Nutrition and Fitness
Artichoke and Mushroom Pizza
Prep time: 25 minutes
- 1 c. canned artichoke hearts
- 2 c. washed, sliced mushrooms
- 1 c. pizza sauce
- 1 c. part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese
- 12-inch prepared whole-wheat pizza dough
- Preheat the oven to 375ºF (190ºC).
- Drain, rinse, and cut the artichoke hearts into medium-size pieces.
- Spread pizza sauce on dough, leaving a 1-inch border of crust.
- Top the pizza with cheese, artichoke hearts, and mushrooms.
- Bake on a cooking sheet for 10-12 minutes until the cheese is bubbly and crust is golden.
- Cut the pizza into 8 pieces and serve.
Serving size: 2 slices of pizza
This recipe has important nutrients for mom and baby, including:
Protein helps build a baby's muscles, bones, and other tissues, especially in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. The recommended protein intake during the second half of pregnancy and while breastfeeding is 71 grams daily. Healthy sources of protein include lean meat, poultry, fish, beans, peanut butter, eggs, and tofu.
Reviewed by: Meredith Parkinson, RD, LDN