An easy recipe for grain-free, gluten-free healthy tortilla chips

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Are tortilla chips healthy for you?  Why would you bother making them for yourself instead of just paying the miniscule amount that they cost here in the US?  That was the question Grant asked me when I decided to try to make some healthy, grain-free, gluten-free tortilla chips … just because.  And I found this really, REALLY easy recipe that fits the bill.  Try it, you’ll love it!

The spice blend shown below is really yummy, but if you have access to it, try the spice blend from Pranayums (website here).  Pranayums is a daily super spice boost in a convenient pack. Each packet of Pranayums contains a special blend of turmeric, black pepper, cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, licorice root and other spices.  I thought I’d give them a go with these chips and see how they went.  My friends, they are awesome with this spice blend.  Try this if you can – I promise you won’t be disappointed!

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These can be served with whatever topping you’d like!  I love it with my roasted red pepper hummus (recipe here), but feel free to make up your own salsa (or buy one), or any other type of sauce/topping.  Just try them.  Trust me!

Healthy tortilla chips
Serves 4
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
12 min
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
12 min
178 calories
18 g
47 g
11 g
4 g
2 g
47 g
29 g
0 g
0 g
8 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
47g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 178
Calories from Fat 91
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g
17%
Saturated Fat 2g
8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 47mg
16%
Sodium 29mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates 18g
6%
Dietary Fiber 0g
2%
Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A
11%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup almond meal
  2. 1 egg
  3. 1 tsp cumin
  4. 1 tsp paprika
  5. 1 tsp chili powder
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. Combine almond meal and spices and mix in the egg.
  3. Mix together until a dough forms - this may take a while but keep mixing!
  4. Place dough between two pieces of parchment paper and roll as thin as possible.
  5. Cut into size and shapes of your desire.
  6. Transfer the dough and parchment paper together onto a baking tray and cook for 11-13 mins. They crisp up the longer they bake in the oven, so it depends on how crispy you want them!
  7. Leave to cool and crisp up even more.
  8. Serve with your choice of toppings.
Adapted from paleogrubs.com
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calories
178
fat
11g
protein
4g
carbs
18g
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Adapted from paleogrubs.com
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