Zucchini Pizza Bites

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Satisfy your craving for pizza with these tasty, gluten-free bites! They’ll make a great finger food for your next party, lunch or a snack. They are also a good option to get you and your family to eat more vegetables. Zucchini as a pizza base has fewer calories than carb options, and are great for portion control. You’ll definitely want to eat more than one zucchini pizza bite!

Ingredients

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
3 zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch thick rounds
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/3 cup marinara sauce
1/2 cup finely grated mozzarella (organic dairy is always best!)
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning

(…I say it’s OK to use pre-made seasonings and sauces … they will save you time.  Just ensure they are sugar-free and not loaded with additives. Raw and organic are always preferred.)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to broil.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Working in batches, add zucchini and cook, flipping once, until golden, about 1-2 minutes on each side; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Place zucchini rounds onto a large baking sheet. Top each zucchini round with marinara, mozzarella.
  4. Place into oven and cook until the cheese has melted, about 1-2 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately, sprinkled with Italian seasoning, if desired.

 

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Dr. B.J. Hardick

About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is the co-author of the best-selling Maximized Living Nutrition Plans, used in natural health clinics worldwide, and a contributing author for its follow-up publication, The Cancer Killers. Dr. Hardick shares his own journey dealing with heavy metal toxicity in Real Detox, his e-Book available on DrHardick.com. An organic food fanatic and green living aficionado, all Dr. Hardick’s passions are anchored in helping others achieve ecologically sound, healthy, and balanced lives. Learn More