Are you craving potato chips? Want something crunchy and sweet? If so, make your own chips at home! Paleo baked sweet potato chips are rich in complex carbs and fiber, with just a few calories per serving. They taste just as good as and even better than regular chips.
This snack is crispy, tasty, and low in calories. It’s ideal for lunch, as a snack, or for feeding large crowds. If you have guests and your fridge is empty, you can make these treats within minutes. Everyone will love their flavor! They have all the deliciousness of potato chips, but without the extra sugar and trans fats.
Sweet potatoes are healthy and full of flavor. One has only 112 calories and 26 grams of carbs. It also provides two grams of protein, 0.1 grams of fat, 3.9 grams of fiber, and a whopping 368 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A. The same amount delivers 15 percent of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin B6, eight percent of the recommended intake of magnesium, and five percent of the recommended dose of vitamin C.
Due to their low calorie and low fat content, sweet potatoes are a dieter’s best friend. They keep you full between meals, regulate blood sugar, and protect your body from free radicals. These starches are high in beta carotene and other antioxidants that support eyesight, slow down aging, and fight inflammation. Compared to white potatoes, they are more nutritious and have fewer carbs. On top of that, they go well with most herbs and spices, and can be used in both sweet and salty recipes.
- 2 sweet potatoes, sliced
- 2 tsp dried thyme or rosemary
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Smoked paprika (optional)
- Peel the sweet potatoes and slice them.
- Place them into a baking tray lined with parchment paper
- Sprinkle olive oil and spices all over
- Bake the sweet potato chips for about 30 minutes
- Test with the tip of a knife to see of they're ready