Cheesy Baked Kale Chips

INGREDIENTS (serves 4):

  • 1 (12 oz) bag kale, washed
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp salt

    1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
    2. Using a sharp knife remove stems from kale. Chop kale into large pieces and place into a bowl.
    3. Add of olive oil and dash of salt to bowl and massage kale until kale has softened (~3 to 5 minutes).
    4. Add parmesan cheese and toss so parmesan is evenly distributed.
      1. Optional: season with garlic powder, chili flakes, or any other seasoning
    5. Arrange kale pieces in one layer on a prepared baking sheet (if kale does not fit in a single layer, use additional baking sheet).
    6. Place in oven to bake for 12-15 minutes, tossing kale halfway through.
    7. Remove tray from oven once kill pieces are crispy. Serve and enjoy!

    Serves 4. This is a Step 1 Approved Recipe.

    • FOR JOURNALING ON THE F-FACTOR DIET: 0g carbohydrate, 3g fiber 
    • ACTUAL NUTRITIONAL CONTENT PER SERVING: 70 calories, 6g protein, 7g carb, 3g fiber, 4g net carb, 2g sugar, 3g fat, 1g sat fat, 105mg sodium