The Power of Pizza

I am still addressing the "Gluten Free and Grain Free" movements (currently by using papaya enzymes to digest gluten and grains), as they relate to my own health and wellness, but in the mean time, I am still enjoying an occasional slice of pizza at Whole Foods………..with no guilt.

Pizza

One of my ongoing treats is the Pizza Oven at Whole Foods Markets. They are made by hand with very wholesome and healthy ingredients.

 

Whenever I want a quick snack that will hold me for a few hours, I will run over to Whole Foods and order a "slice", hang out outside at the whole foods outdoor seating, drinking a "maybe all natural" Izze soda (only fruit juice and sparkling water) and just enjoy the day. I always found it funny that one slice of Whole Foods pizza can allow me to be nourished and content for three to four hours. All other pizzas have the opposite effect, in that I'm starving a half hour later. 

The Whole Foods Pizza over in downtown Portland, firing up another batch of masterpieces

I used to call my Whole Foods pizza a "guilty pleasure", but now I call it an "innocent pleasure". Quality wheat, organic cheese (although I am gradually phasing down my intake of dairy, and they do make vegan pizzas although I never tried them). Topped with fresh organic vegetables, free range chicken and turkey (although I mostly do vegetarian pizza because of my choice go decrease, NOT ELIMINATE, meat ), spices such as basil, chives, and other quality greens such as spinach. All of this allows the body to have a good dose of short term nutrition, and equally if not more important, the pizza taste simply BLOWS AWAY away any other pizza I run across, to the point where I seldom eat any one else's pizza except for Whole Foods, mainly because I don't know what's in those other guy's ingredients and they never seem to taste as good as those at Whole Foods.

It's a good day when your timing is right and at Whole Foods, they are taking the pizza straight out of the oven to your plate. you can still see the oil's and cheese on the surface of the pizza bubbling and boiling. Their pizzas take 10 minutes to cook, and since they are always making a new hand made masterpiece, I've learned to order and come back in 10 minutes right when it's coming out of the oven.

 ~stay healthy~

posted to   Butter Believer Sunday School, Monday mania, , traditional Tuesdays , fat tuesdays,  real food Wednesdays, healthy2day wednesdays , Fight Back Fridays, Freaky Fridays

Leave Your Response

* Name, Email, Comment are Required

“Body”, (Part 43)
a.k.a. “WILD THANG”
(…an “Inked Up” Slideshow)

Healthy Herb Fries

“Music is the Best Medicine”
“If I Ain’t Got You”
– Alicia Keys
(….my Guitar Version)

Mojito Cake
(..with Healthy Baking Tips)

Men’s Health: Nutrients for Male Vitality and Well Being (Part 7)

Simple Baked Italian Oregano Meatballs

The Secret to Steph Curry’s Success? Brain Training!!!

Fifteen Creative Five Ingredient Smoothies

Girl Talk: Natural Contraceptive Methods

Pan Bagnat
(Tuna Nicoise Sandwiches)

My Top 10
“Fountain of Youth”
Superfoods (Part 2)

Mango Lettuce Chicken Wraps

One Woman’s Journey into Fighting Acne With Essential Oils

Smothered Skillet Chicken w/Thyme and Butter Mushrooms

Ballerina Misty Copeland’s
Five Ways She Eats, Trains and Lives Healthy

Sesame Ginger Miso Cucumber Salad

Men’s Natural Body Care
(…becoming an all-natural, GQ “Smooth Operator”)

Healthy Chai Banana Pancakes

Girl Talk:
Beauty Secrets from Africa
(Part 2)

My Top 30 Superfood
“Power Rankings”
(….numbers 1 thru 10)

Health and Safety Tips When Getting a Tattoo

“Skinny” Spinach Lasagna

The Prostate Cancer Fighting “Fantastic Four” : Broccoli, Turmeric, Green Tea, Pomegranate

Potato and Egg Bake w/Rosemary

Toxin Levels in women drop sharply¬† just 3 after switching to natural makeupdays¬† (…a recent study says)

Watermelon, Tomato, Avocado (…and more) Salad

The “Gangster Gardener”
He plants food gardens on vacant lots all over South Central L.A.

The “Green Goddess” Sandwich

Yoga Instructor Carmella Rackham turns NFL Players on to Yoga

Salmon Skewers
with Chili Lime Butter

“The Wanderlust Food Diaries”
“Diggin’ the Scene….”
…at the Villingili Resort, Maldives
Menu: Tropical Lunch Inspirations

Potato and Egg Stuffed Peppers

Photographer shoots photos of his daughter as famous inspirational Women!!!

Summer Glow
“Buddha Bowl”

Dinner and a Movie:
“Apocalypse Now”
Menu: Vietnamese Recipes

Spiced Mushrooms and Tomato Baked Eggs

Fifty, Fit and Fabulous!!!
Stephanie Person, Age 50 !!!
Nutrition Coach

“Smashed” Avocado Toast
…with Egg

Putting Monsanto in Your Vagina?
…Many Tampons Contaminated with Toxic Glyphosate Herbicide

One Pot Greek Chicken with Lemon Rice

Cool Fitness Gear!!!
(Part 4)

Healthy Oat Banana Waffles

“Short Story Long”
(….The Travel Adventures of Lee Litumbe)

See all articles in “The Healthy Chef’s Cookbook”
(The Art of Food)

See all articles in “Eat Smart”
(The Science of Food)

The GAIA Health Blog
Ranked in Top 100 Health Blogs!!!

…and top 100 Natural Food Blogs for 2018

(BELOW) Links to my favorite sites who are ”Raging Against the Machine”
(and also some fun cooking blogs)

One Bold Soul: Artist and Writer

(…”Healthy but Smart” is one of the best websites I’ve found, if you want to find unbiased, informative, and understandable research and info on superfoods and so forth, to aid in taking your health back!!)

(same name, different blog, no need to fight about it)

Real Food Freaks

Kim’s “Nutritionally Well”

THE PAST ON A PLATE
Special ‘shout out’ to this food blogger. Totally different style than me, but my favorite food blog in creativity. She inspired me to start my ‘Dinner and a Movie’ and “Wanderlust Food Diaries’ articles.

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Search