BBQ Salmon Pizza

We all love pizza and struggle to get our favorite foods into our diet, here’s a fail proof recipe to satisfy your taste buds after a nice workout or long day. It’s easy to customize for you and your family and only takes about 20 minutes.

nutrional-factsIngredients for 1 Pizza:

• 5 oz salmon fillet (boneless with skin)
• 1 piece whole wheat naan bread
• 2 tbsp low sodium BBQ sauce mixed with spicy chili sauce
• ¼ cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese
• ¼ cup sliced mushrooms
• ¼ cup bell pepper strips
• ¼ cup red onions, sliced into thin half rings
• Seasonings to taste: paprika, garlic, Mrs. Dash chipotle seasoning, sea salt & pepper

Video Tutorial:

Steps:

1. Set oven to 405F.
2. Ensure the salmon fillet is free of bones. Ask your butcher for help if you are not sure how to do this.
3. Season the salmon fillet with paprika powder, garlic, chipotle seasoning, salt and pepper.
4. Bake the salmon on nonstick aluminum foil for about 8 minutes.
5. Remove the salmon from the oven and cool. When the salmon has cooled down, you can flake the salmon easily with a fork. Do not worry if the salmon is not fully cooked through. You bake it again on the pizza.
6. Prepare the BBQ/ chili sauce by mixing 2/3 BBQ sauce with 1/3 chili sauce. Ratio is according to how spicy you like it.
7. Spread the sauce evenly over the naan bread and top with the sliced mushrooms, strips of bell pepper, onion, salmon and the grated cheese
8. The quantity of each topping is your choice.
9. Bake the pizza in the oven for 11 minutes. Until the cheese has melted and browned.

About the Author

photo 1 (1)Kevin is a fitness enthusiast out of Dallas, TX. When he saw himself in his friend’s Facebook photo he knew it was time to make a change. He was overweight, felt sluggish and had steadily rising blood pressure. So, he did what many people try to do – he started exercising to try to “out train” a poor diet. He quickly learned through periods of weight cycling that if he was going to accomplish his fitness goals, it would have to be through a steady, healthy diet, complemented by hard work in the gym.

He started studying nutrition and got started cooking! In 2012 Kevin started a small blog to share his meals online in order to build a community around healthy food ideas.

The blog was called Fit Men Cook and it had a simple message and belief system – “Our bodies are built in the kitchen, Sculpted in the gym.”

Kevin firmly believes that healthier food options do not have to be boring. Ever. In fact, they are pretty tasty!

Fit (Wo)Men Cook is the “fit” story of all of us. It is taking your individual success stories and things (in nutrition & fitness) that have worked for you, and sharing those ideas with the masses so we can all grow, improve together. Just everyday people – no matter the fitness level or athletic ability – aiming to live the best life possible through fitness and healthy eating. Are you a Fit (Wo)Men Cook?

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