1. Full serving of veggies
At Francis Scott Key High School in Union Bridge, Md., nutrition staff use pizza to help students get their daily serving of vegetables. In honor of National Nutrition Month, staff partnered with a local hospital to create a flatbread pizza with roasted broccoli, red bell peppers, onions and cauliflower that was served to students for free one day during lunch.
2. Pizza your way
Consumers visiting The Grove Cafe inside Clovis Community Medical Center in Clovis, Calif., can choose from rotating options such as a bacon, mushroom and roasted pepper pizza or build their own personal pizza using toppings including onions, pineapple and Canadian bacon.
3. Student-created toppings
Lewiston High School in Lewiston, Maine, has begun offering a pizza topped with chicken and scratch-made pesto created by students using produce from the school’s garden. The pesto includes spinach, mustard greens, olive oil, lemon juice, Parmesan cheese and garlic.
4. Pizza with a kick
Students at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., can grab a variety of freshly prepared specialty pizzas at the pizza concept inside its main dining hall. Its hot wing pizza features a hot sauce base with marinated chicken, cheese and a ranch dressing drizzle.