Sweet potatoes are permitted in limited amounts so don’t over indulge. This is a great snack for a change in pace and since they are homemade you can use a healthy oil in preparation.

Spicy Sweet Potato Chips

2 tablespoons olive oil

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

3 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices

and pepper to taste

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Stir together olive oil and cayenne pepper in a small bowl. Brush the sweet potato slices the olive oil and cayenne pepper mixture and place onto the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 8 minutes, then turn the potato slices over brush with oil mixture again. Continue baking until tender in the middle, and crispy on the edges, about 7 minutes more.