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Healthy Chicken Thai Pizza

Healthy Chicken Thai Pizza from This Mama Cooks! On a Diet - thismamacooks.com

Here’s another recipe from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC™ Eating Well To Fight Arthritis: 200 Easy Recipes and Practical Tips to Help Reduce Inflammation and Ease Symptoms [affiliate link]. Holly shares this Terrific Tip:

Buy pre-shredded carrots in bag. Purchase chopped green onions in produce department for extra ease.

If Peanut Sauce is too spicy or if desired, substitute barbecue sauce. You can also top with red pepper slices for vitamin C.

If you’re gluten free, use Udi’s Gluten Free Pizza Crusts.

Healthy Chicken Thai Pizza from This Mama Cooks! On a Diet - thismamacooks.com

Healthy Chicken Thai Pizza

Chicken, onion and carrots with peanut sauce make a spunky and robust phenomenal pizza.

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-inch) thin pizza crust or premade gluten free pizza crust
  • 1/4 cup peanut sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup red onion slices
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, optional

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 450°F.
  2. Spread pizza crust with peanut sauce. Top with chicken, red onion, carrots, green onion and cheese.
  3. Place on oven rack and bake 8-10 minutes or until pizza is lightly browned. Top with cilantro, if desired.
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 8 Minutes
Total Time: 28 Minutes
Servings: Makes 8 (1 slice) servings
  • Serving size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 221
  • Calories from Fat: 69 (31%)
  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Unsaturated fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 356mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 21g
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 16g
  • Cholesterol: 30mg

Dietary Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 2 lean meat

Recipe and photo used with permission of the author.

Holly Clegg’s Easy BBQ Chicken Pizza

Holly Clegg’s Easy BBQ Chicken Pizza at This Mama Cooks! On a Diet - thismamacooks.comLiving in a post-graduation world can be stressful for many. You’re looking for work or may have just landed your first real job. You’re living on your own and you may be missing the ease of college life. Well, my friend, Holly Clegg, has a wonderful cookbook for those just starting to cook for themselves, roommates and friends - Holly Clegg's trim&TERRIFIC KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence: Cooking Basics Plus 150 Easy Healthy Recipes [affiliate link] – which features delicious and easy-to-make recipes like this one for BBQ Chicken Pizza. (Holly’s Terrific Tip: Great option to use leftover or rotisserie chicken for a quick meal. )

Find more of Holly’s trim& TERRIFIC® recipes at hollyclegg.com and The Healthy Cooking Blog. Don’t forget to check out Holly’s new cookbook, Clegg's trim&TERRIFIC Eating Well to Fight Arthritis: 200 easy recipes and practical tips to help reduce inflammation and ease symptoms (affiliate link).

Graduation – don’t let the kitchen be stressful in a time of change

So you just graduated, now what? Graduation and moving out of the nest and into your first apartment can be a very exciting yet overwhelming time. Don’t let the kitchen be a reason to stress. Holly Clegg's trim&TERRIFIC KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence is your answer to all things food, helping you stock your pantry, and cook your favorite meals healthy and easy!

This will be your go-to book for simple dishes that feed and please – no need for unhealthy dining out! Forget dialing the delivery guy when you can whip up this fast food BBQ Chicken Pizza in no time! With just a few simple savory ingredients you can keep on hand you can easily impress – and this pizza happens to be good for you! With everything you need to know about tackling the kitchen, from healthy delicious recipes to all you need to whip them up – this cookbook, KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence is a must have for the proud graduate this season!

Holly Clegg’s Easy BBQ Chicken Pizza at This Mama Cooks! On a Diet - thismamacooks.com

Easy BBQ Chicken Pizza

Nothing beats this all-time easy favorite.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into small pieces
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons plus 3/4 cup barbecue sauce, divided
  • 1 (10-13.8-ounce) can refrigerated pizza crust, Boboli crust or premade gluten freee pizza crusts
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese or reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (or combination)
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 425°F.
  2. In large nonstick skillet, season chicken to taste and stir-fry over medium heat until done. Remove to bowl and toss with 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce.
  3. Coat nonstick pizza pan with nonstick cooking spray. Unroll crust and place in pan; starting at center, press out with hands. Spread pizza crust with remaining 3/4 cup sauce. Sprinkle evenly with cheese, red onion slices, chicken and green onions.
  4. Bake 8-10 minutes or until light golden brown.
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Total Time: 30 Minutes
Servings: Makes 8 servings
  • Serving size: 1 slice
  • Calories: 271
  • Calories from Fat: 62 (23%)
  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Unsaturated fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 569mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Sugar: 12g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 21g
  • Cholesterol: 50mg

Dietary Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 other carbohydrate, 2 1/2 lean meat

Recipe and photo used with permission of the author.

Niçoise Pizza with Olives, Red Peppers, and Gruyère

Nicoise Pizza with Olives, Red Peppers, and Gruyere at This Mama Cooks! on a Diet - thismamacooks.com Pizza’s a great dish for Meatless Monday nights . This recipe is from Food Network star, Robin Miller’s new cookbook Robin Takes 5: 500 Recipes, 5 Ingredients or Less, 500 Calories or Less, for 5 Nights/Week at 5:00 PM coming to bookstores on November 1, 2011.

Robin Takes 5 features 500 recipes that require five ingredients (or fewer). Each recipe is 500 calories or less, too. Whether you’re cooking for one or are a busy parent feeding the whole family, this could be the cookbook for you.

Robin also features many recipes that are great for entertaining and the holidays. (They’re marked with a special icon.) Plus, there’s some great Thanksgiving recipes like Roasted Turkey Breast with Maple Mustard and Sweet Potatoes that will make your holiday cooking easier and healthier.

I’m looking forward to trying out some of her desserts like Molten Lava Brownies or Coconut Macaroons, too.

Nicoise Pizza with Olives, Red Peppers, and Gruyere at This Mama Cooks! on a Diet - thismamacooks.com

Niçoise Pizza with Olives, Red Peppers, and Gruyère

From Robin Takes 5! 500 Recipes, 5 Ingredients or Less, 500 Caloies or Less, 5 Nights a Week at 5:00 PM by Robin Miller/Andrews McMeel Publishing.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound
  • 2 cups
  • 1/2 cup
  • 1 cup
  • 1 teaspoon

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  2. Roll the dough out into a large circle or rectangle about ¼ inch thick. Transfer the dough to a pizza pan or baking sheet.
  3. Top with the peppers, olives, cheese, and oregano.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes, until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is bubbly.
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Total Time: 25 Minutes
Servings: Serves 6
  • Serving size: 1/6 of the pizza
  • Calories: 322
  • Total Fat: 12g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Unsaturated fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 826mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 39g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg

Photo courtesy of Robin Miller/Andrews McMeel Publishing.

Healthy Shrimp Deluxe Pizza

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