Homemade Garden Fresh Pizzas With the Kids

As families these days, it’s harder and harder to find quality time together every week with all the sports, school functions, parties, traveling, and the constant to do list. Why not spend Friday nights at home with the kids and make homemade pizzas? They will love getting involved! It’s fun, a healthy way to eat everyone’s favorite food, plus you’ll be spending time as a family, and the kids will learn how easy it is to make healthy and delicious meals. (Even if you don’t have kids-invite friends over for a “pizza party” make your own, add your favorite toppings, and then share different slices to get an array of tastes and take home recipes we can all act like kids every once in a while. right?)

With fall right around the corner it’s the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the grill as well. So, we made this pizza recipe perfect for the grill. A little secret my friend Debra just recently shared with me. (Make sure to check out her blog too. www.breathelighter.wordpress.com)

My family and I made a fun and not so perfect video on how to make these awesome grilled pizzas. My 3 year-old daughter had a blast, even after almost licking her fingers in the middle of it and if you hear a crunching noise, that’s my 1 year-old smashing his veggie sticks into the high chair!

Remember you can add whatever you like to your pizzas, change-up your toppings, add fun ones like ricotta cheese, asparagus, garlic, and sun-dried tomatoes or combine Brie, prosciutto, and figs-this one is so good! Just remember to have fun and spend time with those you care about most, doing something as simple as mangiare! (eating) Hope you enjoy our little video and recipe. Let me know how your pizzas turn out!


whole wheat pizza dough (frozen), home-made sauce (garlic, tomato paste,oregano, basil, salt, pepper, olive oil, red chilies), shiitake, Cremini, and Hen of the woods mushrooms, Zucchini, tomatoes, spinach, black olives, and fresh basil.

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Kelly Roberts is a Healthy Living Advocate. She is the owner and CEO of Beach Pilates and Wellness and Farm Foodie Fitness. She is a Certified Holistic Health Coach and received her training from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City. Fueled by passion, she founded her holistic health practice, Farm Foodie Fitness. She educates and teaches her clients and the community the life changing benefits of nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. Her practice consists of corporate and private clients from all across the country. Kelly is also the owner of Pilates on the Beach in Ocean City, Maryland and Bethany Beach, Delaware. She offers classes out on the beach for locals and visitors from May to September. She is a Certified Pilates instructor by world renowned Body Arts and Science International. BASI Pilates ®. For the past ten years, she has specialized in Pre and Post-Natal, athletes, rehabilitation, and clients with chronic illness. Kelly also offers private one-on-one sessions, as well as semi-private sessions. Kelly first discovered Pilates twelve years ago after a serious car accident left her with debilitating back and neck pain. She incorporates the Pilates method into her teaching and daily practice to maintain movement, a healthy lifestyle, and to live pain free. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Salisbury University with a concentration in Mass Media. Her passion for nutrition and food lead her to Alissa Cohen, where she studied to become a Certified Raw Chef. She enjoys incorporating raw foods into her diet and sharing her knowledge with her clients, friends, and family. She offers private and group cooking classes, food demos, and has also been a private chef to a number of families. Also a Certified Master Gardener, she understands the importance of fresh, local foods, and knowing where your food comes from. Kelly offers gardening knowledge, advice, and hands on training through community gardens. She also teaches elementary children the benefits of nutrition and how growing your own food through edible school yards. Kelly is also a published author; her fiction novel, "The Road to Chianti" and her summer and winter cookbooks, "Farm Foodie Fitness Homegrown.” She has been featured in Mind Body Green, Charleston Home Magazine, and many other publications. Kelly recently released her first fitness DVD "Beach Pilates and Wellness, Pilates Mat Workout." She also has a successful health, nutrition, fitness, and organic gardening blog. Make sure to check it out! www.farmfoodieandfitness.com. When Kelly is not running businesses she's chasing her two little ones. Contact Kelly to book seminars, demonstrations, book signings, or speaking engagements.

3 thoughts on “Homemade Garden Fresh Pizzas With the Kids


  2. I am so impressed with your video! Your daughter is just adorable and you definitely made it very simple to see that this is a fun cooking project for children. Thank you, too, for the mention. Cooking pizzas on the grill is very new to us, but is such a quick and reliable meal, I’m sure we’ll be grilling all year round! 🙂

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