A fun, easy, and healthy take on an American favorite! Try this quick and simple pizza recipe using pita bread for the crust! Top it with sauce, veggies, cheese and a little Italian seasoning to have a healthy and delicious meal!
Recipe By: Kendra Paro, HealthWorks Peer Educator
1 whole wheat pita*
Pizza sauce or thick tomato sauce
Low fat mozzarella cheese
Sliced peppers, mushrooms and onions
*English muffins work, too!
Turn on broiler in oven (keep oven door cracked).
Add sauce, cheese, and vegetables to the pita as desired.
Optional: If you want softer vegetables, sautee them in a pan before topping pizza.
Learn how to create a healthy and nutritious vegetarian meal in Waring Dining Commons. Maggie Dempsey, a HealthWorks Peer Educator, will share with you how to choose foods that make up a well balanced meal. Using the MyPlate Guidelines you can create many different delicious vegetarian meals suited to your taste buds.
Learn how to create a well balanced meal while eating on campus in the dining commons. Maggie Dempsey, a HealthWorks Peer Educator, will give you a brief tour of Pollock Dining Commons and share with you how to choose foods that make up a well balanced meal. You can create many different delicious meals suited to your taste buds by following these guidelines.
Grilling season is here! If you’re looking for a healthier burger to bite into, our HealthWorks volunteers have the perfect recipe for you. Try this Black Bean Burger recipe as a meatless option that’s high in protein.
Load your burger up with tomato, lettuce, pickles, and other veggies to get more of your recommended daily servings of vegetables. If you opt for a bun, try a whole wheat or whole grain bun to complement this healthy alternative.
Have you tried this black bean burger recipe? Let us know in the comments what you think!