Replace Those Potato Chips! {the REAL food way}

Replace Those Potato Chips with Real Food! |

Last month, I decided my go-to side of potato chips needed a revamp, so I did what all modern homemakers do when they have a question…

I asked on my Facebook page!

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I got so many GREAT ideas, I thought I’d share them here!  (I added some links to help give you a visual.  There are affiliate links in this post.)


Dried fruit

Popcorn (try it with some natural flavorings!)

Nuts (almonds, walnuts, peanuts, etc)


Ideas from Kitchen Stewardship’s Healthy Snacks on the Go

Stacy’s Pita Chips (or make your own pita chips!)

Make your own potato chips in the oven or microwave.  (Pampered Chef has a potato chip maker or you can use your oven or your own dehydrator)

Dehydrate salted slices of sweet potato, squash and zucchini or beets (also try these with olive oil and other seasonings or cinnamon on the sweet potatoes!)

Make kale chips (you can season these too!)

Dehydrate apple & banana chips

Plantain Chips

Cubed cheese

Cheese Crisps


Mini rice cakes

Pretzels (or Pretzel Crisps)

Check out the snacks listed on 100 Days of Real Food (I really like this site!)

Veggie chips like the ones shown above (or make your own in the oven!)

Crackers (regular or gluten free)

English cucumbers with Irish cheese

Green Bean Chips

Dried Okra Chips


Laughing Cow Cheese

Hard boiled eggs

Slices of bacon

ak-mak Crackers

Greek yogurt

Food Should Taste Good Chips


Snap peas

Wasa Crackers

Non GMO Corn chips & homemade salsa

Veggie Straws

Sunflower seeds



Granola bars

Spiced Nuts

Real Food Power Balls

Lentil Crackers

Seaweed Chips

Cheat Thins

Roasted Chickpeas

Homemade Gluten Free Chex Mix

Make your own Crackers or Crackers or Crackers!

 And if all else fails…

go ahead and eat potato chips, in moderation, of course. 😉

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