I have heard about Kale chips repeatedly...armed with a bunch of Kale....I gave it a shot. I found a really easy and healthy recipe here and another one here. It seemed, if one were to have a snack attack it would be a healthy way to indulge. I didn't want all the calories from the second recipe...seemed to complicate something easy....but maybe next time I'll try that way. This was nearly calorie free, full of plant protein et al. I must become friends with Kale as it is the number one nutrient dense/calorie food. Remember? Health = Nutrient dense/calorie
I read the comments, read the ingredients and gave it a shot.
DON'T eat Kale stems. ::snort:: Wash, de-stem, and tear into pieces (they shrink).
I then spritzed with olive oil, I didn't care for the way the seasoning fell off the ones that weren't spritzed.
I sprinkled with Old Bay, Garlic Powder and later with Nutritional Yeast (Full day's worth of B12 - one of those nutrients missing from a vegan only lifestyle- tastes great).
I did some in the microwave for about 7 min. I did others at 350* for 9 - 11 min. I liked the oven baked chips better.
I tried them straight from the oven - I think it may be an acquired taste...Michael came in and asked if I were going "eat that or smoke it?"
I added Salsa - and liked it better
I liked them best sprinkled with Lays Baked Southwestern chips (25% fat!)....
No, I did not really leave all the chips. ::snort::
Michael discovered they were best if you crinkled them up and added them to the salsa....then ate them with a chip. MEN. It is a lentil chip (30% fat).
NOW - I'd love it if you'd share your favorite Kale recipes. I have a bunch left.
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