Pizza night does not have to be a cheat day with these delicious healthy side dish options for pizza!

If you’re looking for the perfect side dish, the recipes below pack a lot more nutrition than your traditional chicken wings, garlic bread, mozzarella sticks or breadsticks!

I make homemade pizza quite a bit! I usually make our own pizza dough, but will sometimes use a crust mix from the grocery store or a pre-made pizza crust to speed up the process.

When homemade pizza is the main dish, I always try to eat 2 cups of fruits and veggies with it. This was a tip I received from a dietician several years ago. She thought that it was important to eat what you wanted (the pizza), but balance things out with a great side dish or two.

a collage of photos of side dish recipes

Need a fun pizza recipe? I love this Mexican Chicken Flatbread with Elote Sauce!

I think cheesy pizza is perfect with health side dishes that are crunchy and just a bit acidic, so that’s what I’ve included below! 

Whether you’re craving a flavorful salad, crispy roasted vegetables or something easy to throw in your air fryer, you will find the perfect healthy side dishes below for your next pizza party/

15+ Healthy Side Dishes for Pizza

Balance out your pizza with one of these delicious, healthy side dishes!