Spinach, chicken and Goat Cheese Pizza

If I am going to indulge in a favorite-PIZZA- then I’m going to make a healthy alternative with my favorite ingredients!! There’s always a healthy alternative to the these “comfort” foods we crave day in and day out! Sunday is a day to relax and enjoy the things best in life to mentally prepare for the long week ahead! Happy Sunday!

Spinach and Goat Cheese Pizza

2 gluten free pizza or sprouted  rice flat bread
1/2 cup pizza sauce
Sauteed mushrooms
Sauteed sweet onions
Shredded chicken (Either pre- made from store- or bake a lean breast and shred)
2 tablespoons dried oregano
1 cup baby spinach
1/4 cup goat cheese organic
2 tablespoons pine nuts (OPTIONAL)
Make it: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake flatbread for 7 minutes. Spread pizza sauce on flatbread and top with oregano, spinach, goat cheese, and pine nuts, mushrooms, onions, and shredded chicken. To add a little sweetness and zazz- add drizzle of all natural Trader Joe’s BARBECUE SAUCE!  Bake an additional 12 to 15 minutes.
Remember….…Pay Attention. A permanent, healthy lifestyle is created on purpose. Planning, tracking, reading menus, asking questions, following progress reports—they’re all part of the 5% strategy of knowing what’s going on and preventing setbacks. People who follow a healthy lifestyle doesn’t believe in fooling themselves or relying on chance to make things happen. Usually (if not always) aware of the foods they eat, and on the lookout for opportunities to stay active, they know that good health is no accident.
……There’s a reason that a healthy lifestyle sticks around for this small minority of people. They make weight loss a positive experience and have fun with it. Because they feel good about their goals and their new habits, they also feel good about themselves and what they’ve accomplished. Programs based on negative messages, dread, resignation, or criticism are doomed to disappear. Optimists are proven to reach more goals than pessimists. They also live healthier, longer lives.
………….Everyone Allow Themselves To Fail. It’s a guaranteed certainty. Every one of the “healthy” people has failed at some point along their weight loss journey. The difference is that they learned to forgive setbacks and refused to beat themselves up. Every failure is simply one step closer to ultimate success. With this outlook, and using lessons learned along the way, they kept these setbacks from turning into full-fledged disasters.

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