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I don't know about you, but the first time I tried to make my own kale chips, it was a huge fail (that seems to be a trend in my cooking career...) I over-cooked them in the oven, burning the leaves to a crips and sending them straight to the trash.
After some typical trial and error, I found a few things that changed the game. The first one being: an air fryer. You can definitely make these in the oven, I am just telling you I personally haven't been successful with it yet!
Kale chips are like the big secret to getting more veggies into your day without sacrificing your snack cravings. No, these do not taste like actual potato chips...but they are addicting and quiet filling. You'd be surprised with how quickly you can eat an entire bunch of kale when you make kale chips!
The other big trick I found when making these is adding some extra crunch by using a little bit of almond flour into the mix. The other key thing is to not use too much oil when coating the raw leaves; too much oil can weight everything down and make your kale chips soggy.
Between the crunch and the cheesiness from the nutritional yeast, this is hands-down one of my favorite "nutritious" snacks!