Skip to main content

Top 10 Healthiest Chips For Snacking

For years, chips have been the American way of snacking. Chips are delicious, crunchy snacks that can satisfy our everyday cravings. They are also known to be a common side dish to meals (especially at lunch), an appetizer option for many restaurants (especially Tex-Mex, served with salsa/dip), and even a base ingredient for meals (such as nachos, hard tacos, frito pie, etc.). Chips are usually eaten at lunch, dinner, and even as "in-between" snacks.

But for the majority of chip history, they have not been a very healthy snack. 

Until just several years ago, new chip companies and chip products have started to bloom with much healthier options. In fact, did you know Kettle Brand chips were the first non-GMO chip product that was produced for consumers?

Continue reading for the Top 10 Healthiest Chips for snacking (not in order).

Popchips, Salt & Pepper

Popchips are potato chips, but are neither baked or fried. Instead they are "popped." There's no artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, hydrogenated oil, or MSG in any of their products. This flavor is a lighter and less greasy version of the classic potato chip.

Serving size: 1oz/20 chips, 120 cals, 4g fat (0g sat fat), 0mg chol, 290mg sodium, 1g fiber, 1g protein

The Mediterranean Snack Company, Baked Lentil Chips

These flavorful chips are so good you don't even need dip to go with it. Rich in fiber and low in fat, but warning, they are relatively high in sodium.

Serving size: 1oz/22 chips, 110 cals, 3g fat (0g sat fat), 0mg chol, 250mg sodium, 3g fiber, 4g protein

Laurel Hill, Multigrain Tortilla Chips

Quinoa, corn bran, brown rice, and flax are the rich ingredients that make these chips a great healthy option. Quinoa is great for fiber and protein, corn bran and brown rice are high in fiber, and flax contains omega-3 nutrients. They are great for dipping in salsa or guacamole, but can also be a great snack for muching on by itself.

Serving size: 1oz/8 chips, 140 cals, 6g fat (0.5g sat fat), 0mg chol, 80mg sodium, 3g fiber, 2g protein

TERRA Chips, Plain Sweet Potato Chips

Although these chips may have a higher calorie and fat content than the other chips listed in this blog, they include an entire serving of vegetables in just one ounce of chips. They are also very low in sodium and rich in antioxidants, so I think they are worth a try.

Serving size: 1oz/17 chips, 160 cals, 11g fat (1g sat fat), 0mg chol, 10mg sodium, 3g fiber, 1g protein

Food Should Taste Good, Blue Corn Tortilla Chips

Quinoa, blue corn, brown rice, and oats (such as flax, sunflower, and sesame seeds) pretty much sum up the ingredient list of these chips. They are also low in sodium and said to be great with guacamole, fruit salsa, or hummus.

Serving size: 1oz/10 chips, 140 cals, 7g fat (0.5g sat fat), 0mg chol, 80mg sodium, 3g fiber, 2g protein

Kettle Brand Baked Potato Chips, Sea Salt

Everyone loves kettle chips. With merely just potatoes, sea salt, and vegetable oil (no artificial ingredients), they are the healthier option to traditional potato chips -- and with 65% less fat.

Serving size: 1oz/20 chips, 140 cals, 3g fat (0.5g sat fat), 0mg chol, 135mg sodium, 2g fiber, 2g protein

Beanitos, Chipotle BBQ Black Bean Chips

Beans are high in fiber, protein, and complex carbs. These chips contain beans and brown rice that make it a healthy and filling snack. Although it has the same amount of calories as a traditional potato chip, Beanitos have over double the amount of protein and are much lower in sodium.

Serving size: 1oz/10 chips, 140 cals, 7g fat (0.5g sat fat), 0mg chol, 150mg sodium, 5g fiber, 4g protein

Sunchips, Original

Yay! My favorite. These chips are a great source of whole grains and fiber. Sunchips are also 30% lower in total fat than traditional potato chips and have a slightly salty flavor, while still maintaining a relatively low sodium level. These multigrain chips are made with all-natural ingredients like whole corn, whole wheat, whole oat flower, rice flour, and corn bran.

Serving size: 1oz/16 chips, 140 cals, 6g fat (1g sat fat), 0mg chol, 120mg sodium, 3g fiber, 2g protein

Corazonas, Black Bean & Cheese Tortilla Chips

Whole-grain packed (18 grams per serving) and full of fiber, these chips are great for snacking. They are infused with all natural plant sterols to help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol and fight heart disease.

Serving size: 1oz/14 chips, 140 cals, 7g fat (0.5g sat fat), 0mg chol, 170mg sodium, 3g fiber, 2g protein

Humbles Baked Hummus Chips, Sesame Garlic

These light chips are great for dipping, snacking or topping on soups or salads. Made from chickpeas, they also have 60% less fat than traditional potato chips, plus 3 grams of protein.

Serving size: 1oz, 120 cals, 4g fat (0g sat fat), 0mg chol, 135mg sodium, 1g fiber, 3g protein



  1. Thanks for give me information regarding Top 10 Healthiest Chips For Snacking. Check DTW Airport Taxi services.


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

DIY Car Kit Ideas: List of Items

A DIY car kit is not the same thing as an emergency kit - they serve different purposes.

A true Emergency Kit should go in the back of the trunk, including items such as band-aids, Neosporin, and other trauma or survival aids. On the contrary, DIY Car Kits have non-emergency items ---but used for your own personal "emergencies," such as spilling ketchup on your shirt or a sudden headache when on the go.

**A DIY Car Kit should be in a small to medium sized container, with a zipping or buckling component to ensure the items stay inside. It can be a flimsy material bag, or a sturdy plastic container. But make sure it is small enough that it will not take up a lot of space in your back seat. The ideal size would be able to fit underneath the seat or on the floorboard.

See the items below to configure your own Car Kit according to what YOU think you'll need "in case of emergency!"

Altoids (or other mint that will not be affected by temperature)Gum is usually not a go…

Healthy Halloween Party Food: Snacks, Desserts, and Drinks

Halloween treats and foods are normally high in sugar, low in nutrients. To kids, Halloween is all about the candy. So how can we throw a Halloween Party that will not send everyone running to the dentist afterwards? Serve foods, snacks, and drinks that are healthy, delicious, and still revolve around the theme of Halloween.
DIY Halloween Party Decor & Ideas:
DIY Halloween Costume Ideas - Singles, Couples, & Groups:
(Non-Healthy) Halloween Party Food: Snacks, Desserts, and Drinks: _______________________________________________________________

Veggie Plate "Candy Corn" with Dip

Pineapple, Oranges, and Whipped Cream

Banana Ghosts and Clementine Pumpkins

Pumpkin Fruit Plate

Apples, PB, & Marshmellows: Teeth


35 Fun Christmas Party Ideas & Themes

If you're looking to throw a unique and fun Christmas party for your friends, family gathering, or company, there are many options out there when it comes to themes, activities, and more.

So, what's it gonna be?

Fun and Unique Christmas Parties:

Gingerbread House Decorating ContestAll guests bring their own GB house kitHost provides extra decorating candies, icing, etc.Everyone votes for their Top 3 favorite GB housesWinner with most votes wins a small prizeWhite Elephant / Chinese Christmas Gift ExchangeEveryone brings a gift of X amountGifts can be funny, gag, or nice -- unless the host says otherwise.You can also do themes -- all alcohol gifts, all gift cards, all gift baskets, all homemade gifts with it's recipe/instructions, etc.For rules on how to play, go here.For White Elephant exchange themes, go here. Establish the rules before the game begins.Scavenger HuntFor ideas, go to: hunts can:Involve eve…