This for That

Over the next few weeks, I will introduce healthy junk food swaps. We all crave sweet or salty treats once in a while and sometimes we reach for the junk that is greasy, high is sugar and processed. We will not let our cravings get the best of us. We can satisfy those cravings and fuel your body with natural whole foods that not only have health benefits but taste delicious too (no joke)! Here are two kale chip recipes to satisfy your salty and cheesy cravings:

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Craving something salty?

Ingredients

  • 1 small bunch of kale
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • pinch salt

Steps

  1. Preheat over to 250 degrees.
  2. Rinse kale and dry thoroughly. Remove stems, and tear or cut pieces of kale into 2-inch pieces.
  3. Massage olive oil into kale (do not drench in oil).
  4. Sprinkle lightly with salt.
  5. Arrange in single layer on parchment paper–lined baking sheet.
  6. Bake until crisp and dark green, 12 to 15 minutes.

*If kale turns brown, you have have kept in oven too long and is has lost its nutrients.

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Craving something cheesy?

Ingredients

  • 1 small bunch of kale
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • pinch of salt

Steps

  1. Preheat over to 250 degrees.
  2. Rinse kale and dry thoroughly. Remove stems, and tear or cut pieces of kale into 2-inch pieces.
  3. Massage olive oil into kale (do not drench in oil).
  4. Add nutritional yeast and toss to lightly coat kale.
  5. Arrange in single layer on parchment paper–lined baking sheet.
  6. Sprinkle lightly with salt.
  7. Bake until crisp and dark green, 12 to 15 minutes.

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