New year, new you, right? Luckily, these healthy pizza recipes make it super easy to cut back.
They’re so good, you won’t miss the cheese and grease.
Pizza gets a bad rap for being unhealthy. Mostly due to all that excess cheese and oil pooling on top.
But with a few simple swaps and modifications, it’s a cinch to make something lighter and more nutritious.
The key to these healthy pizza recipes? Wholesome ingredients and clever substitutions.
So why not try out a cauliflower pizza crust? Or choose chicken sausages instead of regular ones?
I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised.
20+ Delicious and Healthy Pizza Recipes Everyone Will Love
Do your kids refuse to eat anything but pizza? I hear you. That’s why this pizza exists.
The crust is whole wheat, and the red sauce has a simple seasoning with zero added sugar.
Customize the toppings with an assortment of veggies – chop them small enough, and nobody will even know they’re there!
Working with pizza dough can be a challenge. So make life easier by swapping it out for whole wheat pitas.
From there, the rest is super easy.
Simply spread on marinara sauce, add a mix of light ricotta and fat-free mozzarella, then evenly distribute the spinach.
Finish with cooked chicken and bake until it’s bubbly. How easy is that?
3. Veggie Pizza
The easiest way to make pizza “healthy” is to load it up with veggies. And this sheet pan pizza is best for a crowd!
Crescent roll dough acts as a flaky buttery crust, saving you time and fuss.
Slather on the ranch dressing-seasoned cream cheese sauce (use light cream cheese) and load it up with toppings.
Broccoli, cauliflower, olives, and bell peppers are all fine choices.
Here’s a low-calorie option you’ll welcome with open arms come pizza night.
From the crust to the toppings, everything is low-cal. Grab a slice, and it will only cost you 50 calories.
How? Let’s just say, if you haven’t tried that viral 2-ingredient dough yet, now’s the time!
Use turkey pepperoni, or omit the meat to make it vegetarian-friendly.
That’s the beauty of pizza, you can have any toppings you like!
I know what you’re thinking, and I agree – Taco Bell isn’t known for its healthy food.
And as it is now, this recipe isn’t super healthy either. But stay with me.
You’ll use tortillas instead of pizza dough, which is lighter already. And you can use veggie-packed tortillas or gluten-free if you like.
From there, if you swap out the beef for lean turkey and use low-fat mozzarella for the cheese, this dish is under 200 calories per serving.
I love all pizza, but BBQ chicken is my jam! And this healthy version has been a staple in my kitchen since the holidays.
The whole wheat crust, low-sugar sauce, and carefully selected toppings make it far more nutritious than most.
How does this get the title of “ultimate” veggie pizza?
It’s all in the medley of roasted goodies, including grape tomatoes, kale, bell peppers, and zucchini.
For a bit of spice, toss jalapeños into the mix – or any pepper you prefer. I adore roasted poblanos!
Even the spinach pesto matches beautifully!
So yeah, I think it’s safe to say this is the ultimate veggie pizza.
These mini pizzas are ideal for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a snack. You can have pizza anytime you want and make it healthy too.
When it comes to toppings, the sky’s the limit! It’s a build-your-own sort of thing, so everyone can have it their way.
The key to making it healthy is being smart about the sauces and toppings. But when they’re this little, pretty much anything goes.
Get ready to experience a fusion of Vietnamese and Italian cuisines with this fun bahn mi pizza.
I’m a big lover of bahn mi sandwiches. But I never thought about turning one into pizza until now.
Use store-bought dough if you can find it, or be adventurous and make your own.
Then, pile on the cheese and pork. Once it’s ready, cover it all in quick pickled veggies and spicy mayo sauce. Yum!
Don’t eat meat? Use tofu instead.
Comfort food meets healthy in this white chicken pizza.
Rather than drowning it in cheesy sauce, the crust is kept light with a simple brushing of olive oil and garlic.
The toppings are also on the lighter side – you’ll need shredded chicken, onions, and fresh Parmesan cheese.
Is your stomach grumbling too?
Some people despise pineapple on pizza, whereas others can’t get enough. If you fall into the latter category, this one’s for you.
After all, what’s better than sweet pineapple with smoky ham?
Add jalapeños and red onions for a peppery kick, and you’ll drool at just the smell of this one.
If you’ve got the time, make the dough from scratch. Otherwise, store-bought will do.
This pizza is so simple, and I crave it all the time.
Featuring juicy tomatoes with gooey mozzarella and homemade pesto, it’s super fresh and enticing.
It’s also about as clean-eating as pizza gets!
Earthy mushrooms, peppery arugula, and sharp pecorino prove you don’t need to drown pizza in sauce to make it tasty.
You just need a bright mix of olive oil, garlic, and lemon.
It’s fresh, clean, simple, and healthy to boot!
14. Breakfast Pizza
While these pizzas are great for breakfast, they’re fantastic for dinner too. And from the dough to the baking, they take only 30 minutes.
They’re also great for those of us who need some help with portion control.
Each personal pie is less than 300 calories, so you can save room for a healthy dessert tonight.
15. Kale Pesto Pizza
Sneak superfood greens into your pesto by swapping out the basil for kale. It’s full of vitamins A, C, and K and is a fabulous source of antioxidants and fiber.
Better still, this pesto has so much flavor, you don’t need a ton of toppings.
Just cover it in fat-free mozzarella cheese, a pinch of red chili pepper flakes, and an extra handful of kale for good measure.
16. Spinach Pizza
This spinach pizza is better than takeout!
It’s a Florentine-style recipe that comes with three types of cheese, spinach, red chili pepper flakes, garlic, and olive oil.
Seriously, it’s so good, and the ingredients are so simple. Plus, it’s a good source of protein, calcium, vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats.
What could be healthier than salad on a pizza?!
It saves you the hassle of making a side salad and lets you eat your pizza guilt-free.
Chicken pesto pizza for dinner tonight? That’s a hard yes!
The succulent rotisserie chicken, juicy cherry tomatoes, and popping pesto are a supreme combo. All you need now is mozzarella cheese.
Use store-bought dough, and you can have this seven-ingredient pizza hot on the table in 30 minutes. Perfect for busy weeknights!
Cauliflower pizza crust is a food trend worth keeping. While I fully admit it doesn’t taste like regular crust, it’s delicious in its own right.
Plus, it’s keto-friendly, gluten-free, and low-carb. Choose any toppings you like to keep in line with your diet and enjoy!
20. Easy Onion Pizza
There are two things you’ll love about this pizza.
First, it’s easy to make. Second, it calls for onions which you probably always have on hand.
Okay, there’s a third thing – it’s pizza! Who doesn’t love pizza?
The sweetness of the marinated onions with creamy mozzarella and salty olives proves that sometimes less is more.
Canned tuna on pizza may raise some eyebrows. But don’t knock it until you’ve tried it!
The savory fish paired with salty olives and pungent onions makes for a hearty and unique pizza topping.
Packed with protein and omega-3, it’s a fantastic source of nutrients and uses up pantry staples too.
This pizza is a breeze to make on busy work days. And it’s tasty enough that you’ll crave it on lazy weekends too.
Ready in 30 minutes, you’ll layer spinach, olives, feta, grated cheese, and seafood marinara on top of Lebanese bread.
Then plop it in the oven to bake.
The seafood marinara mix includes prawns, mussels, calamari, and fish. So basically, it’s a seafood lover’s dream!
Part Lebanese and part Italian, it’s a healthy and fuss-free seafood dinner everyone will love.
The hardest part about not eating gluten is giving up pizza. Luckily, gluten-free versions like this exist.
The chickpea flour base is a cinch to prepare, and it’s full of protein. Cover it with red sauce, sprinkle on the cheese, and take it for a spin in the oven.
The kids will love this, and so will you.
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