There is nothing more satisfying when you are really hungry than a huge plate of chips. The problem is that they come with a serving of guilt. It’s no secret that potato fries are not the healthiest of meals as they are laden with saturated fats. Nevertheless, they are so easy to make and go well with many other foods so it is hard to see how we could cut them out of our diet altogether.
If you are starting a makeover of your diet, chips and fizzy pop are the best places to start. Both can be replaced with highly nutritious and tasty alternatives that will do you good. Soon you will wonder what you saw in potato fries in the first place!
There are plenty of reasons detailed on this site on why eating small healthy snacks throughout the day is healthy. It helps you to keep your blood sugar level stable and prevents you feeling exhausted and craving carbs and sugar. Peppers make a perfect snack as they are crunchy, versatile and packed with essential nutrients.
Coat them well with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper, then bake them at 450°F for around 7 minutes. The oven needs to be very hot to ensure that they crisp up on the outside. A soggy baked carrot is not very appetizing! They taste surprisingly good dipped in tomato ketchup but you can use hummus as a healthy alternative.