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7 Healthier Alternatives to The Potato Chip


Photo Credit: Julie Van Rosendaal

If you’re looking for a healthier snacking alternative to the potato chip we have you covered. They’ll be no need to grab that crinkly bag of greasy chips with these easy and healthy options. Perfect for snacking, noshing, parties and even for the big game! With a little taste even the most die hard potato chips fans will be converted. You can find all 7 healthy options after the jump.

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  • Smoky Paprika Parsnip Chips 1 of 7
    Smoky Paprika Parsnip Chips
    These parsnip chips are totally delicious & way better than anything out of a crinkly bag. These smoky, crispy treats will satisfy even the most die-hard, football-watching, potato-chip-eating fan. Double dare them!
    make parsnip chips
  • Kale Chips 2 of 7
    Kale Chips
    Kale chips smell like popcorn & tastes like nutty chips, shattering in your mouth. Don't worry it has none of the tough chew you might associate with kale. Once you go green you won't go back!
    make kale chips
  • Sweet Potato Chips 3 of 7
    Sweet Potato Chips
    Easy cheap and healthy. Who knew! Try these baked sweet potato chips for a change.
    make sweet potato chips
  • Apple Chips 4 of 7
    Apple Chips
    There's no need for oil or deep-frying with these apple chips. A bit of sugar & cinnamon and the heat of the oven dries them. They're the perfect portable snack.
    make apple chips
  • Plantain Chips 5 of 7
    Plantain Chips
    You can't ask for anything more in a chip: Sweet, salty crispy and crunchy these plantain chips have it all.
    get the recipe from The Kitchn
  • Taro Chips 6 of 7
    Taro Chips
    Not familiar with Taro? It looks like a crazy 3rd cousin removed of the potato. Once you've peeled it, it reveals a beautiful creamy flesh patterned with thin purple lines. When baked it turns into the perfect chip.
    get the recipe from Chow
  • Carrot Chips 7 of 7
    Carrot Chips
    Have a vegetable peeler? Good, it's the only tool you'll need to make these delicious crispy and crunchy carrot chips.
    get the recipe from Chow

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