Love A Salty Crunch? Top 10 Ideas for Replacing Chips
July 8, 2014 5 Comments
Everyone has their favorite treat. I happen to love potato chips.
A reader sent me an e-mail asking for ideas to help her stop eating them. Fortunately, I had thought a lot about this topic.
My first line of defense for overindulging has been to buy Cape Cod 40% Reduced Fat Kettle Cooked Chips. For one serving of 140 calories, you can eat 19 chips. I like the flavor and the crunch (and they taste the same to me as regular chips).
BUT, this reader wanted to move on from potato chips and I hear her. I like to crunch on vegetables whenever possible when eating a snack but raw vegetables aren’t enough to satisfy a potato chip craving.
Some of the ideas below take a little more work than opening a bag of chips, but it is worth it for your health, right?
- Sliced cucumbers with salt on the side for sprinkling
- Carrot sticks and hummus
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What do you eat instead of potato chips? Please share.
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