Pizza, the quintessential American-Italian dish, is touted by some as a major contributor to the over-weight crisis that is set to overwhelm the healthcare system at some point. Amazingly, you can get a similar taste with healthier replacement ingredients. You may be surprised how much you like this virtual pizza, so it will be important to practice portion control.


  • 12 English muffin halves (or 12 slices garlic-sourdough bread if not too many holes in the slices) toasted to light brown
  • 2 cups tomato sauce, preferably low sodium
  • 1 can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 recipe of Taylor’s Vegan Ranch Dressing
  • Add more toppings, if desired (e.g., sliced artichoke hearts, mushrooms, Pine nuts, chunks of pineapple).


Heat tomato sauce in a sauce pan until hot.

Place slices of toast or English muffins on two cookie sheets.

Spread 2 Tbsp hot tomato sauce on each slice.

Divide olives among the slices. Add any other toppings as desired.

If desired, place slices/muffins in the oven preheated to 475 degrees F for five minutes and then remove.

Dribble 1 Tbsp Ranch Dressing on each slice.


Place cookie sheets of virtual pizzas on the table and enjoy.

Serve with any type of salad or soup, as desired.