HCB's Journal, 24 July 2012

Yummy... I just baked Udi's Gluten Free Pizza Crust with cooked ground turkey, tomato sauce, low fat cheese, onions, mushrooms, peppers, olive oil and seasonings! One half of the pizza with a nice salad makes a great dinner.

Half of the pizza is: 390 calories, 24 protein, 35 carbs, 18 fats,
375 sodium, and 3.5 fiber. Not bad, considering how much fat, carbs and sodium are in "real" pizza - and you could reduce the fat by omitting the olive oil, and you could use low sodium tomato sauce. And, I get to freeze the other half of the pizza so I can just pop it in the oven next time I want pizza.

Diet Calendar Entries for 24 July 2012:
1135 kcal Fat: 36.21g | Prot: 108.01g | Carb: 102.83g.   Breakfast: milk, water, coffee, Eggland's Best large egg, Smart Balance Omega Non-Stick Cooking Spray. Lunch: trader joe's turkey jerky, Bumble Bee white albacore tuna in water, nonfat cottage cheese, water, raw red bell peppers, Baby Carrots. Dinner: baby carrots, chopped raw red bell pepper, water, BabyBel light, Olive Oil, broccoli, mushrooms, scallions, Taylor Organic Baby Spring Mix, Udi's gluten free pizza crust, white ground turkey, Contadina tomato sauce, Litehouse cranberry. Snacks/Other: Chocolate Whey Protein Powder, Splenda, All Bran Buds, water, milk. more...
3235 kcal Activities & Exercise: Shopping - 15 minutes, Circuit Training - 45 minutes, Driving - 25 minutes, Desk Work - 6 hours, Sitting - 7 hours, Sleeping - 9 hours, Resting - 35 minutes. more...
on diet HCB's own diet  


aside from those yucky fungi, i'd eat that! i went thru a phase of making my own homemade pizza from scratch (dough for the crust and all). my fav - bbq pork with mango, red onion, & assorted peppers.  
24 Jul 12 by member: JessWhatINeeded
OMG - mango with onion and peppers sounds delicious!  
24 Jul 12 by member: HCB
it was! it really was. my friend was skeptical at first, but she trusted me. seriously, best pizza of my life. homemade cornmeal/whole wheat crust with all that on it. to die for. i like mine thin & crispy.  
25 Jul 12 by member: JessWhatINeeded
Yup - homemade is so much better because you can control the ingredients easily. And come up with weird and unexpected variations! Like mango - Trader's Joe's makes a Mango Butter (like jam) that I use to cook with in stir fry with shrimp! Tastes like sweet and sour shrimp without the sodium and million calories. 
25 Jul 12 by member: HCB
Mmmm pizza... Think I'll have to whip one up soon! 
25 Jul 12 by member: CJT1217
Yeah Clifford - If you can do the carbs one time, the Udi's Gluten free Crusts are good tasting - and more like pizza than the low carb tortilla. but everyone has their own preference. 
25 Jul 12 by member: HCB
I have not had any pizza in a very long time! Yours sounds very good! Maybe I should try on vegan style. Congrats on the awesome meal! :)  
25 Jul 12 by member: pam-u-la
Pizza...mmm. I've been wanting to try the new GF store brand BOLD, but nobody near me carries it. :-( There is a Jungle Jim's about an hour away that has it and my GF flour Domata living flour that I want to try. But an 2-hour total drive is not worth it. Hopefully the new one opening up near me will have them. Have you tried BOLD or any other GF pizzas?? With salad is good. (Hmm, I could make an italian salad...love those!) 
25 Jul 12 by member: ppphhhttt
Good girl! Great recipe! Great planning ahead for next time too!  
25 Jul 12 by member: wiener4
I don't remember the last time I ate any form of pizza...:-( lol.  
25 Jul 12 by member: thynes
Udi's gluten free huh? I'll keep an eye out for this stuff! Until then, low carb tortilla's will have to do.... tomorrow!! mmm mmm mmm.  
25 Jul 12 by member: CJT1217
Great kitchen adventures! I started a Pinterest board so I could track healthy recipes, because goodness knows I have unhealthy recipes in abundance!! Keep going, girl! 
25 Jul 12 by member: Heidijoy
That sounds yummy, I love to make pizza. I think homemade pizza is way better than store bought or what I buy locally where I live, 
25 Jul 12 by member: skwhite
ummm...maybe I'll take a hit for this, but, I eat regular pizza, with the works...just limit my portion to 6 ounces (and blot off some of the grease, lol). 
26 Jul 12 by member: Baxie
Limited portions, or make your own. What ever works! 
26 Jul 12 by member: gg8266
Totally agree, gg :) 
26 Jul 12 by member: Baxie
Sounds delish, there are so many foods you can make yourself and cut down the calories and still taste good.  
27 Jul 12 by member: fatoldlady


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