Kale Chips?

Have you ever considered eating kale chips? I have thought about it a few times, but I heard too many bad things about them, so I never got to try them! However, now I think I am ready to reconsider kale chips. While I was at the Lathrup Village farmers market yesterday I picked up some flyers off of the Michigan State University table.

One of the flyers has a recipe for kale chips! The flyer is from nutrition matters incorporated. Here is the recipe:

Ingredients:

·         1 bunch kale (3 cups raw)

·         2 teaspoons oil

·         1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)Instructions:

·         Step 1- Rinse kale with water and dry. Remove the stems. Cut the leaves into large pieces.

·         Step 2- Toss kale with oil and salt in a bowl. Arrange kale in a single layer on a metal baking sheet. Bake at 300 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Cool before eating.

So, eating some crunchy kale might not kill your appetite for Doritos right away, but I think it could work! I might add a little more spice to the mix myself. Also, buying kale is way cheaper than buying Doritos, not to mention kale is FULL of awesome nutrients! 

The Michigan State University Extension flyer that's all about kale, says that just one cup of kale includes 15% of the recommended daily intake of calcium and vitamin B6. It has 40% of magnesium 180% vitamin A, 200% vitamin C, and 1,20% vitamin K. 

So, I'm going to give these kale chips a try, what about you? Follow me on Instagram to see pictures of my kale chips when I'm done! 

Keeping it Fresh, Young & Free,

Ebeth