Looking for an easy no-bake dessert the whole family will love? You'll love this healthy fruit pizza with cream cheese. It's one of the tastiest healthy summer desserts out there!
Pizza for dessert?! Yes! This Flatout pizza recipe is light and sweet, thanks to the whipped cream cheese and fruit toppings. Make this fruit pizza with cream cheese tonight for the whole family to enjoy.
Disclosure: This blog post is sponsored by Flatout. All opinions are my own, of course (and as always)!
I have a gigantic sweet tooth. But as a registered dietitian, I aim to make dessert on the healthy side. So I started playing around in the kitchen to whip up a dessert pizza that also delivers a dose of nutrition.
I decided to make my healthy dessert pizza using a Flatout Artisan Thin Pizza Crust. The bread is now one of three varieties of Flatout flatbreads endorsed by Weight Watchers for between 2 and 4 SmartPoints values. The others are Flatout Light flatbreads and Flatout ProteinUp CarbDown flatbreads.
Each Flatout pizza crust is just 130 calories and 4 SmartPoints values—and delivers 12 percent of the daily value for satiating protein.
How to make fruit pizza? To make the dessert flatbread, I first toasted the pizza crust in the oven to give it a nice crisp. Then I whipped up a pizza base with light whipped cream cheese, flavored with orange zest and just a little bit of honey. And then to finish off the healthy fruit pizza, I piled on the toppings: lots of fruit (which are freebies on the Weight Watchers plan)!
And there you have it: a nutritious dessert. Each piece of this Flatout Fruit Pizza is only 100 calories or 4 SmartPoints values. In addition to being yummy, the easy fruit pizza also provides protein, which helps keep hunger at bay.
This fruit pizza with cream cheese took less than 15 minutes to make. So it's easy enough to whip up for dessert (I may be making this fruit flatbread creation for my boyfriend and I tonight!)—yet fancy enough to serve at a party.
This healthy fruit pizza would also make a great afternoon snack for the kiddos. It takes just minutes to make and is colorful like a rainbow!
If you love this flatbread fruit pizza with cream cheese, you'll also want to give these flatbread recipe ideas a taste:
1 Flatout Rustic White Artisan Thin Pizza Crust
3/4 cup light whipped cream cheese
1 tsp orange zest, divided
1/2 tsp honey
1/2 cup blueberries
6 strawberries, de-stemmed and quartered
1 kiwi, peeled and sliced
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Heat Flatout pizza crust on a nonstick baking sheet for 5 minutes, then cool. Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, 1/2 teaspoon orange zest, and honey in a small bowl. Use a knife to spread cream cheese mixture onto pizza crust. Then top with blueberries, and strawberry and kiwi slices. Garnish with remaining orange zest, and slice. Serves 6.
SmartPoints (R) value per serving: 4
Nutritional information per serving: Cal: 100 Fat: 5 g Sat fat: 0.5 g Pro: 4 g Carbs: 12 g Sugar: 4 g Fiber: 2 g Chol: 20 mg Sod: 140 mg
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