Kale Chips

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Kale, the leafy green guaranteed to make you feel healthier, is a great addition to any diet.  For those of us still getting used to this veggie that can be a little tough if not prepared correctly, baking the leaves into chips is a great introduction.  Really, coating anything in a little oil and salt is a surefire way to make taste good, right? So good that even your kiddos will love ‘em. Kale is chock-full of nutrients like vitamins K, A and C and antioxidants and aids in cancer prevention and anti-inflammation.  It truly is superb.

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To make kale chips you’ll need:
1 bunch of Lacinato kale
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sea salt

Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Wash and dry kale leaves. Remove ribs from kale leaves and tear into 2-3″ pieces.  In a large bowl, toss kale with oi and sea salt until evenly coated. Place kale on an ungreased baking sheet in a single layer.  Bake for 7-9 minutes, checking at 7 minutes to make sure the chips aren’t burning. Let cool slightly then remove from the pan with a spatula. Enjoy!

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  1. […] Lacinato Kale (center): Part of the Brassica family. Also known as Tuscan Kale or Dinosaur Kale. It has an earthy and is more delicate in flavor than curly kale.  Kale contains large amounts of vitamins K, A and C which benefit your blood, your bones, your eyes and your immune system. All varieties of kale offer cardiovascular benefits because of its cholesterol lowering abilities. Makes great kale chips! […]

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