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"Cheesy" Kale Chips

Makes approximately 4 servings, or enough for one hungry person!

Prep time: 10-15 minutes

Inactive (baking) time: 20 minutes


1 cup raw walnuts, soaked for a few hours

1 bell pepper, chopped (optional))

½ cup nutritional yeast

¼ maple syrup (less if you want)

2 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon paprika

½ teaspoon cayenne

1 bunch of kale, washed, DE-stemmed, and chopped


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees F

  2. Drain and rinse the walnuts

  3. Place the walnuts in a food processor and pulse a few times. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the kale, and pulse until the mixture is fully incorporated.

  4. Place the kale leaves in a bowl, add the walnut mixture, then massage the mixture into the leaves for a few minutes until the leave are well coated.

  5. Spread the coated leaves on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, checking frequently to avoid burning them.


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