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Have you ever had Kale?  No I don’t mean the stuff you find on the supermarket shelf in a can, right next to the spinach.  I mean fresh, raw kale that you find in the fresh fruits and vegetable aisle.  Huge difference.

First of all, what is kale?  Kale is a member of the cabbage family that is packed with nutrition.

I love kale!  It is one of my favorite green vegetables and a total staple in my kitchen.

You say your kids won’t eat kale?  I say I have a recipe for kale that will keep them coming back for more.

What is this magical recipe?

Kale Chips!

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They may not be potato chips, but they’re a good healthy replacement. These crispy and nutrition-packed chips are sure to be gobbled up quickly.

Ingredients:

  •  One bunch kale cut in bite sized pieces
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

How to Make It:

  •  Preheat your oven to 325 F.
  • Wash the kale thoroughly and rip it up into bite sized pieces, discarding the stems.

Here’s a run down of what just one serving of kale chips have to offer nutritionally speaking:

  • 50 calories
  • 10 grams of carbohydrates
  • 2 grams of dietary fiber
  • 3 grams of protein
  • 1 gram of fat, of which just 0.1 is saturated
  • no cholesterol
  • 2 milligrams of potassium
  • 769 micromilligrams of vitamin A
  • Iron

and trace amounts of the following:

  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorus,
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin K

You don’t have to tell the kids that they are full of vitamins, just let them think they’re good! 😉