When kale first came on the scene, we couldn’t get enough — especially since it made for great low-carb chips that we could eat all day every day. The problem is we did eat them all day every day, and now we’re totally over them.
Thankfully, there are other ways to satisfy our cravings for a crunchy, salty snack that don’t involve giving in to the cheap thrills of a bag of potato chips. There are a ton of wholesome veggie chip recipes that you can whip up at home — creative food bloggers are making chips out of everything from zucchini to mushrooms and even spinach.
1. Brussels sprouts
Brussels sprouts often get a bad rap but they do make amazing chips. Turn any brussels hater into a lover with this easy Roasted Brussels Sprouts Chip recipe.
2. Salt and vinegar zucchini chips
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Craving the zingy taste of salt and vinegar chips? These delicious Salt & Vinegar Zucchini Chips will satisfy your taste buds in a healthy, low-carb manner.
3. Chili spiced sweet potato
Sweet potatoes are a natural stand-in for regular white potatoes, and they can be flavored any way you want. Try these Chili Spiced Sweet Potato Chips with Greek Yogurt Blue Cheese Dip.
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Want something a little more exotic? Sprinkle some garam masala on Eggplant Chips and then dip them into some Cilantro Mint Raita for a delicious Indian-inspired snack.
5. Radish chips
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Roasted radishes are the new darling of the low carb world, and they make great chips too. Try this Baked Radish Chip recipe for a healthy treat.
6. Spinach chips
If you’re sick of kale chips, why not make Spinach Chips instead? Grab yourself a bag of baby spinach and get snacking!
7. Mushroom chips
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Love the earthy taste of mushrooms? Slice them up, brush them with oil and oven bake them for some delicious Mushroom Chips.
8. Chili roasted beets
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Beets are seriously good for you and full of all sorts of antioxidants. Roasting thinly sliced beets brings out all the best flavor so try your hand at these Chili Roasted Beet Chips.
9. Garlic parmesan yellow squash
If zucchini makes great chips, then surely any summer squash can too. This recipe for Garlic Parmesan Yellow Squash Chips sounds delicious!
10. Baked butternut squash
And while we’re talking about squash, how about some Crispy Baked Butternut Squash chips?
11. Tomato chips
Proof positive that any vegetable can be cooked until crispy, and sometimes you don’t even need an oven. These Tomato Chips are made fast and easy in your microwave!
12. Green bean chips
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Long skinny green beans make for long, skinny snacking. You won’t be able to get enough of these Crispy Green Bean Chips.
13. Broccoli chips
Did you know that roasted broccoli gets deliciously crisp? Turn it into a healthy snack alternative with this Roasted Broccoli Chip recipe.
14. Carrot and parsnip chips
Carrots, along with their paler cousins, parsnips, can also make wonderful chips. This recipe for Cumin Spice Carrot and Parsnip Chips is sure to please and takes only 10 minutes in the oven.
15. Turnip chips
Have you ever eaten turnips? Well now you will want to with these easy Baked Turnip Chips.
16. Cabbage chips
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Yup, even leafy cabbage is being turned into great snacking material. These Almond Butter Cabbage Chips are full of great flavor.
17. Root vegetable chips
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Want a really eye-catching healthy snack? Grab all of those root veggies, the turnips and parsnips and beets and roast them together for some lovely Root Vegetable Chips with Buttermilk Parsley Dipping Sauce.
Originally published February 2015. Updated July 2017.