Every now and then my healthy super powers wear off and I will crave something crunchy. Something crunchy, full of grease and addicting called chips! After Sunday night football I’ve been dying for some!
Instead of going to my local supermarket and paying for a way too big bag filled with only a handful of chips that could arguable be described as crumbs, I decided to make my guilt-free version. You should have already known that because I’m the skinny fat girl. For those of you who don’t get the name, it’s basically fat girl cravings of mine made skinny! Diet is not in my language, eating food and enjoying it however, IS!
I was going to kick this craving in the butt! After burning my first batch from slicing them too thin, I was even more determined to cook these bad boys!
I prepared this recipe in our convection oven, which is also known by my husband and I as an easy bake oven for adults! How I lived so long without one is beyond me!
The best part about making these chips of deliciousness, is being able to make them with whatever flavors you are craving!
Salt and vinegar…
You get it! It’s all possible with seasonings from your own pantry!
OK, let’s stay focused!…
For my chips I did one batch savory with an Italian/peppery blend and the other sweet with coconut oil and cinnamon!
This is very easy and little preparation is required! Make sure you have a mandolin or a tool you can use to make very fine slices!
You will need:
2 medium sweet potatoes (sliced thin, the thinner the crispier!)
seasonings of choice
olive or coconut oil
After you slice your sweet potatoes, spray your foil and lay them close together on your pan or tray. Keep in mind, thy will shrink dramatically in size.
Coat or spray your chips before adding your seasoning.
Place in the oven at 225 degrees for an hour and a half to two hours and let the waiting game begin!
Flip over every 30-35 minutes. Keep an eyeball on your chips. All ovens will cook at different rates. If you are using a regular oven, cooking time might take a bit longer.
If you think they are cooking too fast, just turn down your temperature. Slow and steady baking is key!
When they look done, take them out and let them cool for 5-10 minutes. They will harden and get that crispy texture you were hoping for! If you love kettle chips, you will LOVE these!
This is a fun recipe for all ages! Perfect to prepare on those chilly fall nights, for game day munchies, or as a kid friendly activity to get your little ones baking and involved with making their own healthy snacks! Plus a few extra hands in the kitchen never hurt!
That’s all ladies and gents!
Let me know how yours turned out!