Ranch & Garlic Kale Chips

If you haven't tried making your own kale chips, this is the perfect recipe to start with! It's an easy, satisfying snack that's a great way to incorporate this nutritional powerhouse in your family’s diet. 

Prep Time:  10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 Servings


  • 8 oz bunch curly kale, leaves torn from stems, washed, spun dry (~ 8 cups)
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt

      Ranch Blend

  • 2 tsp dried buttermilk (available in the baking section of all supermarkets)
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder

      Garlic-Spice Blend

  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • Pinch cayenne or smoked paprika


Preheat oven to 375 and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Toss kale pieces with olive oil and salt and spread evenly across sheet. Roast in oven for 10-15 minutes, stirring once while cooking. Chips are done when kale pieces are crispy and lightly browned on the edges. Serve as is or toss with spice blend of choice.


Chips are best served within an hour of serving to preserve their crispness.