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Personalized Pizzas

Who doesn't love pizza? It's fun to eat and it's fun to make at home. Keep your pizza healthy by using a whole-wheat crust, lots of veggies and reduced-fat cheese. You can make the process as easy or as difficult as your cooking skills allow. If you don't want to make dough from scratch, pick up some premade dough at the grocery store. Many local pizzerias will sell you dough at a cheap price, too. Same goes for the sauce. Think about making a couple of large pizzas for the whole family to enjoy, or make smaller-sized personal pies so everyone can create their own.

Cut up your favorite veggies -- bell peppers, olives, broccoli, whatever -- into strips and rings. For low-fat protein, buy some turkey pepperoni. Spread the sauce over your dough or crust, leaving room on the edges of the pie. Sprinkle on some cheese. Next, use the veggies and pepperoni to make silly faces or other fun shapes on the pie. Try using pepperoni or olives for eyes, pepper strips for noses and mouths, pepper rings for curly hair or glasses and broccoli or julienned carrots for hair.

Bake according to the crust's directions and soon you'll have your own personal pizza masterpiece.