Snacks That Are More Delicious Than Fries

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These snack sticks do a convincing job at impersonating real fries
Avocado Fries

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These healthy alternatives will have you rethinking what you serve at your next dinner party!

Few things rival the salty, crunchy taste of a warm French fry. Whether it’d be the waffle fry, the shoestring fry, or the wedge fry, there are tons of variations of the fried potato that we love.

Instead of eating the standard potato fry, try a new spin on and old favorite. These variations are healthier, lighter, and even more delicious than classic fries.

Serve these fries up at your next party as a crunchy, healthy appetizer your guests will remember. Read on to discover the alternatives that will wow your guests.

Avocado Fries

Avocados, which are rich and creamy, make for great fries. The juxtaposition of soft on the inside and crisp on the outside will make you forget you ever liked traditional French fries. You could even put these fries on top of your burger and see how the crispy, creamy fry enhances your juicy burger bite.

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Balsamic Eggplant Fries

Balsamic Eggplant Fries

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These eggplant fries cut into beautiful wedges for your mock fries.

Once you’ve tackled eggplant parmesan, how many other things can you do with this beautiful purple vegetable? These healthy mock fries are also baked, so you don’t have to worry about extra greasy calories.

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Zucchini Fries with Avocado Aioli

These fries use nutritional yeast to satisfy your guests’ craving for cheese; you can skip the Parmigiano-Reggiano. Avocado aioli is a more impressive alternative to ketchup, and uses yogurt to make a creamy dipping sauce.

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Pumpkin Fries with Cumin, Feta Cheese, and Pepitas

Pumpkin Fries

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What better way to celebrate your love of pumpkin this fall?

Talk about celebrating seasonal food! These pumpkin fries are an excellent dish to serve at your next fall dinner party because they combine in-season flavors with  cheese, which makes for the perfect comfort food appetizer.

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Sweet Potato Fries with Parmesan and Cinnamon

Sweet Potato Fries

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Sweet potatoes make the perfect healthy fries.

No fry list would be complete without the one that fuses sweet and salty flavoring into every bite. Sweet potatoes are great for you, and this baked, cinnamon-filled version offers a great option to serve to your guests. Topped off with Parmigiano-Reggiano, these mock fries have a cheesy finish that will have your guests licking their plates clean.

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