Kale Chips

kale chipsAll the rage these days, this healthy snack has been around for years and is a fun kid friendly way to prepare the green. This is a basic recipe that can be altered to suit your favorite flavors. Be creative and change around the oil and spices used. The only thing that can go wrong is overcooking the kale. You don’t want to burn the kale so watch it closely near the end, removing smaller pieces that have cooked faster.

One bunch kale, stemmed and cut into pieces of equal size

2 tablespoons olive oil

Sea salt, to taste

Red pepper flakes or smoked paprika

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. If needed, wash kale and dry well. Stem kale and cut into bite sized pieces. In a large bowl, toss all with olive oil, salt, pepper, and desired spices. You want the kale lightly coated with oil. Bake kale on a non-insulated pan until crispy, about 20-25 minutes, turning once halfway through. Taste for doneness, pulling from once they are lightly crispy