Wednesday, March 12, 2014

A Healthy Pizza Crust You Will Love

Man oh man was I lucky enough to have yesterday off of work. I say lucky because the weather was CUH-razy beautiful. I know you’re probably tired of hearing me talk about the weather, but after the longest winter in history (ok – that may be stretching it) I just can’t help it!

I have to work this coming weekend, so I chose to take Tuesday off since we went to see Aziz Ansari perform Monday night.

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Yes. He was HILARIOUS! I literally laughed so much that by the end I started to lose my voice.

I woke up yesterday morning ready to tackle my day and was pleasantly surprised as I was driving to my 20th Pure Barre class to hear the weather forecast. High of 75!

So even though Pure Barre was tough, (!!!!!) I decided to tack on an additional workout to enjoy the weather. Plus I had the time in my day!

I started with a run outside near one of my local YMCAs.

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It was beautiful. Parts of the trail are actually VERY sunny and it felt sort of amazing to soak up all that Vitamin D.

After my run I did a quick arms circuit inside the Y, and was so excited when I realized that I had ALL the weights to myself!

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Only one other guy in the entire gym! Which, by the way, he was running on the treadmill – did he not see the beautiful day outside?! Or maybe he likes to watch TV while running, but I definitely prefer running outside.

After the gym I headed to the grocery store and to Target for necessities and then back home to get started on laundry.

And supper!

Using my recipe HERE for Cauliflower Pizza Crust, I baked Parrish and I a Veggie Cauliflower Pizza and a Cheese Cauliflower Pizza.

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I used Cabot Monterey Jack in the recipe this time and that was a GREAT idea! It really took the crust to the next level.

I made the above cheese pizza without sauce. I cut the crust into dippers and we dipped the cheesy pizza into pizza sauce. That way the sauce didn’t weigh down the crust.

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I made the Veggie Pizza with Red Pepper, Onion, and Mushroom. Since I put the sauce on, it made the crust a bit soggy, so we had to eat it with a fork. Next time I think I will just leave the sauce as a dipper on the side. It made the cheesy crust so much crispier than the veggie one.

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But even with a fork, the veggie pizza was delicious! It’s crazy to think that that crust is simply cauliflower, egg, cheese, and seasoning because it’s so stinkin’ good!

Recipe for Cauliflower Pizza Crust: HERE

Have you ever experimented with cauliflower?