*Recipe* Baked Kale Chips

I have been wanting to make these for a while now.. and I finally did it today!

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How to make kale chips:

Ingredients
-about 3 handfuls of kale
-1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
-salt
-seasonings (I chose garlic and ‘lemon & herbs’ seasoning)

Preparation
-Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
-Tear the kale off the stem into large pieces, place in a strainer and wash it.

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-Put the washed kale into a salad spinner to dry it.
-After spinning it, make it extra dry with paper towels.

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-Put it into a bowl and add 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and mix it around so that it goes on all the kale.

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-Place it onto a baking sheet so that the kale is all spread out.

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-Bake the kale until it is crispy, but still dark green in colour (brown kale is bitter).
-Check it at 12 minutes

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-When done, take it out and season it with salt and any seasoning you choose.

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-Let it cool for 5 minutes then enjoy!

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They turned out really yummy!!

Seasonings:
-salt
-smoked paprika
-curry powder
-parmesan cheese
-lemon&herb
-garlic

Why Kale is good for you:
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-Source of lutein (mentioned in the post before), which is an antioxidant
-High in fibre, helps fill you up and keep you full
-High in vitamin A
-High in calcium
-High in vitamin K
-Anti-imflammatory
-Provides decent amounts of vitamin c, folic acid, vitamin B6, potassium, and magnesium
-Low in calories
-Low in fat

They are perfect for a night time snack while watching tv, or to pack in a bag and take with you to work!

♥ Taylor R.

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