Amjad Khalid’s Dough Central Connects People Through Food

Food connects us all. It connects us to each other, to our own pasts and

identities/memories, and to the larger world around us. We can think of these

connections as going both inwards and outwards, so that food can take us into

exploring ourselves as well as the impact that we as individuals might have on other

people, economies, ecologies, and society. Food has been our basic language and the

reason the world connects. It lights up our mood when we are sharing a meal with our

loved ones. It’s a way we have shared foods throughout history and it’s a language that

connects us all. No matter what language we speak Hindi, Chinese, or English we can

stir the pot and cook something that we can all enjoy. Sharing foods and recipes is the

common language we all understand, even dating back in our history when people

were trading

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pizza, cookie dough and chips

Who’s ready for summer? Follow along with our “Summer Slim Down” series, which launched last week, to help you refresh your wellness routine. This week, we’re tackling one very important topic: cravings! We asked you at home what foods you’ve been dreaming about during quarantine and based on your (overwhelming amount of) responses, I’ve health-ified and lightened up a few super-popular requests: Barbecue Chicken Pizza, Potato Chips and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. Trust me, these lighter renditions will not disappoint!

Joy Bauer
Joy Bauer

If you have a love affair with barbecue chicken pizza, you are going to flip for this perfect pie. This recipe has all the classic saucy and cheesy flavors you crave piled on top of a cracker-like thin crust. It’s an absolute breeze to make, it’s super light (go ahead and enjoy two pies if you want) and requires only a few simple ingredients.

Get the recipe here

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