Chef Jason Shows us a Healthy Way to Make Pizza!


Do you love pizza, but hate the calories? Then try this healthy alternative! Brought to you by Chef Jason Hisley in conjunction with Medifast as part of The Front Burner™ series, this pizza will satisfy your pizza craving and get you all the veggies you need for a healthy diet. Watch the video and then follow the recipe below to make your own.

Spinach, Tomato, and Turkey Pizza
2 Servings. Per serving: 1 Lean, 3 Green, and 2 Condiments.


  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 5 ounces of 95-97% lean ground turkey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (4 oz) part-skim shredded mozzarella
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ¼ tsp Italian seasonings—or about 1/8 tsp each of basil and oregano
  • ¾ cup thinly sliced mushrooms
  • ¾ cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach


  1. Preheat oven to 450° F.
  2. Steam cauliflower till tender, then mash.
  3. Cook ground turkey in a non-stick pan until done. Set aside and keep warm.
  4. To make the crust, combine the egg, ½ cup (2 ounces) cheese, mashed cauliflower, garlic, and Italian seasonings in a medium mixing bowl.
  5. Spread mixture evenly on a non-stick, 9-inch round pizza pan or baking sheet.
  6. Bake 20 minutes and remove from oven. Switch oven to a low broil setting.
  7. Top crust with tomatoes, remaining mozzarella, spinach, and cooked turkey.
  8. Return pizza to oven and broil until crust and cheese have slightly browned, about 10 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool two to three minutes before cutting and serving.

Chef Jason is the owner and executive chef of La Cakerie as well as a Medifast weight-loss success story! He stars in our exciting new video recipe series, The Front Burner™.

Hallie Falquet Sovesky

Author: Hallie Falquet Sovesky

As a member of the social media marketing team, Hallie got her start here as a nutrition counselor at a Medifast Weight Control Center. She is now the face behind the Medifast and Take Shape For Life social media accounts. Nothing makes her happier than a few “likes,” a couple of retweets, and baby animal videos on YouTube. Just don’t tell her that social media is a fad. #hashtag


  1. How much of this is a serving??

  2. How much of this is a single serving?

  3. Could this be made for just starting the program? Wondering about the cheese?lori

    • Hallie Falquet Sovesky

      Yes! You can have cheese as a Meatless Option. Check out this list to see portion sizes for cheese to fit into your Lean & Green:

      • Hallie, the lean & green list you have attached is an old list. The updated list in on he Medifast website.

        • Hallie Falquet Sovesky

          Oops! Thanks so much Mary! I now have the updated list, here it is for anyone else who needs it:

  4. Sounds fantastic! Will definitely try!

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