Superfood snack: Baked kale chips

Fall movie nights got you craving salty, crunchy snacks? Don’t be tempted by greasy potato chips. Instead, master your munchies and feel good about your eats with these delicious, oven-baked kale chips.

Did you know?

Kale is a superfood veggie with detoxing properties. It’s packed with vitamins A, C and K, plus manganese, calcium, potassium, iron and plenty of fiber. It contains lots of antioxidants, which will help your bod stay healthy as stress and cool weather takes its toll. Studies have also shown that kale wards off certain types of cancer.



Washed kale leaves

1 tablespoon olive oil

Sea salt



Preheat the oven to 300oF. Grab about two large handfuls of washed kale leaves and pat them dry with a paper towel. Put the dry leaves into a bowl and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Toss until each leaf is evenly coated, then place on a cookie sheet covered in aluminum foil. Make sure that none are overlapping. Lightly sprinkle with sea salt and place in the oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until dark green and crispy. Enjoy!

BY LAUREN IZQUIERDO ON 9/17/2012 4:03:00 PM

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