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No Tomato Sauce? Use Avocado as Pizza Sauce

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IDEA: If you’re craving pizza and realize that you’re out of marinara, or if you’re just looking to switch things up a bit, try using mashed avocado as a tasty and delicious base for your pizzas.

Not only is it filling, but also you are pumping your body with a natural energy that you can use to attack your workouts or a hectic work day.  Add in some goat cheese and a dash of parmesan, and you’ll be licking your fingers wondering, “how in the world could I eat this this fast?”

Remember to always customize meals to complement your diet and goals. Recommended for hardgainers.

Ingredients for 1 or 2 servings:

  • 5oz cooked chicken breast (you can also use eggplant, portobello mushrooms, tempeh)
  • 1 piece wheat naan bread
  • 3/4 cup arugula
  • 1 small Haas avocado
  • 1 heaping tbsp goat cheese
  • 1.5 tbsp reduced fat parmesan cheese (optional)
  • dash of sea salt and pepper

Steps

  1. Set oven to 405F.
  2. In a bowl mash the contents of an avocado with a fork.  Add a pinch of sea salt and pepper.
  3. Spread the mashed avocado on a piece of naan bread.
  4. Add arugula, cooked chicken breast (from your weekly meal prep), goat cheese and parmesan.
  5. Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes at 405F.
  6. Enjoy!

Approximate macros for 1 of 2 servings:

351 calories, 29g protein, 26g carbs, 15g fat (7g from avocado, 2.5g from chicken,1.5 g from goat cheese, 1g from parmesan), 2.5g fiber, 2g sugar

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