Diet Tips: Replace your potato chips with THESE healthy alternatives
We've been snacking on potato chips for ages and we love them but they're not the healthiest snack in the market. It's essential to avoid unhealthy snacking habit when you're trying to live a healthier lifestyle.
We all have those hunger pangs between our meals where we crave something crunchy to chomp on. And when it comes to crunchy snacks, the first thing we think of is potato chips. Who doesn't love a pack full of delicious, masaledaar potato chips? But we cannot emphasise the importance of eating healthy and eating right. Potato chips might help your cravings but they're not healthy.
They are fried and full of carbs and add on extra calories to your diet. And if you're someone who absolutely loves potato chips, you might want to work on changing this habit before it destroys your diet and your health completely. It's essential to remain health-conscious and make healthy choices and avoid anything that can harm your balanced diet. Pick a healthier alternative to these unhealthy munchies and chomp on something healthy.
Here are some healthy alternatives to pick from
Makhanas are healthy and light and crunchy. Moreover, you can easily get multiple flavours in Makhanas these days as they've become a popular healthy alternative to chips. They're slightly more expensive than chips but it's healthy and worth the expense.
Some freshly popped popcorn with some salt can make for a healthy alternative as it can curb your craving and leave you feeling full for a longer time.
3. Kale Chips
Kale is not very easily available in India but these days you can easily find some kale chips online as the healthy food trend grows. If not that you may want to invest in finding some fresh kale and baking your own homemade kale chips.
4. Banana Chips
Replace your pack of potato chips with a pack of fresh banana chips. Bananas are full of nutrients and are great for your health and if you bake them at home, they can be even healthier than any store-bought banana chips.
5. Beetroot Chips
Not many people like beetroot but beetroot chips can taste nearly as delicious as potato chips. You can easily buy seasoned beetroot chips in India these days or you can make some freshly baked beetroot chips as per your tastebuds!
If nothing else, you can always chomp on some crunchy desi homemade khakras and another add on is that you can bake them which makes them much healthier. They also happen to be low in calories and don't add on to your calorie intake.