Kale chips are an incredible side dish as far as nutrients go, they’re perrrrfect for little ones to help with independently, and my kids literally include, “Thank you God for kale chips at dinner,” during evening prayers, they like them so much.
If you have some kale, time to use it! If you’re still shopping, time to grab some!
Kale Chips Recipe Kids Love
- 1 medium bunch of kale
- Drizzle of olive oil
- 1/4-1/2 tsp. salt
- Wash the kale really well and then rip it into chip-sized pieces. Don’t use the hard stem, tear the leaves away from it.
- Drizzle with olive oil and stir until the chips are well coated.
- Spread out on a baking sheet and sprinkle with salt.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. We always check after 10 just to be safe. These can burn quickly! They’re done when they’re “fall apart crunchy.”
- Store in an airtight container.
“Mooooom, I’m hungry!!”
How many times do your kids ask for snacks each day? Wouldn’t it be a relief if they were empowered to prepared their own snacks, instead of coming to you and whining about how hungry they are?
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- You can use any variety of kale! We’ve used green, purple and black kale before!
- I save the kale stalks to toss into a green smoothie.
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About Katie Kimball
Katie Kimball, CSME, creator of Kids Cook Real Food and CEO of Kitchen Stewardship, LLC, is passionate about connecting families around healthy food. As a trusted educator and author of 8 real food cookbooks, she’s been featured on media outlets like ABC, NBC and First for Women magazine and contributes periodically on the FOX Network.
Since 2009, busy moms have looked to Katie as a trusted authority and advocate for children’s health, and she often partners with health experts and medical practitioners to stay on the cutting edge. In 2016 she created the Wall Street Journal recommended best online kids cooking course, Kids Cook Real Food, helping thousands of families around the world learn to cook. She is actively masterminding the Kids’ Meal Revolution, with a goal of every child learning to cook.
A mom of 4 kids from Michigan, she is also a Certified Stress Mastery Educator, member of the American Institute of Stress and trained speaker through Bo Eason’s Personal Story Power.