DIY Chips: Kale, Beets and More Recipes for the Ultimate Snack Food

Last Updated January 27, 2015
Photo by Chris Bryant

Skip store-bought chips in favor of these delicious DIY versions. Think outside the bag with these recipes that use beets, kale, Brussels sprouts and even cured meats to make a show-stopping batch of chips. Pair with a favorite dip and game on!

Brussels Sprouts Chips

Brussels Sprouts Chips
Crispy Brussels Sprouts Chips are delicious fun to cook with your kids.

Kale Chips with Toasted Lemon Zest

Wash and dry the kale leaves well in advance of roasting to ensure that they are completely dry. Serve these highly snackable chips in a wide, shallow dish, or cool to room temperature in a single...

Baked Peppery Dill Beets with Southern Devilled-Egg Dip

The ingredients here couldn’t be simpler—it’s the cooking method that’s unique. Following my technique, you’ll sandwich beet slices between matching baking sheets for the first 20 minutes of...

Baked Charcuterie Sampler

With the increasing popularity of cured meats and sausages and the recent focus on the craft of drying and smoking them, more and more restaurants are offering charcuterie plates from local makers...

Nacho Kale Chips

nacho kale chips
Transform your kale into a crunchy and addictive snack chip using cashews, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, and paprika to give it a delicious nacho flavor.

DIY Fruit and Vegetable Chips for Game Day

Game day means snacking, snacking and more snacking. Before you OD on sodium and preservatives, consider making your own alternative chips...

Mustard Green Chips

No, they’re not potato chips, but they have tons of flavor, are easy to make, and are just as satisfying when it comes to answering a crispy-salty craving. For a nod to the green’s southern...