All Children's Hospital Logo

Health Information Library

Parents > Recipes > Mealtime Makeovers > Mealtime Makeover: Whole-Wheat Pizza
Mealtime Makeover: Whole-Wheat Pizza

By using whole-wheat crust, part-skim cheese, turkey pepperoni, and mixed vegetables, this pizza offers kids more of the nutrients they need, with less fat and fewer calories.

Prep time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

This Recipe:

Traditional Recipe:

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400º F (204º C).
  2. Spread pizza sauce on crust.
  3. Spread cheese on top of the sauce.
  4. Sprinkle sliced mushrooms and pepperoni on top of the cheese.
  5. Bake approximately 15 minutes. Cut into 6 wedges.

Serves: 3

Serving size: 2 slices

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

This Recipe Traditional Recipe
395 calories 570 calories
22 g protein 22 g protein
11 g fat 26 g fat
3.6 g sat. fat 10 g sat. fat
52 g carbohydrate 62 g carbohydrate
8 g fiber 3 g fiber
24 mg cholesterol 26 mg cholesterol
980 mg sodium 1507 mg sodium
160 mg calcium 259 mg calcium
1 mg iron 4 mg iron
n/a mcg folic acid n/a mcg folic acid

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:

Use some of your favorite veggies for toppings instead of pepperoni and mushrooms. Peppers, broccoli, spinach, or fresh tomatoes are good options.

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD

Related Articles
P    About Mealtime Makeovers
K    Being Safe in the Kitchen
T    Cooking Tips and Resources
P    Cooking With School-Age Kids
K    Garden-Fresh Lunches
P    Healthy Eating
P    Mealtime Makeover: Chicken Fingers
P    Mealtime Makeover: Grilled Cheese
P    Mealtime Makeover: Mac and Cheese
T    Pizza
P    Pizzadillas With Red Sauce
K    Pizzadillas With Red Sauce
K    Take a Look at Cooking
K    Tiny Pizzas
T    Tiny Pizzas
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
© 1995-2014 KidsHealth® All rights reserved. Images provided by iStock, Getty Images, Corbis, Veer, Science Photo Library, Science Source Images, Shutterstock, and Clipart.com

Additional Info

Pocket Doc Mobile App
Maps and Locations (Mobile)
Programs & Services
Employment
For Health Professionals
For Patients & Families
Contact Us
Find a Doctor
News
CME

All Children's Hospital
501 6th Ave South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(727) 898-7451
(800) 456-4543

Use Normal Template
© 2014 All Children's Hospital - All Rights Reserved