Posted On Mar 01, 2013
New You Health Tip: Mothers are right–eat your kale.
Kale is a big buzz-word in the superfood conversation lately. Perhaps you’ve seen this leafy, garnish-looking green, and wondered, “What exactly am I supposed to do with this?” Kale chips are a great option for virgins and newbies who might be confused or suspicious of its texture and bitter taste. One serving of kale boasts a five star optimum health rating from US Department of agriculture for its rich source of vitamins A, C, K, B6, Calcium, Potassium, Copper and Manganese; and just 30 calories! As you move on from newbie to intermediate to an absolute kale lover, check out “50 Shades of Kale” for a book filled with simple and delicious recipes!
Spiced Kale Chips for Starters:
1. Preheat Oven to 350 degrees
2. Cut Kale into halves or quarters (remove stems and center ribs)
3. Dip lightly in olive oil
4. Spread sea salt, pepper, and cayenne to taste
5. Cook for 20 minutes (or until it reaches optimum crisp)
6. Sprinkle lightly with parmesan (the New You secret ingredient)