Kale is a powerhouse of antioxidants such as carotenoids and flavonoids, which can help neutralise free radicals and prevent the damaging effects of oxidative stress which can lead to premature aging and inflammation in the cells and the skin. In addition, the cacao in this recipe means plenty of magnesium, and a compound called phenylethylamine – both of which are thought to support your energy levels and mood.
Preheat the oven to 150 degrees celsius.
Give the kale a good wash, then dry completely using a couple of paper towels.
Melt the coconut oil in a small saucepan, remove from the heat and mix in the cacao and maple syrup, combining thoroughly.
Divide up the kale between 2 baking trays (depending on their size), and spread the kale out in an even layer - make sure they don’t overlap.
Bake for 10 -15 minutes, turning at least once. Check on them often to ensure they are not burning.
Once cooled, eat straight away (easy to do) or store in a airtight container for 2 - 3 days
Tip - This recipe is tried, tested and loved by kids, a tasty (and sneaky way) to encourage your family to eat more greens - bake up a batch today!
Prefer something savoury, try our dairy free 'cheesy' kale chips instead!
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