While complaints about the taste of health food are increasingly without merit, when it comes to snack foods the jab often still lands. Like a kid trying too hard to be cool, healthy takes on traditional junk food still tend to be a cruel combo of unsatisfying and unpalatable. But things are looking up – these alterna-chips taste great and are guilt-free replacements for many deep-fried favorites.
Plocky's Mediterranean Munchies
Made using hummus and olive oil, these flavorful chips are gluten free, crunchy, and satisfying. They've also got a bit of protein (3 grams per serving), though the list of ingredients is a little longer than we'd like. It includes items such as defatted soy flour, potassium chloride, and maltodextrin – a far cry from the usual chickpeas, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic in hummus.
There are five flavors to choose from: Original, Roasted Garlic, Roasted Red Pepper, Greek Lemon and Herb, and Honey Caramelized Onion. Try finding those last two anywhere else on the snack aisle.