Marathon Training Cravings – Papa John’s Gluten-Free Crust Pizza

This has been a hectic, busy, and stressful summer for me. Not only am I eating more pizza than ever, I’m training to run my first marathon this November in NYC! Since I’m working out and burning more calories than ever, the “runger” has been intense.

When I heard about Papa John’s Ancient Grains Gluten-Free Crust Pizza, I thought, “Healthier pizza that can fill my cravings during my training? Sign me up!” The gluten free crust is thin, crispy, and made of ancient grains that include sorghun, teff, amaranth, and quinoa. Do I know what those grains are? No. Do they make for a good gluten-free crust? Yep!

Less crust = less calories = less risk of marathon training weight gain. AND, I still get to eat yummy pizza and fulfill my cravings. Thanks Papa John, I don’t know what I’d do without you.

Try a Papa John’s New Gluten-Free Crust Pizza with 2 toppings for $9.99 by using promo code GLTN2T! Click here to order!

Once you try the pizza, reach out to me on Twitter or Instagram, let me know what you think, and use #PJGlutenFreeCrust!

The Townshend – Quincy, MA

Recently, I was invited to visit The Townshend in Quincy and try out a bunch of their food and drinks. The Townshend located right in Quincy Center across from the T station, and I had no problem finding street parking on a Tuesday. That’s a win right off of the bat. Inside the space isn’t huge, but has a great bar and room to accommodate large parties if need be. We posted up at a high top table and got ready for a king’s feast.

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Village Pizza of Wethersfield – Wethersfield, CT

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If you grew up in Connecticut, you probably grew up on Greek pizza. It doesn’t get the same amount of hype as New Haven style pizza, but it’s got as much of a place in people’s hearts. Every town seems to have a Greek pizza restaurant, and it was all I wanted at every birthday party as mine of a kid. While I was in CT for a short visit last weekend, I made sure to swing by Village Pizza in Wethersfield to pick up some Greek pizza to bring home. It’s just not the same in Boston!

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The KFC Chizza Makes Me Feel Sad

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As if there wasn’t enough to be sad about in the world, KFC came out with a “chizza” recently. I didn’t want to address them, but then my friend Vincent from Taste of Massachusetts tagged me in a screenshot of KFC’s tweet, and it made me feel things. Things like: mad, sad, awkward, disappointed, and scammed.

I guess, hypothetically, if I were an executive at Yum! Brands, and my job was to come up with gimmicky new food products, combining KFC’s fried chicken and pizza is an okay idea.

First, I guess we need to break down exactly what a chizza is in the first place.

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Eat, Drink, Bachelor: Week 7 – Real Good Pizza

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Boston just got another snowstorm, so with it being super gross out and having a work from home day, I wasn’t too keen on cooking a whole new meal. That’d involve going to the grocery store so noooo thanks. Thankfully though, I have a bunch of Real Good Pizzas in the fridge, and I’ve nailed the art of cooking them. It takes a little while, but I cook two of them in the oven for 18 minutes at 425 degrees, and then heat them up on the stove top for a few extra minutes. This makes sure that the crust (which is made of chicken!) is as close to resembling carbs as possible. Add some wine and a touch of garlic salt, and voilà – I’m ready to snuggle on the couch and recap The Bachelor.

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