So, I’m sure you’ve eaten sweet potatoes more times that you can count. You’ve boiled them, baked them, microwaved them, mashed them… BUT have you ever chipped them? Er, well perhaps that’s what we’ll call this method. We’re changing it up and creating homemade sweet potato chips today! This gives you just another option when you see those sweet potatoes pop up on your nutrition plan over and over again. What’s even better? I’m going to provide you with a few different flavor options so your taste buds can do the happy dance (this dance of choice is up to you).
There are so many ways to season sweet potato chips so I decided on three of my favorite varieties. Be creative, people, and have some fun using your favorite seasonings to come up with your very own varieties!
Keeping our bodies in shape is hard work…and yes it absolutely does mean making sacrifices when it comes to the foods that we choose to eat! However, the key is to still enjoy the foods that you love by simply recreating them into a healthy version. That’s what I’m here for! I’ll take the guesswork away from you and bring you new recipes each and every week! It’s all about being creative with good-for-you foods! As my trademark proclaims, I will always do my best to deliver to you: 100% Taste, 0% Guilt! It’s all here for you and ready to go. Each Alli’s Slim Pickins recipe provides detailed ingredients, nutritional information, and step-by-step instructions on how to prepare each mouth-watering meal! Come on, let’s make it happen…
Sweet Potato Chips
(see below for 3 flavor variations!)
How to Prepare
1. Preheat oven to 400 F
2. Lightly coat sheet pan/cookie sheet with cooking spray. Set aside.
3. Slice sweet potatoes as thin as possible (approx 1/8 inch thick).
4. Toss sweet potato slices with oil and salt in a large bowl.
5. Place potato slices in a single layer on the sheet pan and bake until crispy, about 25 minutes, flipping once halfway through baking. Enjoy!
Three of Alli’s Favorite Variations of Her Sweet Potato Chips
Prepare as directed above, except add the following ingredients to the bowl in step #4: 2 tsp Crystal Light Orange drink mix, 1 TB sesame seeds, ¼ tsp light soy sauce.
(ADDS approx. 15 calories per serving).
Prepare as directed above, except add the following ingredients to the bowl in step #4: 1 tsp vanilla extract, 1 tsp cinnamon, ½ tsp nutmeg, 1-2 packet(s) stevia.
(ADDS approx 5 calories per serving).
Prepare as directed above, except add the following ingredients to the bowl in step #4: 4 TB reduced fat parmesan cheese, ½ tsp ea: garlic powder/rosemary/thyme.
(ADDS approx 15 calories per serving).
100% TASTE, 0% GUILT