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5 Crispy Veggie Chips That Go Way Beyond Kale

April 9, 2024
Courtesy of Sugar Free Londoner

Sometimes when you want a snack, nothing but the crunch of chips will do. But breaking into a crinkly bag of store-bought potato chips rarely leaves us feeling our best. We all know about kale chips, but there other a few ways to enjoy veggie chips. From brussels sprouts to butternut squash, these chips offer a healthy twist on a classic snack. They’re also packed with nutrients and easy to make, so they’re truly perfect for snacktime.

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1. Brussels Sprouts Chips

Brussels sprout chips

Courtesy of Nom Nom Paleo

Forget soggy Brussels sprouts — with just a touch of olive oil and seasoning, they transform into a crispy, delicious snack that’s perfect for munching in between meals. Plus, this cousin to broccoli and cauliflower is a great source of fiber, vitamins C and K, and more.

Try this recipe from Nom Nom Paleo.

2. Baked Turnip Chips

Turnip chips

Courtesy of The Lemon Bowl

Turnips aren’t known for being the most exciting vegetables — but turn one into chip form, and it gets a whole, crunchy new life. These baked veggie chips look and taste like their potato counterparts, but with about one-third the carbs. 

Try this recipe from The Lemon Bowl.

3. Collard Green Chips

Collard green chips

Courtesy of The VGN Way

Move over kale, there’s a new leafy chip in town. If you’re used to soft, braised collards, or collards as a tortilla alternative, you’ll love these nutrient-packed leaves in chip form. 

Try this recipe from The VGN Way.

4. Butternut Squash Chips

Butternut squash chips

Courtesy of Sugar Free Londoner

A little sweet, a little savory, and oh-so-crunchy, butternut squash chips are a satisfying snack that’s sure to be a hit with the whole family. A sprinkling of chili powder or paprika adds a nice savory edge.

Try this recipe from Sugar Free Londoner.

5. Carrot Chips

Carrot chips

Courtesy of Hungry Happens

Thinly sliced, nestled into Parmesan shred, and baked until crisp, carrots make a crunchy, flavorful chip. They’re delicious on their own, but they’d also be super-tasty with a whipped cottage cheese dip. 

Try this recipe from Hungry Happens.

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