Crispy Chip Baked Potato

In honor of one of my good friends who is finally┬ácoming back to DC today, here is a recipe for her favorite food (and mine): potatoes! This potato is the closest you can get to eating chips for dinner and not feel bad about it. I love┬áthese potatoes because they are so fun to eat; I peel it apart and eat one layer at a time, enjoying both the creamy inside and crunchy, crispy outside. To make these potatoes, pre-heat … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Chips: A Unique and Healthy Dipper!

Earlier in the week, I emphasized how wonderful it is to snack on a delicate, crisp apple chip. Now meet her sturdier snack cousin, the sweet potato chip! These chips are made using the same method as apple chips with just a few tweaks. The biggest change is that I use my mandoline to slice them a little thicker. The thicker cut makes the sweet potatoes perfect for scooping dips, a unique and healthy alternative to tortilla or plantain chips. … Continue reading

Apple Chips: Easy, Crunchy, Healthy, and Surprisingly Filling!

I love snacks, especially crunchy ones. Because I snack so much, it was a hallelujah moment when I finally mastered the apple chip- a satisfying, healthy, one-ingredient treat. Not a single drop of oil ever touches these chips! I have also made pear chips before, and I’m sure you can apply this technique to other fruits and vegetables with similar textures (stay tuned for sweet potato chips coming later this week). There are two pieces of equipment that are essential … Continue reading