Healthier recipes

Pizza with Vegetables and Goat Cheese

Pizza with asparagus, zucchini and ham on a whole wheat crust
Pizza with asparagus, zucchini and ham on a whole wheat crust

Here is a suggestion for when you’re craving pizza but want it to be healthier than the usual delivery kind.  I buy from Flying Wedge pizza when I don’t feel like making my own.  I love their multi-grain crust, their vegetables on the pizzas and the variety.

Whole wheat panini bread, pizza crust, or tortillas 
1/2 can tomato paste
Italian herbs (or dried/fresh basil, oregano, thyme)
dash sea salt
1 tablespoon red onion
3 stalks asparagus, chopped
1/2 zucchini, sliced thinly
slices of cooked chicken or thawed cooked shrimp (optional)
goat cheese
mozzarella cheese, grated (or soy mozza, goat mozza or other white cheese)

Other topping suggestions:  red pepper, broccoli, kale, spinach, mushrooms, garlic, fresh tomato, grated carrots, cilantro, ground bison, lamb

Preheat oven to 450°F.

Place pizza crust on pizza stone or cookie sheet.  Spread tomato paste onto pizza crust.  Drizzle on a bit of honey.  Add herbs and dash of sea salt.  Add onions, vegetables and chicken/shrimp.  Add bits of goat cheese and grated mozzarella cheese.

Put pizza in oven for approximately 8 minutes, or until cheese is melted.