Baked Chips & Hummus

A very satisfying and healthy snack to munch on during the day is baked chips with hummus. The reason baked chips are a healthier choice over regular fried chips is the amount of fat and overall calories. You can save tons of calories when you choose the baked version of your favorite chips. Here is a breakdown of the fat and calorie difference in fried vs. baked chips:
  • Regular Doritos (20 chips): 200 calories, 10 grams of fat.
  • Baked Doritos (20 chips): 120 calories, 3.5 grams of fat
  • Regular Lays (20 chips): 290 calories, 20 grams of fat
  • Baked Lays (20 chips): 110 calories, 1.5 grams of fat
  • Regular Tostitos (12 chips): 140 calories, 7 grams of fat
  • Baked Tostitos (30 chips): 120 calories, 0.5 grams of fat

Hummus is very nutritious and satisfying. Hummus has no saturated fats or cholesterol, and contains high levels of protein. The main ingredient in hummus is chickpeas which some studies have shown actually fights the build up of cholesterol in blood vessels and help control blood sugar levels.

Serving: 20 chips, 5 tbs hummus
Calories: 255
Fat: 10 grams
Carbs: 35 grams
Protein: 6 grams

source : shapefit


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