Ever crave something crunchy and salty? Like potato chips? But, you read this blog and you know that store-bought chips (even the baked ones) are not going to fit in to your
==>> healthy eating plan.
And you have also learned that commercially made chips have a yucky health side effect called acrylamide formation
What is acrylamide formation?
The thing to remember about this is that an unwanted chemical reaction happens with a carbohydrate that is fried or even baked at high heat with the oil in which it is being prepared. The combination of certain oils and carbs at high heat is not healthful for us to consume. This nasty chemical gets in to your digestive tract and could (according to studies) cause cancer. But, Isabel from the
tells us that if you have the right kind of oil that can withstand a high smoking point, and a special herb you will learn about below, you can make your own yummy crunchy chips at home and feel good serving it to your family.
Below is a delicious sweet potato chip recipe with a safe oil and a surprising herb to use that will make you feel happy and satisfied with no concerns of any unwanted nasty chemical reactions like acrylamide formation.
BTW, when you do cook with heat, always choose a stable
==>> monounsaturated oil
with a high flash point like Avocado Oil or organic butter to guard against the formation of acrylamide formation.
This simple and delicious recipe uses lower temperatures with heat-stable oil, so you can enjoy the crunch you crave… and stay healthy too!
Yield: 4 servings
Start to Finish: 30-45 minutes
Excellent Source of: Vitamin A
Nutrition Snapshot: 87 Calories, 4 g Total Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol, 326 mg Sodium, 13 g Carbohydrate, 2 g Fiber, 3 g Sugars, 1 g Protein
2 medium organic sweet potatoes
1 Tbsp organic avocado oil
1 tsp. finely chopped rosemary
1/2 tsp. Celtic sea salt
1/4 tsp. organic cayenne pepper (to taste)
Slice potatoes to approximately 1/8 in thickness. Soak in cold, purified water for 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, mix oil, rosemary, cayenne and sea salt in a small bowl. Drain potatoes and pat dry. Place sliced potatoes in a large bowl, drizzle dressing over and mix well to coat thoroughly. Place slices in a single layer on a greased or lined cookie sheet. Cook at 300 F for 20 minutes or just until lightly golden.
Fun Fact: Rosemary is a natural acrylamide antidote. And you’ll find that it tastes soooo good in this recipe. Rosemary is also good to use on any kind of animal protein like chicken.
Isabel has agreed to share with my readers a free presentation where she tells you
==>> 4 foods most think are healthy…
She tells you to stop eating these 4 surprising foods if you want to get a lean body and stay healthy…
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