Pimp My Health: 6 Healthy Makeovers For Your French Fries
Who doesn’t love a bowl of tasty french fries, right? They’re a crispy comfort-food that can’t be beaten. Especially when slathered in salt and ketchup and accompanied by a juicy burger. True, french fries can be delish, but if you’re not careful, they can also be pretty unhealthy (the second part of their name says it all). So rather than try to eat “just one” (because, who can?), we gathered up some simple ways to pimp your fries and make them healthier.
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Why fry your french fries when you can bake them? It's a whole lot healthier without all the fat and cholesterol that comes from deep-frying.
Go with Garlic
Flavor is key when it comes to fries. Think about how delicious garlic and Parmesan cheese would taste on a batch of crispy fries. Not only does this recipe call for baking the potatoes, but it comes out to less than 8 grams of fat per serving. Nice!
Go for Sweet Potatoes
Who says french fries can only be made with white potatoes? Opting for sweet potatoes not only gives you more flavor, but it is loaded with beta-carotene, vitamin A and vitamin C.
If you haven't tried eggplant fries, you don't know what you're missing. This healthy and scrumptious recipe calls for things like green tea... Who knew?