23 Potato-Free Chip Recipes to Knock Out Cravings

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Skip the processed, heavy potato chips and reach for this tasty recipe list instead!

Feeling snacky but need a treat that won’t bring you down? Good news — healthier ingredients like fresh vegetables, fruits, and even nut flours can be transformed into crispy, poppable chips that won’t leave you feeling icky.

We’re talking crave-worthy salt and vinegar zucchini chips and crispy, spiced baked carrot chips. Prefer something indulgent, but low-carb? Try keto bacon chips and guacamole, or crispy, umami mushroom chips.

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If you have a bit of a sweet tooth, there’s simple 3-ingredient coconut chips to munch on, or even simpler, two-ingredient apple chips. We’ve even got novel recipes that use the Instant Pot to crisp up plantain chips, or a one-ingredient prosciutto “chip” that takes barely any effort at all.

This list compiles all the best healthier-for-you potato chip alternatives out there, so dig in.

Bacon Chips and Thick Guacamole Dip


Thick-cut bacon is baked into the perfect “chip”, destined for a big bowl of creamy guacamole. It’s the perfect keto treat.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Bacon Chips and Thick Guacamole Dip

3-Ingredient Coconut Chips

Sweet, nutty, and crunchy, these homemade coconut chips taste way better than anything you can find at the store.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | 3-Ingredient Coconut Chips

Healthy Baked Carrot Chips

Cinnamon and cumin lend these crispy carrot chips a warm flavor profile.

Recipe: A Spicy Perspective | Healthy Baked Carrot Chips

Easy Baked Zucchini Chips

Have some extra zucchini lying around? Whip up these super quick and easy zucchini chips!

Recipe: Sweet C’s Designs | Easy Baked Zucchini Chips

Eggplant Chips

Yes, you can make crisp and savory chips out of an eggplant. Enjoy these fresh for best results.

Recipe: Healthy Recipes | Eggplant Chips

Easy Beet Chips

All you need to whip up these lightly-salted beet chips are some beets, olive oil, salt, and a mandolin.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Easy Beet Chips

DIY Paleo Doritos


Armed with almond meal, flax meal, and some key seasonings, you can make Paleo-friendly cheesy chips in a snap.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | DIY Paleo Doritos

Sea Salt and Lime Spinach Chips

Not sure what to do with a big bag of spinach? Whip up crisp, wafer-thin spinach chips!

Recipe: A Clean Bake | Sea Salt and Lime Spinach Chips

Fiber-Rich Plantain Chips

Green plantains, coconut oil, and Himalayan pink salt are all it takes to make these easy-peasy plantain chips.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Fiber-Rich Plantain Chips

Crispy Mushroom Chips

You’ll love the intense umami flavor that comes out when you crisp up king oyster mushrooms!

Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Crispy Mushroom Chips

Baked Parsnip Chips

Parsnips bake up into rich, crispy chips – all they need is a touch of oil and a sprinkle of sea salt.

Recipe: Beauty and the Foodie | Baked Parsnip Chips

Nacho ‘Cheese’ Kale Chips

These “cheesy” kale chips are everything you love about chips – savory, crisp, and delicious – without the unhealthy additives and high-carb potatoes.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Nacho ‘Cheese’ Kale Chips

Salt and Vinegar Zucchini Chips

Do you love the addictive tanginess of salt and vinegar chips? The same concept works just as well for zucchini chips.

Recipe: Sugar-Free Mom | Salt and Vinegar Zucchini Chips

Baked Brussels Sprouts Chips

If you can handle peeling Brussels sprouts, you can whip up these crispy little morsels in just 15 minutes.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Baked Brussels Sprouts Chips

Crispy Instant Pot Plantain Chips

You’ve heard of plantain chips, sure, but did you know you can make them in the Instant Pot? Yum!

Recipe: Physical Kitchness | Crispy Instant Pot Plantain Chips

Oven-Baked Tomato Chips


Plum tomatoes make for flavor-packed “chips” once they dehydrate and crisp up in the oven.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Oven-Baked Tomato Chips

Crisp Eggplant Chips with Smoky Seasoning

Jazz up your eggplant chips with a smoky seasoning blend including smoked paprika, turmeric, and more.

Recipe: Healthful Pursuit | Crisp Eggplant Chips with Smoky Seasoning

Paleo Kale Chips

Quick and easy, these crisp Paleo kale chips are one healthful snack.

Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Kale Chips

Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips

You only need two ingredients and an oven to make these fall-inspired, healthy treats.

Recipe: The Healthy Maven | Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips

Low Carb Tortilla Chips

These crunchy, grain-free tortilla chips are keto – amazing!

Recipe: Sweet As Honey | Low Carb Tortilla Chips

Paleo Pita Chips

Egg whites, almond flour, and spices are all it takes to whip up these Paleo “pita” crisps.

Recipe: Nurture My Gut | Paleo Pita Chips

Lemon Garlic Kale Chips

Lemon and garlic are the perfect zesty, savory flavor profile for kale chips.

Recipe: Paleo Gluten Free Eats | Lemon Garlic Kale Chips

Crispy Prosciutto Chips

Buy a pack of Paleo-friendly prosciutto and crisp it up in the oven for an ever-poppable Paleo and keto snack.

Recipe: Nom Nom Paleo | Crispy Prosciutto Chips

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