushrooms, sliced

·         ½ cup garlic, chopped

·         1 teaspoon dry oregano

·         ½ teaspoon black peppercorns, ground

·         4 tablespoons tofu Parmesan

·         1 cup fat free mozzarella

·         8 Pritikin Pizza dough frozen

·         1 cup marinara sauce

Methods/step

·         Mix all vegetables with oregano, garlic & pepper.

·         Steam for 1 minute and let cool.

·         Add 2 tablespoons of sauce on each dough and spread out.

·         Layer even amounts of vegetables on each.

·         Sprinkle with Parmesan & mozzarella.

·         Bake at 450 degrees until crust is crunchy (about 8 minutes).

·         Serve immediately.

 Ricotta & Spinach Pizza

A cheesy – and healthy – pizza for you and your family! This recipe is great on pizza, in wraps or even on a sandwich, but we love it for National Pizza Week!

  • ¼ cup chopped garlic
  • ¼ cup finely chopped shallots
  • 2 pounds fresh spinach
  • ½ teaspoon Pritikin All-Purpose Seasoning
  • 1 pound fat-free ricotta cheese
  • Whole wheat pizza crust

Methods/steps

  • In a medium-hot skillet, sauté garlic and shallots until translucent.
  • Add spinach, stirring until the spinach breaks down.
  • Remove from heat. Let cool. Drain liquid by squeezing through a strainer.
  • Mix in Pritikin All-Purpose Seasoning and fat-free ricotta cheese.
  • Spread over whole wheat pizza crust and add any additional vegetables.
  • Bake at 450 degrees until crust is crunchy (about 8 minutes).
  • Serve immediately.

Additional Tips

* Make your own Pritikin All-Purpose Seasoning by blending granulated onion, granulated garlic, salt-free lemon pepper, and paprika. Or purchase our chefs’ Pritikin All-Purpose Seasoning, made in the kitchen at the Pritikin Longevity Center.

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