6 Hacks to Make Your Pizza Healthy

Try out these tips and tricks for mouthwatering, lower-calorie pizza.

6 Hacks to Make Your Pizza Healthy

By Toni Gasparis

Store-bought frozen pizza and pizza from chain restaurants can be filled with preservatives and hidden calories. Making your own pizza can guarantee fresh, authentic ingredients that taste better. But cooking things on your own can be time-consuming, which is why these tips can help you make healthy pizza fast without sacrificing the quality.

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Freeze Pizza (the Right Way)

Aside from being unhealthy, store-bought frozen pizza usually doesn't taste as good because of the way it's frozen. The fluctuation in temperature from cooking it to freezing it to cooking it again makes the crust absorb a ton of water, leaving you with soggy pizza. Make your own frozen pizza by freezing the pizza parts individually and then combining to cook. Bonus tip: Freeze the sauce in ice cube trays so it doesn't get super watery when defrosting, and learn how to reheat your pizza easily.

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Green Tea With Egg White Foam to Soothe Your Sore Throat

From Dr. Oz's new book on traditional Chinese medicine, "Yin Yang You" — out now!

Are you one of so many people who suffer from pain, stress and anxiety? Dr. Oz set out to help you find relief. So to fill the gaps in modern Western medicine, he looked to traditional Chinese medicine — which uses 5,000-year-old traditions to help people preserve their health and prevent sickness. These ancient secrets are what inspired his new book, "Yin Yang You," about the powerful methods you can do right at home! Click here to grab your own copy.

The book is also filled with tons of delicious recipes that are packed with nutrients for your health. Here's an easy one to get started with. This green tea has a special twist to soothe a sore throat that comes on quickly. Egg whites and sugar are whipped together to add some foam to classic green tea for a cooling and coating effect.

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