It doesn't take much to get a tasty chip; salt, EVOO and some creativity will get you far in the world of salty sides. From the classic baked potato chips to flakey kale chips, you'll want to ditch the bag after you try one of our homemade recipes.
Baked Veggie Chips
Not only are these crispy chips healthier than their bagged brothers, but they also bring a variety of rustic colors to your plate.
Make Root Vegetable Chips
Watch as our food editor shows you how to easily slice up root vegetables for light and crispy chips.
Rosemary Sunchoke Chips
Here's a simple and salty standout. The fresh rosemary and awesome sunchoke -- which is a part of the sunflower family -- are the perfect pair for a light snack.
Once you taste these perfectly crisped mushroom chips, you won't want to eat them any other way! And the best part? They're 100 percent veggie. Seconds are encouraged!
Lemon-Pepper Kale Chips
The earthy flavor of dinosaur kale leaves pair nicely with flavor boosting additions. Find out how to add a punch of BBQ, ranch, spicy thai or even salt n vinegar. The possibilities are endless.
Healthy Snacks: How to Make Kale Chips
For a 100-calorie version of light kale chips, watch this video.
Loaded Baked Potato-and-Popcorn Mix
Try mixing two household favorites -- popcorn and potato chips -- into one salty snack mix. But don't stop there; add seasonings and cheese to make each handful irresistible.
Bacon 'n' Bean Dip with Baked Potato Chips
Our Bacon 'n' Bean dip is amazing, but our homemade baked potato chips are even better. All you'll need are potatoes, EVOO and salt. Instead of frying, pop them in the oven until golden brown and enjoy.
How to Make Homemade Potato Chips
Instead of grabbing bagged chips, watch this video and make your own.
Honey-Baked Tortilla Chips
Give traditional tortilla chips a sweet spin. Serve 'em with greek yogurt, hummus, baba ghanoush, tomato salsa or bean dip.
More Summer Sides
Feast on more side dishes perfect for a warm weather gathering.