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10 'French Fry' Recipes That Aren't Super-Bad for You

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Aside from maybe having a slumber party with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, there is little in life that can compare with French fries. But before you run out to the nearest Mickey D's, consider these ten healthier alternatives.

Zucchini "Fries"
Crispy, salty and delicious. Get the recipe.



Baked Onion Strings
Greasy onion rings will weigh you down, but not this crispy and delicious shoestring version. Get the recipe.


Cheesy Cauliflower Tots
French fries...tater tots...we don't discriminate. These cheesy cauliflower bites should do the trick. Get the recipe.


Crispy Green Beans
Um, excuse me, but your fries are green...Get the recipe.


Brussels Sprouts Chips
It's all about the light char. Get the recipe.


Baked Avocado Fries
Oh, avocado, what can't you do? Get the recipe.


Roasted Carrot Fries
Add some color to your plate. Get the recipe.


Roasted Beet Chips
OK...technically not fries, but these baked veggie chips are a nice addition to any fall menu. Get the recipe.


Baked Eggplant Fries with Goat Cheese Dipping Sauce
When tangy met salty... and fell in love. Get the recipe.


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