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Oven-Baked Fries 4 Ways

Have your fries and eat them too with four healthy snacks made with sweet potato, zucchini, carrot and jicama.

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Oven-Baked Fries 4 Ways

Have your fries and eat them too with four healthy snacks made with sweet potato, zucchini, carrot and jicama.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds medium carrots, peeled and cut into fries
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon Italian parsley, chopped, for topping

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place carrot fries onto the baking sheet and add the olive oil, sea salt, garlic powder, cumin, and ground black pepper. Toss to coat.
  3. Spread out the carrot fries evenly onto the baking sheet.
  4. Place in the oven and bake for 20-30 minutes, tossing halfway, until the carrot fries are tender and starting to turn golden brown on the edges.

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, unpeeled and sliced into fries
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place the fries on the baking sheet and add the olive oil, raw honey, sea salt, and cinnamon. Toss well to evenly coat.
  3. Spread the potatoes over the baking sheet.
  4. Bake 20-30 minutes, or until well-browned, tossing halfway through.

Ingredients

  • 4-6 medium zucchini, unpeeled and cut into fries
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese, plus more for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 large eggs, beaten

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine almond meal, parmesan cheese, sea salt, and ground black pepper. Set aside.
  3. Dip the zucchini slices into the egg mixture, coating well, and then allow any excess to drip off.
  4. Coat with the almond meal mixture.
  5. Place the coated zucchini fries onto prepared baking sheet and then place into the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy, flipping halfway through.

Ingredients

  • 1 1 pound jicama, peeled and cut into fries
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place the jicama in a microwave-safe bowl with water. Microwave for 6 minutes.
  3. Place drained, microwaved jicama on baking sheet and add remaining ingredients. Toss to coat well.
  4. Spread the jicama fries out on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until they begin to turn golden brown, tossing halfway through.