Thursday, April 18, 2013

clean{ish} pick of the week | bbq chicken pizza

mmmmm, pizza.  who doesn't love pizza?  besides parker.  and my sister in law jodi {who i think brainwashed parker into not liking pizza}.  but seriously, so good.  this recipe comes from my own head & was inspired by the bbq chicken pizza at cheesecake factory.  that's where the idea for red onions & cilantro comes from. delish.  the addition of fresh pineapple comes from experience of making homemade pizza, it's a must!

ok... so yes, this one is clean-ish.  i say "clean-ish" because i cheated... a little.  sometimes you gotta just go with convenience right?  we used a pre-made whole wheat pizza dough from trader joe's & a bottled bbq sauce.  but, if you want to make your own sauce this one looks pretty tasty.

whole wheat bbq chicken pizza


--> trader joe's whole wheat pizza dough {or whatever dough you prefer}
--> bbq sauce {we use sweet baby ray's but you could use the clean recipe i posted above}
-->cheese {we use quattro formaggio from trader joe's - raw milk & no hormones, a mix of parmesan, asiago, fontina & mild provolone.  yum}
--> shredded {cooked} chicken
--> red onion
--> cilantro
--> fresh pineapple
--> oregano
--> ...and more cheese!

assembly is pretty self explanatory.  cook according to dough directions until crust is golden brown & cheese is melty.  SO GOOD.

do you have yummy pizza recipes?  let's hear 'em!

enjoy!

{to see my other clean eating favorites click here}

5 comments:

  1. Yum! I'll have to try that pizza combination -- I would never think to put red onion/cilantro/pineapple together but I could see how it would be good. That BBQ sauce recipe looks delicious. I LOVE the taste of Baby Rays but hate that it has HFCS in it...I would much rather they just good ol' fashioned sugar.

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  2. Omgosh this looks amazing! I had no clue trader joes had pre-made pizza crust. I have to get some during my next trip!

    xx
    josie
    www.straightnochase.com

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  3. Pesto sauce, grilled chicken, fresh mushrooms, and cheese. Seriously SO good. Try it, you won't be sorry!

    xo
    Katie
    http://ohheybabyblog.com

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