Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
Wash and cut potatoes into long slices, about 1/4 of an inch thick. You can peel the potatoes, but this is optional.
Soak cut potatoes in water for 30 minutes.
While the potatoes are soaking, line a baking sheet or two with parchment paper.
Once the potatoes are done soaking, toss them with the avocado oil, salt, pepper, and smoked paprika, if using.
Line potatoes on lined baking sheets with NO overlapping pieces.
Baked for 25 minutes, flipping halfway.
While the fries are baking, make the cashew queso and chili. These can also be made ahead of time.