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Baked Kale/Spinach Chips


  • 6
  • 10 min
  • 10 min

Submitted by Barbara Day, M.S., R.D.


  • 1 lb kale or spinach
  • Olive Oil Spray
  • Salt



Here’s low fat, low calorie high nutrient crunchy snack that is easy-to-fix but quick to eat.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:  21 calories, 2 grams protein, <1 grams of fat, 4  grams of CHO, 2 grams of fiber, 398  mg sodium.






Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper to prevent sticking. If using kale, cut leaves from the thick stems and tear into bite size pieces. Wash & thoroughly dry greens using a salad spinner. Place greens in a single layer and lightly spray with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt or seasoned salt of choice. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until crisp. Dip in salsa or low fat onion dip (optional).


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1 lb kale or spinach

Olive Oil Spray


Barbara Day, M.S., R.D., is a registered dietitian with a Master’s Degree in clinical nutrition.  The former publisher of Kentuckiana HealthFitness Magazine, Kentuckiana Healthy Woman magazine and radio show host of Health News You Can Use, Barbara has over 44 years of experience in promoting healthy lifestyles to consumers.  Barbara worked as Nutrition Consultant to the Navy SEALs (8 years) and the University of Louisville Athletic Department (10 years). Barbara currently writes a weekly nutrition column for the Southeast Outlook. Barbara is a runner, cyclist, hiker,  a mother and grandmother to 13 grandchildren.    



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