Looking for a low-calorie snack you can munch on all day as you work from home? You’ve come to the right place. Baked kale chips are the answer!
Although they have become very popular over the past few years, kale chips are a very hit-or-miss type of snack to make at home, so here are some things you should keep in mind:
- You’ll want to use curly kale for this recipe.
- You need to dry them completely beforehand.
- It’s best to eat them right away.
- Try not to stack the kale leaves on the baking tray.
That being said, we were pleasantly surprised by these kale chips! If you’ve never tried them, don’t knock them until you do. You may have just stumbled upon your new healthy potato chip alternative! There are lots of benefits of eating kale. It is packed with nutrients. Kale is packed with iron, vitamin C, and has immune-boosting effects!
Ready to try them out for yourself? Take a look at the recipe below, and make sure to let us know what you thought in the comments section!
Baked Kale Chips
- Baking tray
- Parchment paper
- Large Mixing Bowl
- Preheat your oven to 170ºF or 76ºC. Prep a baking tray by placing parchment paper over top.
- Wash and dry your kale well, and pull the individual leaves off of the bunch.
- Prepare the coating: Combine tahini, lemon juice, tamari, and maple syrup in a large bowl. Mix very well.
- Toss the kale into the bowl, and massage the mixture into the kale using your hands.
- Sprinkle the nutritional yeast over your kale leaves, and massage it in as well. Then, place your kale on the baking tray, separating the leaves as best you can. Lightly salt the leaves.
- Pop your kale in the oven, and bake for 30 minutes. Then, remove, let them cool, and enjoy!