These creative french fries are healthier (and seriously, just as delicious) than the greasy potato fries you know and love.
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Nope, they're not sweet potatoes. These savory baked carrot fries offer filling fiber and beta-carotene, a nutritional powerhouse.
Get the recipe: Healthy Baked Carrot Fries
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Say bye to white potatoes, and hello to white parsnips. This root veggie is like a combination of a carrot and a potato, with a little nutty flavor behind it. Try these parsnip fries that are crispy on the outside and oh-so-perfect on the inside. (Psst...here are some other ways to cook with parsnips.)
Get the recipe: Herb Roasted Parsnip Fries
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These eggplant fries are baked to crispy perfection, and you'll almost forget you're not eating standard french fries. The trick is to make sure the veggie is completely dry before seasoning and cooking.
Get the recipe: Paleo Eggplant Fries
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You might normally eat your beets chilled on a salad, with some goat cheese and arugula, or blended into your favorite juice. But if your beet game stops there, you're missing out. Roasted beets are high in all sorts of nutrients like potassium, iron, vitamin C, and beta-carotene, plus they even boost your brain power.
Get the recipe: Savory Roasted Beet Fries
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Do you even know what a rutabaga is? All you need to know is that if you slice them up and bake them, you'll hardly tell the difference between these and potato french fries.
Get the recipe: Rutabaga Fries
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Butternut Squash Fries
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Butternut squash and its relatives shouldn't be reserved for cold, wintry nights spent inside. These butternut squash fries are a great accompaniment to your first backyard cookout of the year. Although they won't be as crisp as say, a sweet potato fry, they're a welcome sweet and savory addition to your table.
Get the recipe: Butternut Squash Fries
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