Please Pass the Pita!

Josephs Flax, oat bran, and whole wheat pita!

Healthy Taco Option - Say goodbye to the tortilla and hello to the pita!
I recently joined my local Weight Watchers group and have been trying to make a conscious effort to eat better with the added benefit of losing weight.  When you have been eating a certain way for 47 years, it’s hard to just toss out all your bad eating habits.  But with the awesome support and knowledge that the Weight Watchers groups provide, I am learning that it is a daily process and there are so many amazing {healthy} things that you can eat.

At my last meeting, I was made aware of Josephs flax, oat bran, and whole wheat flour pita.  I am very picky when it comes to my carbs.  I hate some of the “healthy diet” bread because they are super thin and taste like cardboard, not that I personally know what cardboard tastes like, but I imagine that is what it would be like.  So when I learned of this magical pita, I had to find it and here’s why:  it’s packed with protein and fiber, is an excellent source of Omega-3, and is only 60 calories (or 1 Weight Watchers Smart Point).  Compare this to one flour taco shell and it’s a no brainer which one you should get!
I wasn’t really sure what to make with it when I bought it but I was inspired to create a taco pizza.  Since making my taco pizza, I figured you can use it for a variety of meals; tuna pita, scrambled eggs, chicken salad, any other kind of pizza, and veggie salads to name a few.
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Taco Pita Pizza

Taco Pita Pizza using Josephs flax, oat bran and whole wheat flour. 1 WW SP

I spread some taco sauce on the bottom of the pita and added my taco meat, onion, tomato and a sprinkling of cheese.  I toasted it in my toaster oven until the pita was a little crispy.  When it was toasted to perfection, I added some lettuce and sour cream and just a dab more taco sauce.  My taco pita pizza was 11 Weight Watcher Smart Points, but I know I can lower that by decreasing the meat portion size (I really did have too much on it), and switching to fat-free sour cream.  By making that switch, this tasty dinner would be sitting right around 8 points.
I know I’ll be using these pitas more often.  What would you use your pita for?
healthier taco option using a pita weight watcher friendly