Recipe of the Month
Start Your School Day Off with…..Pizza?
That’s right! Pizza can be part of a nutritious breakfast that can help jumpstart your metabolism and keep your energy levels up during those early morning classes! Try out this Breakfast Pizza recipe from Food Network’s Ellie Krieger. It’s quick, easy, delicious, and nutritious!
Makes 1 serving
- 1 whole-wheat English Muffin, split
- 1 small tomato, seeded and diced
- 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 thin slice of Canadian bacon, diced
- ¼ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- Chopped fresh basil (for garnish)
*If you aren’t a fan of any of the veggies listed above, feel free to use ones you do like. More options could include spinach, mushrooms, and peppers.
- Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Line a small baking sheet with foil.
- Place the English muffin halves cut-side up on the baking sheet. Top each with tomato and drizzle with the olive oil. Sprinkle the Canadian bacon over the tomatoes; then top with the mozzarella.
- Bake for 10-20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and beginning to brown. Spring with basil
Nutrient Facts per serving:
Calories: 300, Total Fat: 13 g (Saturated Fat: 5 g), Cholesterol 20 mg, Sodium: 670 mg, Carbohydrates: 32 g, Fiber: 6 g, Protein: 17 g
- This recipe is already quick and easy, but you can save yourself even more time in the morning by chopping the tomatoes and Canadian bacon the night before!
- Make a couple of pizzas, individually wrap the leftover ones and store them in the fridge. Heat one up in the oven (or toaster oven) or microwave for a quick breakfast later in the week!
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