From Nancy Harmon Jenkins: Mediterranean Pizza is Healthy

medpizzaiandme In an effort to retool my eating habits, I recently purchased the  New Mediterranean Cookbook by Nancy Harmon Jenkins. If you don’t have it, you should take a look.  This excerpt is from her latest article on healthy pizza in Zestor Daily

“Sun, Sea & Olives: Pizza is health food? Yes, it is, at least in the Mediterranean, and that doesn’t mean pizza with beans and tofu, either.  Make dough with part whole-wheat flour, keep the toppings simple, don’t overload the cheese, and truly you will have something good to eat, simple to make and totally nourishing. ”  Read the rest of the article via Pizza Can Be Healthy? It Is, If You Make It Mediterranean | Dough | Sauce | Nancy Harmon Jenkins.

Categories: Food, Italy

Author:italy...and me

Beth Beeman lives and writes from the beach city of San Clemente, California. She is interested in food, genealogy, wine and all things Italian. www.italyandme.com

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6 Comments on “From Nancy Harmon Jenkins: Mediterranean Pizza is Healthy”

  1. EmilyAnn Frances
    February 13, 2014 at 1:09 pm #

    Belated New Year’s Greetings. Welcome back! This is a good way to bring us all back to the blog–Italian food is always a big draw!

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  2. February 17, 2014 at 12:58 am #

    This is very true! Did you get any recipes for sfincione passed down in your family? I regard that as the true Sicilian pizza, and it’s very “light”….
    Thought it’s also true that Sicilians do adore their grease. I exposed the flabby truth on my blog a while back :-)
    http://siciliangodmother.wordpress.com/2013/06/10/the-mediterranean-diet-how-to-do-it-properly/

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    • February 17, 2014 at 10:30 am #

      Thanks… I’ve never made sfincione…I need to try it!

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  3. May 1, 2014 at 9:35 am #

    Since it has been some time since your post, what new receipes have you made and loved!?

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    • May 4, 2014 at 10:14 pm #

      HI Susan! No big news to report….. I need to get with the program :)

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