Easy Healthy Snack Alternative
Whenever you think about eating healthy or dieting, what's the one thing that stops you?
For a lot of people, the one thing that ruins diets is snacking! Snacking through the day may seem harmless, but unhealthy options can ruin the healthy meals you're spending time and money on making. Some people tend to limit themselves when they're dieting with protein deficient meals, which lead to finding yourself hungry throughout the day and reaching for unhealthy options!
With so many healthy snack alternatives out there, now is the time to get smart on how you snack! "Potato Chips" should just be potatoes - right?! Think again! Average chips you grab from the store are filled with harmful ingredients more detrimental to your health than you might think! Here's what those chips that you can't put down can lead to...
- Weight Gain: Chips are high in fat and calories, with extremely low nutrition levels. These potatoes are heavily fried in oil that educes the general vegetable benefits and leaves them nutrition less and saturated.
- Low Nutrition: Chips are typically low in vitamins and minerals, and they tend to displace things in your diet that are higher in nutrients. Snacks should be mini boosts throughout the day to compliment your healthy lifestyle, not binges of fat filled substances.
- High Cholesterol: The sodium content in chips can seriously negatively impact your cardiovascular health! High levels of sodium commonly in chips can increase blood pressure leaving to serious heart consequences like heart attacks
We know it can be hard to totally give up a food you love to munch on, so what if we told you that you could make your own healthy version? Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is all about swapping ingredients simply, not totally cutting things out (limitation is how diets fail!).
That's why were giving you our favorite recipe to make some delicious chips with just potatoes, pink salt and olive oil! It's as easy as that!
With just 3 ingredients, whip up this delicious healthy snack!
Preheat your oven to 425. Thinly slice potatoes and place on oiled baking sheet. We used both white and purple potatoes!
Place baking sheet in oven for around 30-35 minutes.
Take potato chips out of oven and allow to cool.
Toss in olive oil, pink salt, and pepper - ENJOY!
Whipping up this recipe will seriously change the way you eat! Not only is this recipe soooo easy, its delicious too! All of your family members will love it and it's a great way to take a usual unhealthy snack and make it so beneficial and good for your health! Yup - these are seriously good for you and a great complimentary snack to your healthy lifestyle.
Using real potatoes and simple ingredients like olive oil gives you benefits because they're packed with nutrients and incredibly filling! Instead of accidentally eating the whole bag of chips (it's okay, we've been there too!), these healthy chips actually fill you up! Check out the full recipe here or watch our video below!
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