If there is one food you could eat every day, what would it be? For us, it’s french fries! Sadly, that isn’t in the cards for us. French fries are more of a special occasion treat, but when you are craving that salty and crispy snack, there are some alternatives you can resort to that’ll keep you on track. Today, we’re sharing a few of our favorite french fry alternatives from some of our favorite healthy bloggers.

01 Kale Chips

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Did you know this trendy leaf can be doubled as a chip? Kale chips are the easiest and quickest alternatives to appetize your salty tooth. Kale is packed with Vitamin A which is good for promoting healthy vision and immune system. Check out this Kale Chip recipe from the Food Network.

02 Carrot Fries

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We’re sure those are two words you never thought you’d hear together –  “carrot” and “fries.” Carrots are rich in antioxidants which can help reduce the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease. This low carb (but just as tasty) side item will leave you wanting more. Try this recipe from Tasty!

03 Baked Zucchini Chips

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Zucchini is a versatile vegetable, not just used for grilling and baking, but now chips! Zucchini is also currently in season making these baked zucchini chips from a Spicy Perspective a great snack at 48 calories for 10 chips!

04 Zucchini Tots

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Can you tell we’re obsessed with zucchini? A step-up from zucchini chips, these are great for the tater tot lovers out there. At 86 calories per 6 tots, these are a great snack or side dish.

05 Avocado Fries

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Yes, please! Combining two of our favorite things, why didn’t we think of this earlier? Avocados have a great source of vitamin C, E, K, several B-vitamins, magnesium, and potassium. These Avocado Fries from Gimme Delicious are crispy on the outside and buttery soft on the inside and another great way to take advantage of seasonal produce.

06 Green Bean Fries 

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Green Beans have never tasted so good. These green bean fries from The Fitchen are low-calorie, low-carb, and can be easily modified for gluten-free or vegan diets. In 3 easy steps, you will the perfect salty and crunchy snack.

07 BBQ Beet Fries

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These less traditional fries will not disappoint. Beets have many nutritional benefits, including, reducing inflammation, lowering blood pressure, and much more. These bbq beet fries from Strength and Sunshine are a delicious and easy way to work beets into your diet. Give them a try!

08 Crispy Asparagus Fries

Asparagus is another great spring/summer produce that you should take advantage of while you can. They provide the necessary fiber and antioxidants to your diet. Try these crispy asparagus fries from Hello Veggie at your next summer cook-out.

09 Turnip Fries

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Another less than traditional recipe, turnips aren’t normally a vegetable you find on a dinner plate at night. However, turnips have an impressive nutritional profile, being high in fiber, turnips have been linked to helping with constipation and promoting a healthy digestive tract. These turnip fries will make incorporating turnips into your diet easier.

10 Sweet Potato Fries

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We can’t forget about this classic. Sweet potato fries have been gracing the plates of BBQ’s for a while now. Try these oven-roasted sweet potato fries from Gimme Some Oven and add a low-calorie dipping sauce to make this fun health-food a real treat!

French Fry time can be anytime with these healthy french fry alternatives. So next time you are craving the salty and crunchy snack, give one of these recipes a try!

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