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Healthy Chips Recipes You Would Not Want To Miss Out On

Chips are the go-to evening snack for most people. Whether we pair it up with delicious sandwiches or a savory dip, nothing can take away its charm. Serving it with some spread on a casual game night will make you the star of the show. However, their crispy, crunchy, and usually salty nature lures kids towards them. But unfortunately, store-bought chips do not offer the best health benefits. Since they are deep-fried, they are home to a load of calories and unhealthy fats. So, most people miss out on its deliciousness due to no health benefits. 

Healthy chips are a homemade alternative to unhealthy store-bought deep-fried chips. We prepare these chips using healthy foods, like potatoes, apples, beets, and many more. These chips are nutritious and delicious and prepared using baking, air-frying, and dehydrating methods. So, choosing to try out homemade chips instead of deep-fried ones will be the best decision you make today. 

So, instead of going back to the same old unhealthy chips, switch to this better alternative. This will help you try out something new and fall in love with the different varieties of chips. Due to fewer calories and unhealthy fats present, you will be doing yourself a favor. You can also pair up these healthy chips with your favorite dips, spreads, salsa, and guacamole. So, the endless list of choices will leave you craving for more. 

Some Healthy Chips Recipes You Must Try Out

Go healthy by trying out some of the healthiest chip options. The never-ending choices of chips will surprise you to the very core! Get rid of extra calories and fat by trying out a range of healthy chips made at home. We promise you will not regret it.

From this article, get to know about the most amazing healthy chips recipes. So, by reading about them, you will be keen to try each of them out yourself. 

1. Baked Potato Chips

baked potato chips

When you wonder about the best veggie to make chips with, you get hit with only one name- Potatoes! Now, you can make a healthier version of your favorite potato chips. You can do this by switching from deep-frying to oven-baking. This will give your chips a lot of crunchiness and crispness with less fat. So, you can also play with flavors by tossing your homemade chips in salt or barbeque seasoning. 

Ingredients Required

  1. 1 pound Russet potatoes, sliced into 1/8- inch thick chips
  2. 1 tbsp olive oil
  3. 1/4 tsp salt

Directions To Follow

  1. First, preheat the oven to 450 F. Coat some cooking spray on a baking sheet. 
  2. Take a large bowl and add the sliced potatoes. Continue to coat the potatoes with salt and olive oil until they combine.
  3. Take each potato slice and place them on the baking sheet. 
  4. Place the potato slices in the oven and bake for about 10 to 12 minutes. Keep on going until the chips turn golden-brown in color and appear crunchy. Watch the chips so that they are not overcooked.
  5. Allow the chips to cool. So, serve and enjoy!

2. Baked Tortilla Chips

baked tortilla chips

Who does not love tortillas either in the shape of a taco or wraps? What if we tell you that you can try out another version of delicious tortillas? Yes, you have heard it right! Now turn your favorite tortillas into baked tortilla chips served alongside a salsa. So, these healthy chips are low in calories, making you savor every moment of them. 

Ingredients Required

  1. 4 (7-inch) corn tortillas
  2. Butter-flavored cooking spray
  3. 1/8 tsp salt

Directions To Follow

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F. So, cut each corn tortilla into eight evenly-shaped triangles using a pizza cutter. 
  2. Place all the tortilla triangles on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. 
  3. Sprinkle some salt on the triangles to add a tangy flavor to the tortilla chips. 
  4. Bake them for about 10 minutes or until the triangles turn a little brown near the edges.
  5. Season the tortilla chips with your favorite flavors and pair them up with a dip or salsa. 
  6. Apple Chips

Why can only vegetables have all the fun of being chips? Now use everyone’s favorite fruit- Apples, to get the best chips you have tasted in a while. Apple chips are bound to make a delicious snack for winter too. Dust with cinnamon sugar, and you have got yourself an entire package! Pair these delicious chips with a cup of hot chocolate and experience the taste of Christmas!

Ingredients Required

  1. Two large apples
  2. 1 tbsp corn syrup
  3. 2 tbsp sugar
  4. 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder

Directions To Follow

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 F. Slice 1/8- inch thick apple slices using a sharp knife. 
  2. Pat dry the slices using a paper towel before baking them. This will help in forming the right texture of apple chips and let them turn a little less brown. 
  3. Line all the apple slices on parchment paper used for baking. 
  4. Bake in the same preheated oven for about an hour. After the one hour is up, flip all the slices and bake for an extra hour. 
  5. Set them aside so that they cool down.
  6. Mix the corn syrup with one tablespoon of water. Then, in a separate bowl, mix the sugar and ground cinnamon. Start by brushing each of the apple chips with the corn syrup mixture prepared. Then, dip the coated apple chips in the cinnamon sugar mix. Place them back on the parchment paper. Bake the chips for another hour. Allow the chips to cool. Serve and enjoy!

The Bottom Line

There is no end to the different varieties of healthy chips recipes homemade you can try out. From sweet potatoes to kale, you can use both fruits and vegetables to make the best homemade chips. Try every one of them and choose which one is your absolute favorite. But, it will be a little difficult as you are bound to love each one the same!