The winner of the HydroFlask is:
Jenny: “If nothing stood in my way, I would travel with my child to other states and other countries. There could be nothing better to broaden her horizons, to see how other people live, and be thankful for what we have!”
Congratulations! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to claim your prize!
And thanks to all of you who stopped by and participated by sharing your dreams and desires with us.
Friday Favorites: Lighter Healthier Alternatives to Pizza with SmartPoints
Friday has always been my favorite day of the week. So, we’ve decided to begin celebrating Fridays with weekly giveaways here on Simple Nourished Living! We are dubbing them “Friday Favorites” and kicking off by giving away a 40-ounce Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle! (Scroll down to the end of the post for all the details.)
Is there anything better than Friday?
Pizza makes my happy 🙂
Combine Friday with pizza and I’m in heaven! Growing up we often had pizza for supper Friday nights. It was a tradition that I continued through college and into my early working years. Heck, I love pizza so much I’ve even made it in the crockpot!
Sometimes I satisfy my pizza cravings with lighter, healthier alternatives to traditional pizza that are just as delicious.
Here’s a great video from Weight Watchers featuring 3 Healthy Delicious Pizza Recipes
I’ve gathered a few of my favorites for you to check out. They include pizza-flavored “mini muffin pizza bites,” veggie-crusted pizzas, “English muffin pizzas” and thin crusted pizza flatbreads made from pitas, tortillas, or prepared thin crusts (like boboli or lavosh flatbread). Even my mom, a huge pizza lover, has started making her own mini pizzas with tortilla crusts at home, instead of heading out to her favorite pizza joint when a craving strikes. Enjoy!
Favorite Lighter Healthier Alternatives to Pizza
Pepperoni Pizza Bites – These pepperoni pizza mini muffins are a lighter healthier way to satisfy a pizza craving. I love them dipped in a little warm marinara sauce. Each one has just 29 calories and 1 Weight Watchers SmartPoint.
English Muffin Hawaiian Pizza – A light english muffin topped with sauce, cheese, ham and pineapple is fun, easy, healthy and delicious way to satisfy a pizza craving any time of day, 230 calories, 6 SmartPoints
Chicken Arugula Flatbread – All you need is a flatbread/lavash wrap (we used the whole wheat kind), bruschetta sauce (a simple mixture of chopped tomatoes, olive oil, garlic and basil), cooked chicken (leftovers or rotisserie chicken works well), fresh arugula, and some shaved Parmesan cheese. 8 SmartPoints
Pizza-Bellas Recipe – A portabella mushroom forms the crust of this tomato, cheese, turkey pepperoni, olive and cheese stuffed pizza creation, 118 calories, 2 SmartPoints (Hungry Girl)
Zucchini Pepperoni Pizza, Zucchini slices are used as crust for these clever pepperoni pizzas, 56 calories, 1 SmartPoint (Slender Kitchen)
Meat Lovers Pizza – A thin crust, light cheese, and turkey sausage and pepperoni keep the fat and calories in check, without compromising flavor, 207 calories, 6 SmartPoints (Emily Bites)
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT Weight Watchers zero points fruits and vegetables using the WW Recipe Builder.
Hydro Flask Giveaway Details…
Today, because it’s Friday, because it’s my favorite day of the week, because I care about you and want to help you stay hydrated, I’m giving away a 40-ounce Hydro Flask Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle!
My sister introduced me to these amazing double wall vacuum insulated devices that manage to keep beverages hot or cold for hours. They are designed to be lightweight, making them great for long hikes, days on the beach, hot yoga classes, tennis, long road trips or everyday office use. Even when filled with ice, the exterior of the Hydro Flask will never leave a puddle on your desk, drip on your shirt, or sweat in your bag 🙂
To enter the giveaway, just answer the following question in the Comments section of this post:
“What would you do if nothing stood in your way?”
I love this question and the powerful positive responses it provokes. If you could do ANYTHING, what would it be? Would you travel? Would you start a new business? Would you move? Would you go back to school? Just share your dreams, big and small, and you’re automatically entered to win the Hydro Flask.
One entry per person, please
Winners will be announced Sunday night.
Giveaway sponsored by Simple Nourished Living.
Note: Winner has been announced at the top of this post!
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