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  • Writer's pictureS. Lemon

Slice Slice Baby! The Last Pizza Recipe You Will Search For!

Look no further! You have found the perfect spot for a nutritious and satisfying pizza choice to support your weight loss goals, which your entire family will enjoy.

Pizza, with its tantalizing aroma and irresistible flavors, has long been a beloved comfort food. However, its reputation as a guilty pleasure often stems from the perception that it's not the healthiest option. But what if you could enjoy the delectable delight of pizza while also nourishing your body? With a few simple tweaks and thoughtful ingredient choices, you can transform this classic dish into a wholesome and satisfying meal. In this blog post, we'll explore how to create a mouthwatering and healthy pizza right in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Choose a healthy homemade crust.

The foundation of any great pizza is the crust. Despite its bad reputation, flour can provide all the necessary nutrition if high-quality ingredients are used. Alternatively, consider using cauliflower crust for a low-carb, gluten-free option loaded with vitamins and minerals.

Embrace Lean Protein for your healthy pizza!

Instead of the traditional greasy meat toppings, opt for lean sources of protein. Lean ground beef (shown in the picture), grilled chicken, chicken sausage, or turkey pepperoni can be delicious and nutritious additions to your pizza. These proteins provide sustenance without the excess saturated fat and cholesterol found in many processed meats.

Load Up on Colorful Vegetables to add various flavors!

Vegetables not only add a burst of color and flavor to your pizza but also provide essential vitamins and antioxidants. Load your pizza with a variety of colorful veggies such as bell peppers, spinach, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, and red onions. These ingredients not only enhance the visual appeal of your pizza but also contribute to its nutritional value.

Choose your cheeses wisely.

While cheese is undoubtedly a favorite pizza topping, it's important to choose wisely. Opt for reduced-fat or part-skim cheese options to cut down on saturated fat while still enjoying that gooey, cheesy goodness. Additionally, consider experimenting with a blend of cheeses to enhance the flavor profile without overloading on calories.

Homemade sauces or low-calorie choices.

The base of your pizza is equally important, and making your own tomato sauce allows you to control the quality of ingredients. Choose low-sodium canned tomatoes or fresh tomatoes to create a vibrant and flavorful sauce. Add herbs like basil, oregano, and garlic for an extra punch of taste.

How to help your weight loss with this healthy pizza?

Even when crafting a healthy pizza, portion control remains key. While it's tempting to indulge, practicing moderation ensures you enjoy the flavors without overloading on calories. Pair your pizza with a side salad or a plate of fresh fruit to round out the meal and add extra nutrients.

Are there other flours I can use for a healthy pizza for weight loss?

For those looking to further reduce carbs or explore unique flavors, consider experimenting with alternative flours. Almond flour, coconut flour, or chickpea flour can add a nutty richness to your crust, making your healthy pizza experience even more delightful.


Creating a healthy pizza doesn't mean sacrificing flavor or satisfaction. With a mindful approach to ingredient selection and preparation, you can enjoy a guilt-free slice of this beloved dish. Remember, the beauty of making your own pizza is that you have complete control over what goes into it. So, unleash your creativity and embark on a culinary adventure that proves healthy eating can be both delicious and enjoyable.

So let's stop belaboring this, and bring on the cheese!!!

Healthy Pizza Ingredients:

  • ½ cup + 2 tbsp (200g) All-purpose Flour (use GF flour if you are GF)

  • 1 self-rising flour packet

  • 1 tsp granulated sugar

  • ½ tsp garlic powder

  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning

  • ½ cup (125ml) warm water

  • ½ cup pizza sauce

  • 1 cup (124g) part0skim mozzarella

  • ½ cup (56g) sharp cheddar

  • ½ cup (56g) Monterey jack cheese

Healthy Pizza Baking Instructions:

  1. Combine and mix flour, self-rising packet, sugar, garlic, and Italian season.

  2. Add a bowl of warm water and form into dough.

  3. Place in a bowl and cover with saran wrap for 30 to 6o minutes.

  4. Put a little flour on your countertop and press out the dough (should be good for a 12” pan).

  5. Add sauce to the dough. I add a little extra garlic powder and some oregano on top.

  6. Add cheese and any additional toppings

  7. Bake in an oven at 400° for 15 minutes.

Nutrition (8 Slices):

  • Calories: 167

  • Protein: 8.5g

  • Fats: 7.5g

  • Carbs: 17.9g

  • Fiber: 1g

  • Net Carb: 16.7g


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