Friday, January 11, 2013

Sweet and Nutty Turkey Pizza

---adapted from Oxygen magazine ---

Alright, I know this recipe seems very strange at first glance but it's actually fantastic!

One 16 inch pizza dough (I like to use the recipe from The Professional Chef, but use whatever you like)

one half cup freshly made cranberry sauce

mozzarella cheese

2 cups arugula (rocket)

2 cups shredded turkey breast

one half cup carrot, shredded

one quarter cup diced fresh tomatoes

one half cup walnuts or pecans

Oven to 375 degrees. Spread sauce over dough after stretching or rolling it out onto pizza stone. top with the toppings listed & bake 15 to 20 minutes. Yum!

BERRY CHEESECAKE PANCAKES

---adapted from Oxygen magazine ---

Ready in 10 minutes - Makes 5 pancakes

1/3 c. nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt
1/4 c. low-fat cottage cheese
1/8 c. vanilla whey protein powder
1/8 c. coconut flour
1/4 c. rolled quick oats
1 whole egg
1/4 c. skim milk
Pulverize all ingredients together in blender. Once blended, stir in:
1/4 c. blueberries (fresh or frozen)
Cook pancakes on skillet that has been coated in cooking spray. Cook on a slightly lower heat that you would with normal pancakes and cook a little longer.