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Baked Kale Chips

Growing up, I thought of kale as a salad bar decoration.  We would put large bundles of kale over the ice in the salad bar at the pizza restaurant I worked in. I never even knew you could eat the stuff.  It wasn’t until I became a dietitian that I started realizing the amazing nutrient richness of this dark green leafy veggie.  Kale can help your body naturally detox at a cellular level and provides more than 1,300% of the DV for vitamin K.  Even after I learned so many benefits to eating this veggie,  I couldn’t think of any way to prepare it.  Until one day at Google one of the chefs in Nourish prepared crispy baked kale chips as an appetizer at our cooking demonstration.  Now, whenever I get a big bunch I love to make a nice weekend snack for the family.  I can eat almost the whole bunch myself!

Baked Kale Chips
 
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Nutrition Information
  • Serving size: ½ batch
  • Calories: 85
  • Fat: 7
  • Carbohydrates: 4
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: 1

these simply delicious kale chips are a fantastic weekend snack or appetizer at your next party.
Ingredients
  • large bunch of fresh kale
  • 1 tbs. olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions
  1. preheat oven to 300 F.
  2. wash the kale and dry thoroughly (very important step to make the crispiest kale chips)
  3. cut the ribs out of the middle of the kale
  4. roughly break the remaining leaves into large and small sizes, throw into large bowl
  5. toss with olive oil
  6. sprinkle salt
  7. arrange in single layer on large baking sheet
  8. bake 20-30 minutes turning kale every 10 minutes
  9. serve warm

 

myrdn

myrdn

Nutritionist, runner, yogi, gourmet chef, blogger, mother and wife

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