Baked Kale Chips

Nutrition / March 10, 2014

Author: Monica Lam-Feist, BS

Monica is AlgaeCal’s Content Marketing Manager. Monica completed her studies at The University of Wisconsin-Madison where she received a B.S. degree in Life Sciences Communication and a B.A. degree in Sociology. She also received certificates in Digital Studies and Leadership. Monica was an elite athlete and played Varsity soccer for the Wisconsin Badgers, Vancouver Whitecaps and for the Canadian Women's National Team. She brings a holistic and unique perspective and pulls from her experience in athletics and health to write for AlgaeCal.

We all have those moments when those salty potato chips look oh-so-tempting and weakness starts to take over. I’ll admit that I’ve given in to those moments multiple times, until recently.

Who knew kale would be the answer?! Kale is filled with powerful antioxidants and is high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Calcium making it a healthy and satisfying alternative.

These delicious kale chips will help satisfy your snack cravings, and have the added benefit of filling your body with the fibre and micronutrients it needs.

Try them for your next movie night!

Homemade Organic Green Kale Chips with salt and oil


  • 1 kale bunch
  • 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
  • 1/2 lemon, squeezed
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Additional: get creative and add different spices like cumin or red pepper flakes. For vegans- nutritional yeast is a good cheese substitute


  1. Preheat your over to 375 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Thoroughly rinse and dry kale
  3. Cut the stems off the kale
  4. Chop into large, chip sized pieces
  5. Put into a bowl and toss with extra virgin olive oil, freshly squeezed lemon, other spices of your choosing and salt and pepper
  6. Place on a tray and bake for 15 minutes
  7. Take out and flip the kale chips to bake the other side
    (*Check on the kale often when baking so it doesn’t burn)
  8. Bake for another 10 minutes or until crisp
  9. Take out and let cool, then enjoy!

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