Who doesn’t love crispy chips or fries dunked in their favorite dip? I’ve rounded-up 15 healthy alternatives to potato chips that will satisfy your need to crunch and sneak fruits and vegetables into your diet too!
I feel as though I’m laying out my case for a chip obsession! Below you’ll find 15 different fruits and vegetables made into chips or fries plus a few other chip-like munchies. Most are from The Dinner-Mom site and all but one are vegetarian and gluten-free. I’ve also gathered some recipes from around the web that are on my bucket list to make. 🙂
15 Healthy Alternatives to Potato Chips
None of these require special equipment (although I feel like a good candidate for a dehydrator!)
It takes a bit of patience to bake fruits and veggies to perfection in a standard oven. Naturally, I had to give the microwave a try!
My fascination with homemade vegetable chips began with sweet potatoes. These chips are hearty enough to withstand a little dipping!
When beets bake in the oven, they sweeten and become oh so good! They’re pretty too,
Kale chips also make a wonderful, crunchy salad topper.
Fruit chips, such as the apple chips, would be perfect for dessert nachos!
6- Pear Chips
Dip these in chocolate. The end.
Cheesy goodness that stands alone and is a nice accompaniment to soups and salads.
8- Carrot Fries
I’ve only just begun the venture into the world of vegetable “fries.” These don’t taste like fries. But, they sure are tasty, especially dipped in a yogurt dill sauce.
It’s easy to eat your greens when they’re baked in cheese!
So many options, so little time. Sigh.
More innovative and healthy alternatives to potato chips from the blogosphere:
10- Brussel Sprouts Chips by Eating Rules
11- Maple Cinnamon Parsnip Chips by My Whole Food Life
12- Healthy Baked Carrot Chips by A Spicy Perspective
13- Healthy Baked Plantain Chips 4 Ways by This Mama Cooks
14- Cinnamon Sugar Radish Chips from Pinch of Yum
15- Butternut Squash Fries by My Fussy Eater
Enjoy and Happy Munching!