Baked Corn Tortilla Chips


Baked Corn Tortilla Chips | jollycrumbs.colm

One of the best parts of eating at Mexican restaurants is the free chips and salsa. I will never be able to turn down chips and salsa. However, the chips at the restaurants aren’t all that great for you. They are often fried. So, I wanted to implement my oven fried foods idea on the tortilla chip. I have to tell you, these were better than the restaurant tortilla chips and way better than the bagged chips at the store.

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Oven Fried Pickles

Oven Fried Pickles | jollycrumbs.com

Before turning to a lower calorie lifestyle, I was a connoisseur of fried foods. I still occasionally have fried food here or there, but I am not eating as much fried food as I once was. I’ll admit, the lack of fried foods has left a deep fryer shaped hole in my heart. So, I decided to make an oven fried version of one of the best fried foods ever invented.

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Homemade Baked Chips


Homemade Baked Chips | jollycrumbs.com

I am a potato chip fiend. I love almost all potato chips (sorry sweet potato chips, we can’t be friends). There is something magical about a crunchy, salty chip. Recently, I have been eating only baked potato chips. They are lower in calories, and they still taste really yummy. I decided I wanted to try my hand at making my own salty, baked potato chips. Turns out, making your own potato chips is incredibly easy, and the chips come out delicious!

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Baked Zucchini Chips


Baked Zucchini Chips | jollycrumbs.com

It is well established among my family and friends that I am a terribly picky eater. I already limit myself by being a vegetarian. Add to that limitation a dislike of most vegetables. I generally don’t like to try new foods. I use the “I just know I’m not going to like that,” excuse about foods I have never even tried. However, since my change to a healthy eating lifestyle, I have tried new foods and experimented more. Samuel and I tried an appetizer called “zucchini fritte” at a restaurant on vacation a month ago. We didn’t know what zucchini fritte was, but the price was right. I don’t typically like zucchini, and I was very hesitant to try it. Turns out, zucchini frittes are fried zucchini chips. They were incredible! The chips were salty, crunchy, and addictive. I’ve been thinking about them for a month. So, I decided to make my own!

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