Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Healthy, Easy, Pita Pizza's

Look at that.
Now tell me that doesn't look divinely delicious. Well, It is. The good news? It's just about the easiest meal you can throw together, and a very health option. I went to Lake Powell this past weekend with a group of about 20 people, and I was in charge of the food. I wanted to make it as easy, and as healthy as possible, and these Pita Pizza's worked out SO well. I plan on making them at home! 

Pita Pizza
Pita (you can use white or whole wheat)
Pizza Sauce, Pesto Sauce, BBQ sauce (depending on your flavor of pizza)
Cheese: We used mozzarella, but you could get fancy (Parmesan, feta, goat cheese, Gouda) I am not a huge fan of cheese, so I did mine without and I thought it was delish!
Meats: Pepperoni, Canadian Bacon, Chicken, Sausage...etc
Fruits & Veggies: tomatoes, green peppers, mushrooms, olives, avocado, spinach, red onions, pineapple, etc. You really can just be creative with this!

You can either cook these in the oven or on a grill, depending on what you have available to you. It only takes about 5 mins, or until the cheese is melted. They really are so good, and a great meal for kids and entertaining. 
On a side note...while on said Lake Powell trip I decided to go running the morning after we got there. The run was great. The temperature was PERFECT. I got in about six miles and was heading back to the houseboat where I decided to sprint the last leg of my run from the dock to the boat. The dock is made up of rock slabs that aren't cemented down so I knew I needed to be careful. I guess I wasn't careful enough! I stepped in the crack between two rocks and was down before I could do much about it, rolling my ankle. It was pretty dang painful. Turns out I tore my deltoid ligament in my foot :( I have been in a LOT of pain, and I know I'll be out for a while as far as running goes. I am definitely appreciating a healthy, well functioning body at this point. This is going to be a rough recovery!

On another side note...I have been working with a friend on setting up a website which will be very similar to my blog, (don't worry I'm not getting rid of this guy,) but has more of a specific search engine purpose. I'll be posting a lot of useful information, so you can mosey on over HERE if you're interested. It's still in the preparatory phases, and the design work hasn't been done yet, but I want to start getting it out there. It has been and will continue to be a really fun project for me! I'll let you know when the official http://howtolosebellyfat101.com/ is up, but you're more than welcome to browse the info that is posted as of right now. 


Trav and Linds said...

Still so sad you hurt your foot!:(
Love your new website, can't wait for more info!

The Smith Clan said...

Your pizza looks delicious! I'm going to try your suggestion with using the pita bread.