We all know that potato chips are hard to resist. However, they usually highly processed and full of saturated fats, trans fats, and excess sodium. This healthy sea salt broccoli chips recipe is a great alternative, because you control the ingredients, so no extra processing.
Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients in this healthy sea salt broccoli chips recipe.
It is the most popular spice in the world, and for good reason. It speeds up metabolism, which is great for weight loss. An ingredient in black pepper called piperine inhibits the spreading of rectal cancer cells, according to a study published in Experimental and Molecular Pathology.
Broccoli is part of the cruciferous vegetable family, which means potent compounds like called kaempferol and isothiocyanates, which help reduce inflammation. It also contains compounds that may help fight gastric cancer.
Coconut oil is packed with healthy fats. It is also great for skin and hair health because of its high levels of the antioxidant vitamin E. It adds richness to this recipe.
It is a healthier option than table salt. What makes it healthier is the way that it is gathered. Sea salt is unprocessed and additive-free, just the way nature intended.
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees
Wash and slice 2 cups of broccoli stalks to desired chip size
Put stalks in a bowl, drizzle with 1 tsp of melted coconut oil
Add sea salt and black pepper to desired taste
Transfer stalks to a baking sheet and place in the oven
Bake for 25 minutes or until the chips are crispy and crunchy
Make sure ingredients are organic
Enjoy this healthy sea salt broccoli chips recipe!
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1. “Healthy Organic Broccoli Chips Recipe.” Mercola.com. Mercola.com, n.d. Web. 06 Nov. 2016.