Kettle Corn Kale Chips, Vegan and Gluten-Free

The best recipe for Kettle Corn Kale Chips
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What food and nutrition blog doesn’t have a recipe for kale chips???  These aren’t your average kale chips!  I was inspired to make kettle corn kale chips after our trip to the fair this past week.  Walking through the sea of fried twinkies, slushies, fried dough, ice cream and candy apples we found a somewhat healthy fair treat!  It was a local vendor who was selling all natural kettle corn with four simple ingredients, sea salt, sugar, olive oil and popcorn.  I took these ingredients and turned them into kale chips!

kettle corn kale chips vegan gluten free best recipe

Kettle Corn Kale Chips

The best recipe for Kettle Corn Kale Chips
Course Appetizer, Kid food, Snack
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Vegan
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 145kcal
Cost $


  • 1 large bunch kale
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons dry coconut sugar regular sugar works too
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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • De-stem kale and tear into pieces, wash and pat dry.
  • Place kale in a large bowl, drizzle with olive oil and massage into kale leaves.
  • Sprinkle with coconut sugar and sea salt, massage into kale leaves.
  • Using two cookie sheets, spread kale in a single layer and place in the oven.
  • Cook for 12-15 minutes or until crisp, completely dry and lightly brown however, do not burn 🙂


Another variation would be to add almond butter and honey!  Follow the same directions but mix together 2 tablespoons raw honey, 2 tablespoons almond butter and 2 tablespoons olive oil.  Massage into kale leaves and cook for 15 minutes, checking occasionally. 🙂


Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 0.4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 456mg | Potassium: 50mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1424IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 0.3mg
Cristina C. RD LDN

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