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Giving up the majority of my daily bread is the hardest part of being a Type 2 Diabetic for me.
When it comes to pizza… when was the last time you managed to eat just one slice of your favorite pizza? Stopping after just waking your taste buds up with those first few bites isn’t likely to happen, is it?
As a way to cut back (and keep my blood glucose numbers in check), I started ordering a DeLITE pizza thin crust pizza at Papa Murphy’s. By reducing the quantity of crust, I hoped to maintain safe blood sugar numbers on my meter the following morning.
Take heart all you fellow diabetics who struggle to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Here’s a simple way to satisfy a serious craving for pizza without pegging the scale on your blood glucose monitor!
Following are lots of great tips and videos for making healthy pizza using tortilla shells…
How To Make A Tortilla Pizza
Anything whole wheat is lower on the Glycemic Index Food Chart and will have less affect on your blood sugar.
This is good if you’re diabetic.
It’s also good if you’re just trying to eat healthier!
Using a whole wheat flour tortilla as your pizza crust reduces the crust size and also ensures the healthiest crust possible.
The restrictions of a smaller overall pizza will help you contain your appetite while still providing a satisfying meal.
That’s right, you can eat the whole thing without feeling guilty.
By adding just a few everyday ingredients, you can enjoy a great tasting pizza that will satisfy that craving that hits us all when we feel there’s nothing “good” that we’re still allowed to eat.
Healthy pizza to the rescue!
Healthy Pizza Recipes & Tips For Making Tortilla Pizzas
- Tortilla Pizzas $1.93 Each
- Why You Must Make Your Own Pizza!
- Healthy Pizza 101
- Stovetop Tortilla Pizza Recipe
- Tortilla Pizza How-To
Now for the videos…
This one’s my favorite. It’s an entertaining video that shows the basics of making a tortilla pizza:
A few more videos with tips for making pizza using tortilla shells:
With a small can of tomato sauce or tomato paste, some grated mozzarella cheese, a few spices and maybe some turkey pepperoni, you can whip up a snack — or a meal — the next time you get a craving for some healthy pizza.
One of my all-time favorite "hobbies" is cooking at home! I especially enjoy experimenting with new ingredients …and different types of cookware. My specialties are foods that are diabetic-friendly, keto-friendly, and low-carb. I share my favorite recipes and cooking tips here at The Fun Times Guide to Food.