Garlic Basil Grilled Flatbread

1 large or 2 small flatbread pieces. You can also use pita.

1.5 TBSP fresh chopped organic sweet basil

2 tsp fresh minced organic garlic

1/4 tsp sea salt

fresh ground pepper

1.5 TBSP Organic olive oil

Combine above and spread over the flatbread


thinly sliced tomatoes

can add: diced chicken, pepperoni, arugula, bell pepers


Full fat mozerella

Fresh mozzarella thinly sliced

Parmesan or or asiago.

Very slightly cover the top with a combination of the above cheeses

Drizzle with Modena Balsamic Vinegar



Preheat grill to 400 degrees.. this is very important

Reduce the section you are grilling the flatbread to medium heat around 325 degrees.

Place the flatbread directly on that section and close the lid. Check in 3 minutes, making sure the bottom does not burn.

Cook until cheese is melted, bottom is brown and the bread should become crispy

Remove from heat, let cool 2 minutes then cut



Karen Redmond received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and a Masters Degree of Science in Health and Fitness Promotion from Marymount University. She has been working in the health and fitness field for 20 years. She is a Master CHEK Practitioner and Holistic Health and Lifestyle Coach. Currently she is studying with Guy Voyer, D.O. studying Osteopathy in the Soma Training and Soma Therapy and ELDOA Programs. Karen is the owner of North Shore Smart Bodies located in Northbrook, Illinois. Specializing in corrective exercise, holistic lifestyle and nutrition coaching, she sees a wide range of clients including those with orthopedic injuries and back pain. Karen enjoys working with runners and endurance athletes of all levels and all distances. She does blood lactate threshold testing, gait analysis and a musculoskeletal evaluation on all clients. Karen then develops a customized program with myofascial stretching, ELDOAS, stability and strength training. She also works with pre/post natal clients, golfers and other athletes. Karen is a competitive runner and enjoys racing distances from 5k to half marathons.

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