Kale Chips

So I have this theory: no one actually likes kale chips. And I mean, compared to their delicious potato counterpart, it’s really no competition- but not everyone can eat a bag of Lays, and more to the point, not everyone wants to eat a bag of Lays. Cue the entrance of our green chewy savior. Salty, spiced to flavor, and I get my iron. Win, win, win, win, win. Win.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8-10 minutes
Yield: As Much As Your Green Little Heart Desires


  • 1 bunch of kale
  • 1/2 tbs of avocado/olive oil
  • Optional, choose one or two: salt, nutritional yeast flakes, chipotle seasoning, pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Strip kale stems and cut into potato-sized chunks. Place in a bowl.
  3. Drizzle oil onto kale, mix thoroughly.
  4. Season kale.
  5. Place kale on pan, spread evenly, with little or no overlap.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until edges turn slightly brown.
  7. Kale should be crisp and dry.

Whipping up a bowl of kale chips takes hardly any time at all, and depending on how you cut the kale/ how you season the kale, I find this to be a perfect substitute for popcorn. Salty, crunchy, with lots of room for creativity.
Eat up.

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