Let’s Have a Pizza Party

You know what this Friday needs?  A full blown, good old pizza party.  Just tons of pizza as far as the eye can see.

And by “party” I mean I just want to be in a room with all the pizza, my cats, and Netflix.  Maybe Adam.  Maybe. Let's Have a Pizza Party | Life Healthfully Lived

After all our Dot medical drama, I’m kind of ready to just take it easy for a bit.  And what’s better than a Friday night with pizza?  I remember as a kid every so often we would have pizza on Friday.  It didn’t happen a lot, but when it did my sister and I were psyched because it meant two things.

1. We would also be getting soda which almost NEVER happened.  Like ever.  My mom was a firm believer in water/milk being our primary beverages.  Even juice was a rare treat and it was watered down so much it was basically fruit flavored water.  So soda for dinner was a gift from the sugary drink gods.

2.  We would also get to eat our dinner in front of the TV and watch the TGIF lineup on ABC.  Do you guys remember TGIF?  It was like the best of 90’s sitcoms.  Boy Meets World, Step By Step, Full House, Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper, Sabrina, Family Matters, Sister Sister… man.  That was some good TV.

Well, TGIF has been replaced with Netflix and chill, so I plan to do just that while shoving pizza and pizza like things into my mouth.  Join me?

Let’s make some pizza.

Crust/Pizza Base Let's Have a Pizza Party | Life Healthfully Lived

Sure, you could go out and buy a pizza crust and if that’s what makes you happy, do it. You could also try:

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Soft Shell Tacos (not as weird as you might think)

Sauce Let's Have a Pizza Party | Life Healthfully Lived

You could stick with the classic tomato pizza sauce but you could also get creative. Experiment with:

Cheesy Garlic Spread

Broccoli Rabe Pesto

My Favorite Hummus

Even Better BBQ Sauce 

Power Green Pesto

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Toppings Let's Have a Pizza Party | Life Healthfully Lived

Here’s where you can really express your pizza artistry.  Totally a thing.  Yes, sausage and pepperoni are great options, but throw some pizzaz into your pizza too.

Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Caramelized Onions

Garlic & Onion Jam 

Thai Cauliflower Crumbles

Chipotle Sausage Crumbles 

Parmesan Topping

Not Mozzarella Mozzarella

Italian Roasted Garlic Cloves

Pizza Recipes Let's Have a Pizza Party | Life Healthfully Lived

Not down with making your own pizza and just want someone to tell you what to do? Hey, I won’t judge because I love being lazy just as much as the next person.  Get your pizza fix with any of these recipes:

Pizza Kale Chips

Chickpea Pizza Bites

Deep Dish Pizza Muffins

Mini BBQ Pizzas

Sweet Potato Caprese Pizza 

Gluten AND Dairy Free Calzones 

Let's Have a Pizza Party | Life Healthfully Lived

 

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