Kale Chips

You will not see a lot of recipes on this blog. I struggle in the kitchen, so there is no use pretending that I know what I'm doing. However, I'm always looking for ways to get more (organic) veggies into my kids. So if I find something that works, I'll post it. They really don't love any type of cooked vegetable and my best success usually comes by just putting out raw veggies and some hummus or a healthy dressing for dipping. However, this recipe is one that they will eat...and Kale is an important super-food, but it has a bit of a "bite," so sometimes it is a difficult one to convince kids to try. I saw Kale Chips at the grocery store the other day...a 2 oz. bag for $7...this is a much less expensive option.

-Preheat oven to 300 degrees
-Wash kale (be sure to dry completely)
-Break the leaves into bit size pieces (no stems)
-Spread pieces onto cookie sheet
-Spray with an olive oil spritzer to very lightly coat (you could also put them in a bowl and toss if you don't have a mister...I try to avoid cooking sprays due to the propellants they contain)...you want some oil, but they very easily get soggy so be careful
-Sprinkle with sea salt (you could season however you like...I enjoy adding a little cayenne pepper or something spicy...but this doesn't work well for the kiddos)
-Bake 10-15 minutes, turn the pan around and go for another 10 minutes or so


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