Easy as pie…pizza pie!

While maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle let me it stated that I love pizza as much as the next person…though, as its not the healthiest of options I try my best to avoid it.

Recently, I came across a wonderful cookbook co-written by Mimi Spencer…The Fast Diet Cookbook.

“Enjoy delicious low-calorie meals that can help you lose weight, become heart-healthy, and lower your risk of major diseases.

The FastDiet became an instant international bestseller with a powerful life-changing message: it’s possible to lose weight and reduce your risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer, all while eating what you would normally eat five days a week. You simply cut your caloric intake two days a week to 500 calories for women, 600 for men. Now, the FastDiet Cookbook offers 150 nutritious, low-calorie recipes, ranging from simple breakfasts to leisurely suppers, enabling you to incorporate the FastDiet into your daily life. With this indispensable companion book, you will never have to worry about planning your fast days again!”

I don’t cut my calorite intake two days a week as I’m not dieting, but I LOVE the recipes.  This past weekend we made Mimis Tortilla Pizza…major calorie cutting, and majorly delicious.

Have a look at how easy it is…and for more delicious recipes like this check out The Fast Diet cookbook…fast and easy recipes for those on the go!

We certainly did!

We certainly did!

We found that popping in the oven before adding the sauce allowed them to stay a little extra crispy once we added our homemade tomato sauce.

We found that popping in the oven before adding the sauce allowed them to stay a little extra crispy once we added our homemade tomato sauce.

It is so easy and fast!  Simmer onions and garlic, then add tomatoes.  Your sauce will be ready in under half an hour.  If you are pressed for time search for an organic sauce to add.

It is so easy and fast! Simmer onions and garlic, then add tomatoes. Your sauce will be ready in under half an hour. If you are pressed for time search for an organic sauce to add.

I generally reach to the bottom of my tomato stash and take the less desirable tomatoes to add to my sauce..  In this batch I used 2 heirloom tomatoes.

I generally reach to the bottom of my tomato stash and take the less desirable tomatoes to add to my sauce.. In this batch I used 2 heirloom tomatoes.

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I prefer a hand machine however you can use a cuisine art, blender...whatever you need!

I prefer a hand machine however you can use a cuisine art, blender…whatever you need!

We may have over crispified ours...that said, it was still delicious!

We may have over crispified ours…that said, it was still delicious!

Mimi offers healthier alternatives...as I had just finished a 12 hour workout week and Walid pushing 20 we opted for the higher calorie option of cheese.

Mimi offers healthier alternatives…as I had just finished a 12 hour workout week and Walid pushing 20 we opted for the higher calorie option of cheese. 

We added spinach to add a little color and greens into our dinner.

We added spinach to add a little color and greens into our dinner.