Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login

Healthy homemade 'take-away' pizza

by lizzi (follow)
Helping plant the seeds of positive birth. www.sproutbirthing.com.au
As a busy mum take away has often been a part of our weekly meals. I always thought of it as convenient and time saving - even when I had to drive to the shop to get it!

But, aside from not being terribly convenient at all, this was detrimental to our health and our finances. Take away pizza for the whole family is EXPENSIVE! And fatty, salty and kind of gross really.



Pizza
Even my less healthy homemade pizza, covered in cheese and bacon, is a healthier option that the healthiest takeaway pizza.


So my partner and I decided that Friday nights would be "homemade take-away" nights. And one of our favourite's is gluten free, homemade pizza - cheap, healthy and with minimal time and fuss.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15-20 minutes
Serves: For my family 2 pizzas serves 2 adults and 2 toddlers with left overs for 1 adult lunch the following day.

Ingredients:
A small dash of oil
Gluten free pizza base
Tomato paste/pizza sauce
An assortment of vegies
A sprinkling of pine nuts
A scatter of chopped feta
A few fresh basil leaves

Method:
1) Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees.

2) Put a very small amount of oil on a baking tray and place your pizza base on it.



Pizza
Prepared pizza base - ready for the yumminess to be added!


3) Spread your pizza base with your sauce/paste.

4) Place your vegies on the pizza.



Pizza
A nice selection of fresh vegies ready to go on.


5) Scatter the pine nuts, feta and basil onto the pizza.



Pizza
One yummy, healthy pizza ready to eat!


6) Cook in the over for approximately 15 minutes or until cooked.

7) Enjoy with a nice glass of wine!



Pizza
It goes well with wine!



Note: For this pizza I used tomato, zucchini, sweet potato, kale and mushroom from the fridge, and some capsicum and chilli from the garden. You could use whatever you have growing in your garden or that needs to be used from the fridge.

If you use plain tomato paste it can be nice to add some garlic or dried herbs for added flavour.

For the kids and partner (who aren't quite as health conscious as me!), I added plenty of bacon and grated light tasty cheese and omitted the kale, pine nuts, basil and chilli. Not so healthy, but still 100 times better than a shop bought pizza!

Categories
#Healthy Recipes
I like this Article - 2
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by lizzi
Crustless quiche (which I guess is technically a frittata) is a great gluten free option
14 likes
Do you have a favourite ingredient that you MUST add to any and all salads you make? How did it beco...
7 answers
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet so many people skip it in favour of a coffee or...
2 likes
Ever wondered if there is a person out there who can see you throughout your pregnancy and be there ...
1 like
Tacos are an awesome meal - tasty, easy, reasonably quick, versatile, gluten free and the leftovers ...
1 like
In a group that I am in the question was recently asked: What are your absolute doníts for pregnancy...
8 likes
view all articles by lizzi
Articles by lizzi on Other Hubs
ID: 33282
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
I love hard boiled eggs but become frustrated when I peel them and the whites come off with the shel...
7 likes
Roast the pumpkin and give new life to this family favourite! Roasting caramelises the pumpkin and ...
6 likes
This easy to make, healthy casserole is a family favourite with tender beef and vegetables
4 likes
When using this scrub in the shower, my skin feels smooth and hydrated
4 likes
There are many products on the market you can buy to boost your energy
4 likes
It can be hard to start a new fitness regime and many people are put off because they think getting ...
by Jay
3 likes
There are varying opinions on whether a daytime nap is good for you or not
10 likes
According to modern day science, zero calorie food means that the amount of energy spent in digestin...
by BK
26 likes
This natural haircare recipe is quick and easy to make, inexpensive, alcohol-free and gives my curls...
12 likes
Though dental enamel is one of the hardest substance in our bodies, it is also** fragile and can be ...
7 likes
Categories
Nutrition (266)
Vegan (122)
How To (64)
Lists (61)
Hygiene (35)
Yoga (29)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2018 OatLabs ABN 18113479226. mobile version