So I have a pinterest board for Cookies to Kale. My most popular recipe is for my Kale Chips. I’m not surprised. Kale chips are one of my favorite healthy snacks. They are quick, easy, and you can make them in a variety of flavors. Another plus? KALE IS AWESOME.
This green leafy veggie has gained popularity in the more recent years. It used to be that you could only find it in health food stores. Now, kale is sold at just about every grocery store! This stuff is a miracle vegetable.
- It is jam-packed with vitamins and nutrients
- It has more vitamin C than an orange
- it has more calcium than a glass of milk
- it is high in iron
- it is an anti-inflammatory
- If i keep going this is going to be a LONG list…
again…KALE IS AWESOME
How to make it even more awesome? Make it into a Kale chip 🙂
Here is my most recent favorite Kale chip recipe…
Spicy Garlic and Parmesan Kale Chips
- One bunch of kale
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 1/2-1 tsp cayenne pepper
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 2 TBS parmesan cheese
Pre-heat your oven to 400 degrees (depending on oven) First wash the kale. Next, DRY it COMPLETELY (I used a salad spinner). Tear chip sized pieces of kale off of the stalk. Place the pieces into a large bowl. Take one tsp of olive oil and massage it into kale (make sure that each piece has oil on it.)
Next add all of the spices (mix them through out with your hands!) Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray and spread kale out evenly (they can overlap). Bake for 10-15 minutes. Take out, and move them around with a spatula. Continue baking for about 5-10 more minutes (keep an eye on them).
Let them cool for a few minutes and ENJOY! I like to dip them in a little catsup 🙂
I love these because the cheesy garlic flavor really comes through, and you get a nice kick of spice as an after thought. They are incredibly fast to make and are a wonderfully crunchy and HEALTHY!!!!
On another note, tomorrow is our first performance of Big Fish!!!! It is such a special show, and I feel so honored to be a part of it. COME CHECK US OUT!!!