Packed with nutrients, kale is one of the trendiest super-foods– and we couldn’t be happier that everyone is trying to get their hands on something so green that it might as well be money! And it actually is like money for your health. Combining kale with a low-fat source of dairy provides the added benefit of protein, calcium and vitamin D. This recipe is a twist on a traditional snack but has all of the healthy nutrients needed to keep your day going!
Added bonus other than deliciousness? Kale is low in calories, has no fat, and is high in fiber, vitamins like A and C. Plus, making kale a part of your diet can help lower your cholesterol and can help to keep your liver healthy with its’ detoxification properties. In fact, kale is one of the very few foods that can actually help the liver in both phases of its’ two-step detoxification process! Indulge in this snack and help your body to be toxin free!
Simple Krunchy Kale Snack
Ingredients, serves 1
¼ cup Kale Chips (we used “Brad’s Raw Crunchy Kale – Naked (with sunflower seeds, cashews & plain vegan cheese)” – it’s organic, vegan, kosher and gluten free!)
½ cup Ricotta cheese, low-fat
Simply scoop the ricotta into a small bowl. Sprinkle the kale chips on top! Enjoy!
Nutritional Information – per serving
164 calories, 10g carbohydrates, 9g fat, 3.4g saturated fat, 2g fiber, 166mg sodium, 16g protein
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