Hey guys!

Sad news, I ended up feeling pretty crappy this afternoon so I came home, relaxed and made the ultimate comfort food dinner – Kale Chips & Grilled Cheese! 

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These babies are the brain child of Kath, and are the perfect substitute for potato chips when you’re craving something to crunch.


Start with a big head of fresh kale,

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then strip the curly leaves off the thick steam.

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Give your leaves a good rinse and whirl in a salad spinner,

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or…blot with a paper towel, the low-budget way. ;)

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Next, shake your leaves in a plastic bag with 1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil and garlic powder,

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then lay them out on a foil-lined baking sheet and sprinkle with some parmesan cheese.

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Mmmm, cheese!

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Finally, bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes,

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until you’ve got a lovely dark brown, red hue on those purdy curly edges. :)

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These things literally shatter in your mouth, they’re so crunchy! Seriously give them a try – they are a hoot to eat. :)


I made the coziest sandwich I knew of – a “grilled cheese”. “Grilled” because it was actually broiled!


I lined up mozzerella and pepper jack cheese sticks to create alternating rows of cheesy yumminess.

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Then broiled to gooey, melty deliciousness!


Oh, and dunked in cold ketchup. I actually hate tomato soup – the standard grilled cheese partner – but I love the sammie dipped in ketchup!


This actually DID help make me feel better!


Just to be sure, I better go curl up on the couch and watch Dear John. Have you seen it? I heard it was quasi dull, but I HEART Amanda Seyfried!


Channing Taytem isn’t so bad either… ;)

Have a great night guys!