Sometimes, fierce pizza cravings consume me with the force of one-thousand ruthless armies. When this happens I have two options: eat pizza or suffer through slow, painful, all-consuming withdrawal (the brunt of which is inflicted upon my mother as she receives my endless whining about how bad I want pizza). Now, I typically set aside one night a week for pizza (Pizza Friday, to be exact), but sometimes, I get struck with a craving mid-week on a day when I’m trying to eat healthy. Then what is there to do?
On one of those treacherous days, I found myself staring into the depths of my fridge, pondering what on Earth I could have for dinner besides pizza that was healthy and also somehow equivalent to the deliciousness of pizza. I was just about ready to wave my white flag, when at last I spotted a package of Multigrain English Muffins. Almost instinctively, my eyes then traveled to the jar of light marinara sauce.
In that moment, this recipe hit me like a ton of bricks.
I whipped up a hot and cheesy English Muffin Pizza for 195 calories, and quite frankly, I stuffed my face. It was the perfect weapon to combat my pizza craving while simultaneously eating healthy. This cute little pizza is low in calories, low in fat, and high in protein. But let’s remember what’s really important: it is completely delectable.