Low-carb and full of flavor, these cheesy chips are an irresistable way to get in vegetables and protein. Gluten-free and Paleo-friendly.

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  • Preparation Time

    15 minutes

  • Cooking Time

    30 minutes

  • Difficulty Rating

    1

  • Health Level

    4

  • Serves

    6

Ingredients

  1. 1½ lbs / 700 g (about 6 medium) turnips
  2. 1 Tbsp / 15 ml coconut oil
  3. 1½ oz / 43 g (6 Tbsp) hard cheese, grated
  4. 1 tsp / 3 g garlic powder
  5. 1 tsp / 2 g paprika, regular or smoked
  6. 2 tsp / 4 g onion powder

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F / 220°C.
  2. Peel tough outer layer of turnips, and slice like french fries.
  3. Mix all ingredients together until turnip slices are well-coated.
  4. Spread coated turnip slices onto a baking sheet.
  5. Place in oven, and baked for 30 minutes or until turnips reach desireed consistency.

Serving size: 1 cup / 110 g

Exchanges per Serving: 1 Veg, 1 Fat


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Comments 21

  1. Hi there Can you tell me exactly what carb and protein that I should be eating per day as being a pensioner I can’t seem to get my head around it and could you put in simple terms for me that I can understand. Thank you xxx

    • Hi, foggysunshine. You can see the exchanges you are allotted by clicking on the “Exchange mode” icon in the toolbar above your menu. Each exchange translates approximately to the following nutritional values:
      1 carb exchange = 15 grams of carbohydrates + up to 3 grams of protein
      1 protein exchange = 7 grams of protein + up to 5 grams of fat
      1 fat exchange = 5 grams of fat
      1 fruit exchange = 15 grams of carbohydrates
      1 vegetable exchange = 5 grams of carbohydrates + up to 2 grams of protein
      1 sweet exchange = up to 15 grams of carbohydrates + up to 5 grams of fat
      1 free exchange = up to 5 grams of carbohydrates or up to 2 grams of protein or fat
      According to the information in your profile, you are allotted approximately 225 grams of carbohydrate, 100 grams of protein, and 80 grams of fat.

    • Hi, Houseofpayne. Exchanges are units of nutrients with which you can build meals and menus. They are used by diabetes and weight management groups around the world. The approximate nutritional values of exchanges as follows:
      Carbohydrate: up to 15 grams of carbohydrate + up to 3 grams of protein
      Protein: up to 7 grams of protein + up to 5 grams of fat
      Fat: up to 5 grams of fat
      Vegetable: up to 5 grams of carbohydrate + up to 2 grams of protein
      Fruit: up to 15 grams of carbohydrate:
      Sweet: up to 15 grams of carbohydrate + up to 5 grams of fat

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