Happy Saint Patrick’s day everybody!
Since a lot of you probably have other activities planned for today, we’ll try to keep this post short and sweet- just like this recipe!
Ok, so this recipe’s not sweet, per say, but it sure is delicious! And it honestly couldn’t be any easier. And it’s green, so it fits in with the day’s festivities. :)
Today’s super-easy recipe is for one of our favourite snacks- kale chips!
Now, before those of you who have a fear of leafy greens go running in the opposite direction, hear us out! These chips are so incredibly flavourful and crispy, we promise they will change the way you look at dark green veggies!
And if you’re a real chip-lover who’s trying to cut down on the amount of chips you eat, well, these were practically made for you! :)
And they take 4 ingredients and only 5 steps, so really, what are you waiting for?
Kale is also extremely healthy for you, by the way! Full of fibre and antioxidants, plus it’s fat free and low cal, of course!
And there’s so many different flavours you can make! Add a sprinkle of parmesan cheese (or nutritional yeast!) and bam! You’ve got cheesy kale chips! Or add some chili powder and paprika for a spicier version, or onion and garlic powder and make a sue do-all dressed flavour- the choice is up to you! Just think of your favourite chip flavour and you can probably adapt it to kale chips :)
So here is the super-extremely easy recipe for a tasty and very healthy snack!
Prep: 10 min
Bake time: 10 min
Serves: 4-6 people
1 head of kale
2 tbsp olive oil
1/4 tsp salt
pepper, to taste
Preheat the oven to 400F.
Wash the kale under cold water and pat dry on a paper towel to remove as much excess water as possible.
Remove the thick stem from each leaf, and tear the leaves into large pieces. In a large bowl, toss the kale in olive oil, salt and pepper. Spread evenly on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil (you will probably need more than one sheet) and place in the oven for 10 minutes, or until the leaves are slightly browned and crispy. Eat right away (they will wilt and become soft if you try to store them)
Wash your kale…
Pat the leaves dry…
Remove those stems…
Toss in olive oil, salt and pepper…
Spread on a baking sheet…
Bake and enjoy!
Have you tried kale chips? What is your favourite chip flavour?