Valentine’s Day: Chocolate-Drizzled Kale Chips

Valentine’s Day is only a few days away so I'm already scheming for themed dishes.  My go to favorite snack is a sweet, tasty recipe combining two ingredients I love to eat: crunchy kale and bitter dark chocolate.  Yes, you heard me correctly… I make Chocolate Drizzled Kale Chips. What's wrong with taking a detour this Valentine's Day?  Forget about those sweetheart conversation hearts and the endless heart-shaped boxes filled with meltable chocolate candies.  Make something for your loved ones that truly combines ingredients that directly … [Read more...]

Homemade Crispy Kale Chips

If you peruse any list of food trends from 2011, kale usually tops them all.  Once a cute plate garnish, now it's a superfood and all the rage. Why? Well probably because it is one of the healthiest vegetables around, containing more nutritional value for fewer calories than almost any other food.  It's also been linked to have anti-inflammatory health benefits, cancer prevention benefits and plays a lead role in detoxification, among others. And, the best part?  It's darn tasty whether steamed or baked. Baked Crispy Kale Chips … [Read more...]