by diana on September 7, 2010

in Raw & Vegetarian Recipes


I love kale chips!! I haven’t met a person that doesn’t. I got my recipe for kale chips from this video from the Renegade Health Show. I love this show and follow it. Here you can view how kale chips are made. You will need a dehydrator for these, if you don’t have one – I encourage you to get one because you can make some amazing crackers, breads, burgers and cookies!!!. Even a cheaper one will do to start. Time to get off the gluten and wheat and

We have a garden and planted kale so have a lot of it right now. Also you can get a TON of it at the Farmers Markets which are everywhere right now – please go to them and support local farmers who grow the most delicious LOCAL foods!!

Check out the video on how to make Kale Chips:


My recipe for Kale Chips is:

Yummy Kale Chips

I got the recipe from them and have used it.

  • Bunch of kale
  • 1/2 C Tahini (Red Star Nutritional Yeast – can buy in bulk section of health food product store)
  • 1/4 C Braggs/Tamari or Nama Shoyu
  • 3-4 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast
  • 1/2 – 1 lemon
  • Water as needed
  • Sunflower and/or sesame seeds to top

If you don’t have a high speed blender or good blender to use, you can mix the sauce by hand. I did it that way.

As you mix the sauce, taste it. Add to taste. If you think it needs more lemon – add more. If you want it thicker or a bit cheezier add more nutritional yeast or more tahini.

This can make a great dressing to by adding a bit of olive oil and adjusting the ingredients so sauce is thinner. Experiment and taste. Start making a small batch of sauce or dressing and then when you get the mix you like – make a larger batch. That is how I do it. Trust your taste buds!!!

For those who follow my blog from Nanaimo or around here – please remember Bowen Park Farmers Market is Wednesday from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and there is one downtown Nanaimo on Friday mornings. Parksville and Errington Farmers Markets are on Saturdays (google for location) and the Cedar Farmers Market is on Sunday at the Crow & Gate Pub from 10:00 – 2:00 p.m.

There is also a couple of local farms you can visit that sell produce on Saturdays and they are on Maxey Rd in Nanaimo. You will see signs.

If anyone want more information about the Farmers Markets or the Local Farms – e-mail me and I can send it to you.

Also – if you know anyone who sells fresh produce on Vancouver Island please let me know.


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