9 Healthy Alternatives to Your Favorite Chips (Slideshow)
June 4, 2014
These aren’t just healthier than the average chip, they taste great, too
This family-owned company has been changing the way people snack for more than 30 years. All of RW Garcia’s products are made from stone ground non-GMO corn, contain no additives or preservatives, and are verified non-GMO and certified gluten-free.
Mediterranean Snack Foods
Available in seven flavors, these chips are high in protein and low in carbs. They’re non-GMO and naturally gluten-free and free of trans fats. One serving size is 20 chips (which should make you happy!) and since they’re made with real lentils, they’re packed with protein.
Way Better Snacks
This brand incorporates sprouted ingredients like flaxseeds, chia seeds, quinoa, black beans, broccoli seeds and daikon radish seeds into their tortilla chips. Sprouting increases vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, digestibility and nutrition absorption.
The Better Chip
These flavors are bold and created by cooking real ingredients inside the double-corn masa chip. The Better Chip is verified non-GMO and gluten-free with five (totally pronounceable) ingredients in every chip flavor.
In Italian, primzie means the first of its kind. These artisanal crispbread snacks stand up in the “dipability” category. Grilled, then crisped, primzie snacks are all natural with no trans fats or cholesterol.
Late July Organic
Using organic ingredients like chia, brown rice, and amaranth, these multigrain chips are gluten-free, nut-free, Kosher, and (in most varieties) vegan. Their restaurant-style chips are certified USDA organic, non-GMO and gluten-free.
They’re not fried or baked, but use heat and pressure to “pop” as chips. With half the fat of fried chips, new tortilla Popchips are made with real masa and come in zesty nacho cheese, ranch, and chili limon flavors. Popchips are gluten-free and have no trans fats.
Just the name alone is inviting, right? This gluten-free cracker company just launched their newest product, Popped Edamame chips, available in Sea Salt and Wasabi Soy flavors. They’re made with a blend of rice and real edamame and are saturated fat-free and cholesterol-free.
These seaweed chips take healthy snacking to a new level and make seaweed sheets look juvenile. Crunchable and dippable, Ocean Halo’s protein-filled trendsetting chips are gluten-free and contain no GMOs, trans fats, MSG, or anything artificial.