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What is the best healthiest movie snacks to bring to theatre and enjoy with your love ones? Beet Chips! Beet Chips are a bright, colourful and and sweet and salty crunchy snack! Jessica’s entire family loved it! Aren’t beets SO pretty? Don’t you wish all your meals and snacks were shades of pinks, red and purples? 🙂 In this snack recipe, there are only three ingredients needed with no additives! Amazing. No other additives needed because that would cloud the natural flavour of these beet chips.
Why not commercial corn chips, potato chips, tortilla chips, etc? Most commercial chips are high in trans fat. Many also contain genetically engineered ingredients. Fortunately, some companies have caught on to the recent media blitz about the dangers of trans fat and have started to produce chips without trans fat. However, the high temperatures used to cook them can still cause the formation of carcinogenic substances like acrylamide, and this risk remains even if the trans fat is removed.
“Natural” chips are increasingly popular, but it’s important to realize that this means very little in terms of its health impact. A fried, genetically engineered corn chip is still going to wreak havoc in your body—even if it’s low in trans fat, according to Dr. Joseph Mercola. Hence, concerning about for your health, I choose an oven baked recipe chips instead of a deep fried chips!
Why beetroot? Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like beetroot decreases the risk of obesity and overall mortality, diabetes, heart disease and promotes a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy, overall lower weight. To extract full benefits from this wonder plant? You can juice it! But in this chapter, we would just show you how to make it into simply yummy chips for your leisure time to enjoy.
Total Time: 40 mins
Serving: 3 cups chips
- 4 small beets or 2 large beets
- Handful fine sea salt
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.
- Wash the beets and peel off the skin. Slice the beets through your mandolin until you have made circular chips out of everything.
- In a bowl, toss raw beets with ½ tablespoon olive oil until coated. Coat a baking sheet with remaining olive oil.
- Place raw chips on the baking sheet and sprinkle with fine sea salt (salting prior to will also help dry them out which helps with the crunch).
- Bake for 35 to 40 minutes (watch them after the 35 minute mark) until chips are crisp and cooked through.
- Sprinkle more sea salt on top as soon as you remove them from the oven.
- Serve immediately.
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About: Kay Chong is currently an energy-based food, constant jet-lag recovering & healing food researcher,blogger, healthy eating lifestyle strategist, and a community pharmacist. Kay shares healthy, healing & recovering food recipes, energy boosting food recipes for flight attendants who travel frequently across different time zones and combating with constant jet lag health issues every day. Every recipes that Kay choose, she will make sure that all the ingredients in each and every recipes that are being shared here is the best, healthiest, toxin-free and contain the most healing energy in it. Why? Because Kay believes that the REAL FOOD INGREDIENTS are the most powerful DRUG that can CURE and PREVENT ANY CHRONIC DISEASES on earth!