Thursday, November 15, 2012

Easy Kale Chips 3 Ways: The Best Kale Chip Recipes EVER


Kale's one the healthiest vegetables on the planet. Devour ONE CUP and you'll consume a mere 36 calories while gaining 5 grams of fiber, 15% of your daily calcium requirement, vitamin B6, 40% magnesium, 180% of vitamin A, 200% of vitamin C, 1,020% (!) of vitamin K, copper, potassium, iron, and phosphorus. This recipe contains TWO cups of health-promoting goodness and it tastes better than Pringles. Forget chips, you have a new lover with a satisfying crunch that'll treat your body good. Oh baby. Let's get to it!


Equipment: dehydrator or a toaster oven/conventional oven, salad spinner is optional

Shopping List: 2 cups of kale + Cheesy Chips: 2 cups cashews, 2 lemons, garlic, pepper. Classic: olive oil, salt. Yeasty: nutritional yeast, garlic, olive oil, tamari/soy sauce or liquid aminos, vinegar. Sesame oil  is optional.


Step 1: Wash your kale (any type, I use curly) thoroughly. You don't want gritty dirt ruining the magic when bite into your crisp chip perfection. Dry the leaves with a salad spinner or shake dry.

Dressing Choices: Use nutritional yeast dressing for savory yeasty chips, cashew "cheese" for cheesy chips, or 1 tablespoon of olive oil (max) per 2 cups of kale chips with salt to taste for classic chips.


Step 2: Thoroughly coat 2 cups of kale chips with 2 tablespoons of your desired dressing. Use 1 tablespoon of olive oil per 2 cups of kale for classic chips.

Optional: Sprinkle nutritional yeast flakes on top of your chips for added crunch, delicious cheesy flavor, and a B vitamin boost.


Step 3: Spread your chips evenly on your dehydrator tray or baking sheet if you're using a toaster or conventional oven. I prefer to use a dehydrator  it's fast, easy (no pre-heating), and preserves more nutrients than baking. It takes one to two hours for your chips to dry. Check on your chips every 30 minutes, they're ready when they're bone dry.

Kale Fact: Boasting an incredible amount of calcium, kale is ideal for vegans or the lactose intolerant. The antioxidant vitamins A, C, and K make it an anti-aging, cancer-preventing food!


Step 4: ENJOY! This is a guilt-free and nutrient rich comfort food; it's good for the body and soul. Store them in an airtight jar to preserve the crisp, but they'll be gone before you know it!

Bookmark, pin, and share this recipe! You won't stop at making one batch of these delicious chips. These chips are filling and delicious on their own, but they also add a nice crunch to other recipes. Try these recipes and let me know how you like it- and which one you like best!

What's your favorite way to get more veggies into your diet? 
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94 comments:

  1. I'm not too good about eating veggies so should give this a try! Thanks!

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    1. Let me know how you like it! I love using kale chips as a "gateway drug" into more healthy eating.

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  2. Great post. I have got to try kale chips! My favourite way to get veggies into my diet is to have someone else prepare them. I loooove veggies but I am lazy about making them.

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    1. Once you get the hang of incorporating them into your diet it's super easy. I'm sure you'll love the kale chips as much as your other veggie dishes!

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  3. deargod love kale chips--we recently made some and my middle boy was snitching them before dinner--we finally told him you can't have more! he broke down in tears hahhhahhaha you better link this up to the NEXT Just ANother Meatless Monday!!

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    1. I know, right? I finally have a recipe to share on your awesome link-up! :) I've made 12 cups worth of these chips and they're always gone QUICK. I'll be doing a follow-up posts with fun ways to package treats like this as Christmas gifts. Everyone loves 'em.

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  4. I so want to try these! I pinned your post. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. Ok, so I have never had kale, and I don't understand the hype, or know where the heck it came from, but these look good so I'm trying it! : )

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    1. You won't regret coming to the green side! Jooooin us...

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  6. Sounds great. I can't wait to try it. I don't have a dehydrador. Do you know what temp and how long in a conventional oven?

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    1. Preheat to 275 F, and cook your chips for 20 to 30 minutes. Flip the chips when one side is dry so they dry completely inside and out.

      Let me know they turn out! :)

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  7. Mmm, kale is so yummy! I buy it for salads, but I'll have to try the chip thing too!

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    1. I love it for salads, too. And sandwiches! Let me know how you like the kale chips when you try it.

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    1. Aw! :) more easy tgrift vegan recipes are coming!

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    2. "Easy, thrifty" that is. Damn you, phone.

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  9. I want to try these! (plus, judging from the first picture, these chips are t-rex approved...who am I to question?) :)

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  10. Well I made them in the oven. Followed your directions and worked like a charm. Unfortunately, I added a little too much salt to the classic recipe so was a little too salty. They were still good. Can't wait to make them again with a little less salt. My husband said it was hard to stop eating once started. Ha Ha Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Glad you liked them! It is a little tricky to get the right amount of salt, I hope your next batch comes out perfect. Thanks for the follow-up.

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  12. Kale chips!!!!!! gimme some! also what dehydrator you got?

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    1. I borrowed a "oster" one from a friend, but will soon invest in a multiple tray excaliber dehydrator for my raw vegan "uncooking" needs.

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