Friday, October 23, 2009

A Better Pizza (quick recipe)

Too much take-away pizza may harm your health due to its high salt and fat content, But if you make your own pizza, you can definitely have it more often! – says Rachel Cooke from the British Dietetic Association.
According to her, it will have less salt and fat. Also, a whole-wheat base will up your fiber intake, which will help you feel fuller for a longer time – the key to weight management.

If you are looking for a fast healthy meal, try this recipe! It takes less than two minutes to make.

1 whole-wheat pita bread
2 tbsp marinara pasta sauce
2 slices of mozzarella cheese
2 leaves of basil

Slice the pita in half. Gently ease it open, keeping both halves joined together. Spoon one tablespoon of sauce into each half. Place one slice of cheese in each half.

Put in the microwave for 25 seconds to melt the cheese. Add a piece of basil to both halves and serve.


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