Women love to snack, but even if she eats healthy snacks, sometimes the cravings for potato chips can make eating healthy snacks very hard. Potato chips can have a lot of fat, but there are healthy alternative chips that can get rid of that potato chip craving. There are 7 healthy alternatives to potato chips that are just as tasty, but are a lot healthier and a good choice for a woman watching her fat intake and weight.
Kale looks like lettuce, but has a lot more nutrients than the main ingredient in salad. Kale can be turned into chips by taking the leaves, sprinkling them with a little salt, pepper, and vegetable oil.
Kale is high in calcium, and iron, and is easy on the stomachs of women who have issues with digestion and are prone to ulcers. The kale leaves only take 10 to 15 minutes to bake in the oven, and the chips are fast to bake and tasty to eat.
Sweet potatoes can be peeled, sliced, and turned into delicious chips.
The pieces can be seasoned with anything from sea salt to garlic, and the chips take between 20 and 30 minutes to bake.
Carrots are a source of vitamin A, which is good for the eyes and the skin. To turn carrots into chips, they need to be sliced as thinly as possible, and put into an oven for 45 minutes.
Women have a choice of adding garlic and rosemary to make them spicy or adding cinnamon and sugar to make the chips come out sweet.
Apples are considered very healthy, and the thin sliced apple is already sweet without adding anything to it in terms of seasoning.
However, apple chips can take a very long time to bake, and have to be in the oven for at least two hours in order to become chips. To make apple chips a great fall snack, women can add a little sprinkle or nutmeg and cinnamon.
Banana chips are full of healthy potassium, which is good for the muscles of the body and can also keep the heart healthy.
Bananas do not need any seasoning, and need to be cooked in the oven for 90 minutes in order to become chips. For a healthy snack, women can dip the chips in Greek yogurt.
Mango is fruit so the chips made from them are high in vitamin C.
To make mango chips, the sliced mango has to be cooked in the oven for a little over an hour, but for women who are diabetic, these chips are high in natural sugar.
Pita is a low calorie alternative to bread and used in sandwiches. The bread can be cut into triangles and baked in the oven for 20 minutes in order to make them into crispy chips.
Once the chips are baked, they can be used with light low fat flavored cream cheese or humus, which is also considered a health food.