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Courtney Caughey-Stambul

February 22, 2012

Courtney Caughey: Some healthier ways to enjoy pizza

NEW CASTLE — It's a pizza party!

Maybe my biggest challenge to losing weight, aside from letting go of my Pepsi, is my love of pizza.

I mean, I really love pizza, as I know many people do.

According to USA Today, Papa John's pizza chain expected to sell more than one million pies on Super Bowl Sunday last year. I'm sure they met, and probably exceeded, their expectations.

So, am I planning on giving up pizza? Simply put, no. I plan on continuing to enjoy pizza, just better-for-me pizza.

Luckily, healthy pizza recipes aren't too hard to find. Allow me to share some of my favorites with you.

 

Veggie Grilled Pizza ...

This fresh pizza is topped with zucchini, red pepper, and eggplant.

http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/veggie-grilled-pizza-10000001981745/

 


Quick Pizza Margherita ...

This is a great pizza to make when you're short on time. Its toppings include basil and mozzarella.

http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/quick-pizza-margherita-10000000399172/

 


Green Pizza ...

This recipe is my absolute favorite. If you like broccoli as I do, you'll love this pizza.

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/arugula_broccoli_pesto_pizza.html

 


Just remember, even though these pizzas are healthier, I wouldn't recommend over-indulging.

Happy cooking!

 

 

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