EatingWell's Healthy Pepperoni Pizza
EatingWell made over this family favorite, boosting fiber with a whole-wheat crust, cutting fat and cholesterol with low-fat cheese, and using healthy toppings, such as low-fat turkey pepperoni and vegetables. With a couple of easy tweaks you can consider even classic pepperoni pizza health food.
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A heart-healthy pizza dinner, low in saturated fat and loaded with fruits and vegetables.
- Veggies first. Plan for and appease your child’s voracious appetite with a make-ahead platter of assorted vegetables.
- Boost fiber by 50% simply by using a whole-wheat pizza crust.
- Lower saturated fat and cholesterol by two-thirds when substituting low-fat mozzarella for regular cheese.
- A fruit-based dessert fits into healthy eating and adds vitamins A & C, fiber and antioxidants.