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34 Crunchy Recipes for Paleo Chips

Louise Hendon | July 28

Do you miss the flavor of those crunchy, crispy potato chips you used to buy before you started eating Paleo?

I used to get terrible cravings for chips, and the urge to go and eat a whole bag of them was getting out of hand. That’s when I started looking into Paleo alternatives.

There are plenty of Paleo approved chips that you can make at home – and it’s a lot easier than you think!

Our list of 34 delicious Paleo chip recipes includes everything from kale chips to plantain chips, and once you realize how simple these are to make, you’ll want to try one every day of the week.

Any of these chips will make a great Paleo snack; enjoy them with Paleo-friendly dips, add to a bowl of your favorite soup, serve as a healthy movie night snack, or grab a bag of these with you when you leave for work.

Trying one (or ten) of these chip recipes is a great way to make sure your snack is 100% Paleo and healthy. You won’t have to worry about what’s in them – and you can spice them up any way you’d like, to create new, mouthwatering flavors.

If the recipe requires slicing the ingredients, I recommend trying to make the slices as thin as possible. The thinner they are, the crispier the end result – and I’m pretty sure we all prefer super crunchy chips!

I like to make small portions of these, at a time, instead of larger batches. First of all, because they are too hard to resist – and second, because in my opinion they taste even better when they are freshly made. With recipes as easy as these, you won’t mind whipping up a new batch every day.

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Paleo Tortilla Chips

Keto Tortilla Chips Recipe

– Keto Summit

Keto Tortilla Chips

Ingredients: chia meal, almond flour, italian seasoning, salt, water.

When you are following a specific eating plan it can be difficult to get crunchy snacks that are not full of carbs, so homemade tortilla chips can be a great snack to try. These ones are easy to make and can be cooked in the microwave or oven, then you can enjoy them with your choice of dip or with salsa or crumbled over salad. Now finding crunch is not a problem!

Paleo Dipping Chips

– Beauty and the Foodie

Paleo Dipping Chips

Photo Credit: Stacey from Beauty and the Foodie

Ingredients: almond flour, egg white, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, sea salt, olive oil.

These chips have a real taste of Mexico and go so well with either guacamole or salsa when you are enjoying a snack with the family. They are really crunchy which is something I was missing until I found these, and they have a bit of a kick from the chili on top. These chips can burn quite easily, so keep an eye on them as they cook. These are perfect for your next paleo Mexican meal!

Paleo Tortilla Chips

– My Heart Beets

Paleo Tortilla Chips

Photo Credit: Ashley from My Heart Beets

Ingredients: full-fat coconut milk, almond flour, tapioca flour, salt, turmeric.

These amazing dairy and grain free chips really look like the real thing because of the turmeric giving them that yellow corn-like color, and these make the best chips to serve at your next Mexican meal. You can add different herbs to give you a variety of flavors but serving these with salsa and guacamole is the best way to enjoy them. You can cut the chips with scissors or a pizza wheel.

Herbed Cassava Tortilla Chips

– Downshiftology

Ingredients: cassava flour tortillas (cassava flour, salt, baking soda, cream of tartar, palm shortening or ghee or lard or oil, water), dried oregano, dried rosemary, dried thyme, granulated garlic, sea salt, avocado oil.

The tortilla chips in this great recipe are flavored with herbs and go really well with dips. It doesn’t matter whether you bake or fry the chips, they will turn out crispy and delicious! This is a grain and gluten free recipe which is also suitable for people with nut allergies. So next time you need chips and dips for a party or a film night you can make a batch of these paleo chips and relax!

Homemade Paleo Tortilla Chips

– Savvy Mujer

Ingredients: almond meal, egg, garlic salt, onion powder, cumin, paprika.

Here is a simple recipe that only takes twenty minutes to make salty and perfectly crispy chips. These are made with almond meal which is a bit coarser than flour, so these chips have a bit more texture than some. The recipe is gluten and grain free and compliant with the paleo eating plan. When you are cutting the dough you will find it so easy if you use a pizza wheel instead of a knife.

Seasoned Paleo Tortilla Chips

– Paleo Foundation

Ingredients: tapioca flour, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, ground coriander, ground ginger, ground cumin, water, coconut oil.

With all the different seasonings in this recipe, these are the tastiest chips ever! They are a little spicy but if you don’t like it you can omit the cayenne. You can serve these with salsa or guacamole at a Mexican-themed meal or as a snack for film night, but they also taste amazing served with your favorite chili dish. These really are a great paleo snack however you eat them!

Low Carb Tortillas Chips

– Sweet as Honey

Ingredients: black chia seeds, water, almond meal, olive oil, ground cumin, salt, garlic powder.

With only a few ingredients, these chips are so easy to make and are wallet-friendly too! Low carb snacks in the store are always expensive so now you can make your own paleo and gluten free ones when you need a crispy snack. The chia seeds add a lovely speckled effect which makes them even more appealing, and they are very low in carbs – perfect for paleo!

Paleo Tortilla Chips

– Marpé

Ingredients: almond meal, egg whites, salt, garlic powder, cumin, paprika, coarse sea salt.

One of the best tips when you are making your own tortilla chips is to roll them as thin as you can and this will ensure the chips are crispy. These paleo, grain and gluten free chips are great with dips like salsa, alongside a bowl of chili or even crumbled onto soups or salads to give a nice crunchy texture. If you like a cheesy flavor you can add some nutritional yeast as well.

Paleo Sweet Potato Chips

Crispy Sweet Potato Chips & Sautéed Cabbage

– Ditch the Wheat

Crispy Sweet Potato Chips and Sauteed Cabbage

Photo Credit: Carol from Ditch The Wheat

Ingredients: sweet potato, cabbage, extra virgin olive oil or preferred fat, salt, pepper.

This is a totally new way to enjoy chips, served with sautéed cabbage and an egg for breakfast! The most important thing to remember hen making the chips is to slice them really thin so they go nice and crispy and add a lovely crunchy contrast to the cabbage. This recipe is grain and gluten free and low in carbohydrates, so it is ideal for a tasty paleo breakfast.

Sweet Potato Chips fried with Coconut Oil

– Healy Eats Real

Sweet Potato Chips fried with Coconut Oil

Photo Credit: Hannah from Healy Eats Real

Ingredients: sweet potato, coconut oil, salt.

When you see these delicious chips, you will just love their golden color! These are simply seasoned with salt and are nice and crispy. For a different texture you can leave the skin on the sweet potatoes and this gives a more rustic look. This is a low carb recipe that the whole family will enjoy and the chips are a great way to get the kids to eat healthier snacks.

Paleo Sweet Potato Chips

– Paleo Effect

Paleo Sweet Potato Chips

Photo Credit: Meghan & Angel from The Paleo Effect

Ingredients: sweet potatoes, olive oil, raw honey, coarse sea salt, ground paprika, ground cayenne pepper, dried thyme, dried oregano, black pepper, white pepper.

You always associate homemade chips with either baking or frying, but these vegan and paleo-friendly chips are cooked in the microwave! I just had to try this because I didn’t believe they would be crispy, but they are! It takes a while to cook them because you have to spread them out in one layer, but the end result is worth it. Because of the seasonings, these are great on their own or with a dip.

Sweet Potato Chips

– The Paleo Mom

Sweet Potato Chips

Photo Credit: Sarah from The Paleo Mom

Ingredients: sweet potatoes, salt, palm shortening.

If you are having friends or family over for a party and you want a ton of chips for snacks, this is the recipe for you! This one makes about ten cups of crunchy, low carb, crispy chips which would be enough for a party. Stored in an airtight container, these chips stay crispy for a few days so no need for waste if you have leftovers – never been known in our house!

Baked Chili Sweet Potato Chips

– The Paleo Mom (Guest Post by Rachel McClelland)

Baked Chili Sweet Potato Chips

Photo Credit: Sarah from The Paleo Mom

Ingredients: sweet potato, macadamia nut oil, chili powder, garlic powder, sea salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, parsley garlic aioli (egg yolk, garlic, parsley, extra virgin olive oil, macadamia nut oil, lemon juice, salt, ground pepper).

Crisp, salty snacks are great but sometimes you need a bit of a kick too, so this recipe is the answer. Seasoned with chili and cayenne, these crunchy paleo chips go really well with creamy dips like guacamole, or even with a spicy salsa. I have even been known to pile these with homemade tuna salad! If you have a mandolin, the slices will be more even so they will have consistency when you cook them.

Baked Sweet Potato Chips

– A Spicy Perspective

Ingredients: sweet potatoes, olive oil, salt.

Once these chips are cooked, they take on a lovely wavy look which makes them look better than store-bought ones. These are low carb and perfect for paleo picnics or lunchboxes. These are also a really healthy alternative for kids’ after-school snacks. When cutting the potatoes, try to keep the slices the same thickness so that they cook evenly and are crisp throughout.

Chili Sweet Potato Chips

– Jen Be Healthy Jen Be Fit

Ingredients: sweet potatoes, chili, coconut oil, garlic powder, sea salt, ground black pepper, cayenne pepper.

If you are fed up paying the high prices for low carb snacks in the store, why not follow this recipe and make your own ones? They are easy to prepare and you can adjust the seasonings to suit your taste or make plain salted ones for the children. These chips are quite spicy, so they would be great for parties or for serving with guacamole for game night.

Sweet Potato Chips

– Paleo Gone Sassy

Ingredients: sweet potato, seasoning of choice.

This has got to be the simplest chips recipe ever! Slice the potatoes, dehydrate and season – that’s it! These chips are crispy, crunchy and ideal to serve with dips or just in a bowl for sharing. They are easy to pack in individual bags for picnics and because they are nut free they make a safe snack to put in the kids’ lunchboxes. You can simply add salt, or have fun experimenting with seasonings.

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Paleo Kale Chips

Dehydrated Kale Chips Recipe

– Paleo Flourish

Dehydrated Kale Chips

Ingredients: kale leaves, salt, olive oil.

Kale chips can be a great alternative to potato chips when you are eating healthily and they are quite easy to make. However, they can burn really easily so don’t be tempted to leave them to cook while you do something else! You can make them spicy like the ones in this low carb recipe, or simply season them with some salt for a tasty treat.

Low Carb All-Dressed Kale Chips

– Ditch the Wheat

Low Carb All-Dressed Kale Chips

Photo Credit: Carol from Ditch The Wheat

Ingredients: dried oregano leaves, sweet smoked paprika, fine sea salt, cayenne, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, kale, extra virgin olive oil.

I know it can be difficult to persuade certain members of the family to eat kale, but in our house kale chips go down really well! Even with the youngsters! If we are having a movie night we will make a bowl of these low carb snacks to enjoy instead of popcorn and sometimes I will even serve them with a dip. They make a great ingredient to serve in a salad too!

Seasoned Kale Chips

– Popular Paleo

Seasoned Kale Chips

Photo Credit: Ciarra from Popular Paleo

Ingredients: kale, ghee, seasoning blend of choice, kosher or Celtic sea salt.

Kale chips are now becoming a favorite low carb snack, especially for those living the paleo lifestyle. The ones in this recipe are quick and easy to prepare and cook and you can use whatever seasoning blend you tolerate to give added flavor, or simply sprinkle on a little salt after they are cooked. The chips can burn quite easily so keep an eye on them!

Kale Chips

– Slim Palate

Kale Chips

Photo Credit: Josh from Slim Palate

Ingredients: kale, olive oil or avocado oil, tahini or almond butter, salt, garlic powder, ground cumin, smoked paprika, onion powder.

The chips in this recipe are coated with a mix of seasonings that give the finished snack a wonderful depth of flavor. Even those of you who hate kale should try this kale chips recipe as you might be surprised! When you dry out the chips the kale loses its bitter flavor and takes on the flavor of the dressing, making these the ultimate in low carb paleo snacks.

Paleo Baked Kale Chips

– Paleo Effect

Paleo Baked Kale Chips

Photo Credit: Meghan & Angel from The Paleo Effect

Ingredients: kale, paleo adobo seasoning (coarse sea salt, garlic powder, oregano, black pepper, ground turmeric), onion powder, ground cayenne pepper, sesame oil.

Here is another grain and nut free snack that is just made for the paleo diet! Kale is so popular nowadays, but who knew it makes great chips too! These chips are crispy and so tasty and can either be used as a snack or as a side with different meals. They can even be broken and sprinkled over soups to add a bit of texture. This recipe is vegan and paleo-friendly.

Baked Kale Chips Recipe

– A Spicy Perspective

Ingredients: kale, almond butter, olive oil, ground cumin, chili powder or curry powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, salt.

This great recipe uses nut butter to evenly coat the kale chips and allow the seasonings to flavor every single one, making these the tastiest kale chips I’ve ever tried. These have a bit of a kick from the chili and cayenne, but you can experiment with other spices or even curry powder. These are really tasty low carb snacks on their own or you can serve them up as a side with creamy chicken.

Coconut Garlic Kale Chips

– Running to the Kitchen

Ingredients: kale, unsweetened coconut flakes, coconut oil, garlic clove, coconut milk from a can, kosher salt.

Coconut and kale make a lovely combination of flavors for these delicious kale chips! These are vegan, grain free and totally compliant with the paleo way. When applying the coating you might find it helpful to gently massage it into the kale leaves so that the flavor is spread evenly. You will also be amazed at how cheap these are compared to low carb healthy snacks in the store!

Salt and Vinegar Style Kale Chips

– Oh Lardy

Ingredients: kale, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sea salt, pepper.

Why would you even think about buying kale chips when they are so simple to make at home! Stores always charge too much for healthy foods, so next time you fancy a crispy snack, just follow this recipe and impress the family. The balsamic vinegar gives a great contrast to the flavor of the kale and makes these really moreish. This recipe is low carb and suitable for the paleo way.

Pizza Kale Chips

– Sam Eats Her Nutrients

Ingredients: curly kale, pumpkin seeds, pine nuts, sundried tomatoes (plain, no oil), red bell pepper, lemon juice, green scallions (green parts only), dried oregano, ground fennel, himalayan pink salt or sea salt, dried basil, red pepper flakes, water.

If you like kale chips but the picky members of the family aren’t keen, you can try this great paleo recipe that gives the kale the flavor of pizza! Your kids will love these and are sure to ask for them for parties and sleep-overs. There are quite a few ingredients, but these are all combined in a blender to make the pizza sauce. Dehydrating the kale means these gluten free paleo pizza chips stay nice and crispy.

Other Paleo Chips

Coconut Oil Fried Plantain Chips

– Paleo Flourish

Coconut Oil Fried Plantain Chips

Ingredients: plantains, coconut oil, salt, cumin or paprika.

These wonderful golden chips look so pretty and they taste great too! This recipe is gluten and grain free and makes paleo snacks for you and the family to munch into next time you have a game night. Season with salt, paprika or any other spice you like. The main thing to remember is to use green plantain and keep the slices as even as you can so they will all crisp up right through.

Keto Pepperoni Chips Recipe

– Keto Summit

Keto Pepperoni Chips

Ingredients: pepperoni.

Sometimes we need a good salty snack to munch while we are relaxing, so this keto recipe would be just the thing! With only one ingredient this is also a cheaper option than some, but it is packed with flavor. These tasty zero carb and sugar free chips are great on their own or you could serve them with a dip like keto guacamole. Perfect for parties!

AIP Baked Pita Chips Recipe

– Healing Autoimmune

AIP Baked Pita Chips Recipe

Ingredients: arrowroot, tapioca or cassava flour, olive oil, cold water.

Pita chips are such a versatile food – they can be eaten on their own as a gluten free, paleo and AIP-friendly snack, or pair them with a healthy dip when you are watching a movie. They also taste great served with chili or soups or as a crunchy addition sprinkled over a salad. These chips can also be flavored quite easily by sprinkling them with your favorite seasoning.

Salty Sweet Coconut Chips

– Savory Lotus

Sweet Salty Coconut Chips

Photo Credit: Katja from Savory Lotus

Ingredients: coconut oil, maple syrup or honey or coconut sugar, unrefined salt, large coconut flakes.

One of the best things about coconut chips is the fact that they work with either sweet or savory seasonings. You can sweeten them with maple syrup or honey, cinnamon or vanilla or go the savory route and use paprika or chili powder. These delicious paleo snacks are easy to transport so you can pack a jar for munching at work. This recipe is grain and gluten free and very kid-friendly!

Curry Plantain Chips

– A Girl Worth Saving

Curry Plantain Chips

Photo Credit: Kelly from A Girl Worth Saving

Ingredients: green plantains, coconut oil, curry powder, garlic powder, salt.

Green plantain has a sort of neutral flavor that takes either sweet or savory seasonings, so they are perfect for curry chips. With a great golden color and aromatic curry taste, these would be great as party food or just to enjoy while you watch a film. These are paleo-compliant and low in carbohydrates and much cheaper than store-bought healthy chips, so ideal for folks on a tight budget

Baked Parsnip Chips

– Beauty and the Foodie

Baked Parsnip Chips

Photo Credit: Stacey from Beauty and the Foodie

Ingredients: parsnips, avocado oil or olive oil, sea salt.

Making your own low carb healthy chips at home is so much better for you as you are in control over everything, right down to the oil you use. This recipe uses parsnips, which are really like potatoes when you make them into chips and even the kids will love these! This is a grain and gluten free recipe and the chips are also vegan-friendly which would make them perfect for vegan guests.

5-Minute Cinnamon Toasted Coconut Chips

– Healy Eats Real

5-Minute-Cinnamon-Coconut-Chips

Photo Credit: Hannah from Healy Eats Real

Ingredients: thick coconut flakes, cinnamon.

Toasting coconut really can help bring out its natural sweetness and that is boosted by adding the cinnamon, giving you a crunchy snack that is sugar free and low in carbohydrates. These lovely chips can be useful when you are trying to get the family to eat healthier snacks as even the kids will like them! You can add coconut sugar for extra sweetness, but I find they are delicious as they are.

Crunchy Cinnamon Baked Banana Chips

– Meatified

Crunchy Cinnamon Baked Banana Chips

Photo Credit: Rach from Meatified

Ingredients: coconut or avocado oil, cinnamon, unsweetened banana chips.

Cinnamon always makes me think of Christmas for some reason, but these delicious banana chips would be great any time! They are super-crunchy and so tasty because of the seasonings and pre-made banana chips are available in many stores, so sourcing them is easy. The chips are just sweet enough to satisfy that need without using sugars so this would be great for AIP and paleo people.