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Lose Weight While Enjoying Pizza And Pasta With These Delicious Recipes

    If you’re trying to lose weight, you might be avoiding pizza and pasta altogether – but you don’t have to! By making a few simple substitutions and adjustments, you can enjoy these comforting foods while still sticking to your diet.

    To help you keep to your weight loss plan while still satisfying your pizza and pasta desires, we’ve included several recipes below.

    Grilled Vegetable Pizza


    • 1 pizza crust
    • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
    • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
    • 1/2 cup grilled vegetables (such as bell peppers, eggplant, zucchini, and onions)
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil


    1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
    2. Place the pizza crust on the grill and cook for Keep writing and complete the article

    2-3 minutes on each side, or until lightly charred.

    1. Remove the crust from the grill and top with tomato sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese, and grilled vegetables.
    1. Return the pizza to the grill and cook for an additional 5-7 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
    2. Sprinkle with chopped fresh basil before serving.

    Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese


    • 2 cups cubed butternut squash
    • 1/2 cup milk
    • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
    • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
    • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • 8 oz whole wheat pasta


    1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
    2. Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
    3. In a large saucepan, combine the butternut squash, milk, and vegetable broth.
    4. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10-12 minutes, or until the squash is tender.
    5. Use an immersion blender or transfer the mixture to a blender and puree until smooth.
    6. Add the Parmesan cheese, cheddar cheese, garlic powder, salt, and pepper, and stir to combine.
    7. Combine the sauce with the cooked pasta and transfer to a baking dish.
    8. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

    Shrimp and Zucchini Linguine


    • 8 oz whole wheat linguine
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
    • 2 small zucchini, diced
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
    • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


    1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
    2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
    3. Add the shrimp, garlic, and red pepper flakes, and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until pink and cooked through.
    4. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
    5. Add the diced zucchini to the skillet and cook for 5-7 minutes, or until tender.
    6. Season the zucchini with salt and pepper to taste.
    7. Add the cooked pasta, shrimp, and chopped parsley to the skillet and toss to combine.
    8. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese.

    The Conclusion

    Pizza and pasta don’t have to be off-limits when you’re trying to lose weight – in fact, they can be an enjoyable and satisfying part of your diet. These 10 recipes offer a variety of flavors and ingredients to keep your taste buds happy.

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