(NC) If you’re determined to improve your eating habits, replacing potato chips and other snacks with healthier options is a good start to getting the fuel your body needs.

Try this simple recipe for kale chips, created by the staff at Harrowsmith magazine. Kale is a superfood packed with calcium, protein, vitamins, iron, folate and antioxidants.

Kale Chips with Hummus
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Makes: 6 cups


  • 1 large bunch of leafy kale
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) salt
  • ½ cup (125 mL) hummus


  1. Wash and pat dry, then roughly chop the kale into chip-size pieces, removing the largest and hardest parts of the leaf’s rib.
  2. In a large bowl, massage olive oil, salt and hummus into the kale with your hands until the kale is evenly coated.
  3. Spread the kale on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake in a 350°F (190°C) oven for about 10 minutes.
  4. Turn chips over and mix them around. Put them back in the oven for another 10 minutes.

Find more easy and delicious recipes at harrowsmithmag.com.

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