As a reformed potato chip addict, I am happy to announce that I have finally found a
healthy, vegan snack that satisfies my need to feed better than Lays Potato Chips.
Now that’s saying something!
If you are wondering what this miracle munchy is, the answer is kale chips.
Kale chips? Are you kidding me?
There’s no way kale can be a tasty, satisfying snack.
With a name like kale chips, you might not expect much in the way of
Homemade kale chips a are healthy, vegan snack that satisfy my snack cravings better than potato chips. Now that’s saying something!
Well, that’s where you are wrong.
We all know that kale is a very nutritions superfood, so try this simple recipe for baked kale chips adapted from
a basic recipe at freecoconutrecipes.com, and elevate your snacking to a higher level.
Easy Baked Kale Chips
Preparation Time: 25 minutes
8 loosely packed cups organic kale, torn into 1″ to 1½” pieces, tough stems removed
2 tablespoons organic virgin coconut oil, melted and still warm
3 tablespoons organic nutritional yeast
1/4 tsp Sea Salt, to taste
Preheat oven to 325F.
Rinse kale and dry thoroughly.
Place in a plastic container or large bowl.
Poor warm oil over kale.
Close container lid, and shake to coat (or alternatively, stir to coat in a bowl).
Spread out onto a large baking sheet.
Sprinkle with sea salt and nutritional yeast (careful, it doesn’t take much).
Bake for 20-22 minutes, until crispy.
Note: If you wish to make Raw Kale Chips, use a dehydrator instead of baking them
in the oven.
Spice Things Up a Bit
But, don’t stop with just the basics.
Why not spice things up a bit and get creative with your kale chips by adding other flavors?
Raid your kitchen and you’re to find a variety of foods and spices that will add
more zing to your chips, including:
*white wine vinegar
*red pepper flakes
So, enjoy your homemade kale chips.
Skip the popcorn and take them to the movies.
Pack them in your picnic basket.
Add them to your lunchbox.
Go basic or go a little crazy!
But whatever you do…
Bet you can’t eat just one!
Have you ever made Kale Chips?
What variations and seasonings have you tried?
Share you suggestions and comments with us.
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