If you are looking for a healthier alternative to potato chips, head over to Costco and buy the Veggie Chips! Costco sells veggie chips in a big box labeled as “Veggie Snacks”, and this box has 3 kinds of veggie chips: Zesty Ranch flavor Garden Veggie Straws, plain Garden Veggie Straws and Garden Veggie Chips. There are 8 packages of each kind of veggie chips – 24 bags of veggie chips total.
Veggie Snacks brand is “Sensible Portions”, and each bag of the veggie chips has quite sensible 130 calories :) The best thing is that these veggie chips taste just as good as regular potato chips – I honesty can’t tell the difference! Both Veggie Straws and Veggie Chips are extremely crunchy – when you eat them, everybody will hear you from far away! These veggie snacks are so tasty, I’ll never buy regular potato chips again!
Veggie Chips are shaped like traditional potato chips, and Veggie Straws are shaped like sticks. Both Veggie Chips And Veggie Straws have three fun colors in them – yellow, orange and green, and they are equally crunchy and tasty. The Zesty Ranch flavored veggie straws have intense spicy taste, and the plain veggie chips and straws taste like regular plain chips.
The nutritional information for all 3 kinds of veggie snacks in a Costco box is virtually the same – the only difference is that the Ranch Flavor Veggie Straws have more sodium. Here are the nutrition facts for Veggie Chips And Veggie Straws: serving size 1 package, 130 calories, 7 grams of fat, 1 gram of saturated fat, zero trans fat, zero cholesterol, 250 mg sodium (Zesty Ranch flavor has 350 mg), 10 grams total carbohydrate, 1 gram of fiber, 1 gram of sugar, 1 gram of protein, 2% vitamin C, 2% iron. These veggie chips even have some fiber and protein :)
Veggie Chips and Veggie Straws are made out of potatoes with tomatoes and spinach. They are pretty low in calories, have 30% less fat than the leading potato chip, use all natural ingredients, have zero trans fat and no preservatives.
Here’s the picture of Garden Veggie Straws (Zesty Ranch Flavor), light blue package:
Here are the plain Veggie Straws, green package:
And here are Garden Veggie Chips, dark blue package: