If you’re determined to improve your eating habits, replacing potato chips and other snacks with healthier options is a good start.

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

Ingredients:

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

Directions:

Wash and pat dry, then roughly chop the kale into chip-size pieces, removing the largest and hardest parts of the leaf’s rib.

In a large bowl, massage olive oil, salt and hummus into the kale with your hands until the kale is evenly coated.

Spread the kale on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake in a 350°F (190°C) oven for about 10 minutes.

Turn chips over and mix them around. Put them back in the oven for another 10 minutes.

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