If you are looking for a crunchy side dish or a nibble to snack on, then this baked vegetable recipe with crispy kale and sweet potato chips is all you need.
This easy to make recipe makes for a healthy and nutritious meal and is prepared with a few simple ingredients in season during winter, kale and sweet potatoes, and flaxseeds.
It’s important to consume seasonal vegetables as they are fresher, cheaper, better tasting, and with a higher nutritional value.
Nowadays kale is regarded as a super food, a nutrient-rich vegetable that promotes health and wellbeing. In fact, it contains:
Vitamins A, C, K in concentrations that cover your RDA per serving
Minerals like calcium and magnesium
Omega-3 fatty acids and cholesterol-lowering compounds
Antioxidants like beta-carotene and quercetin
Sweet potatoes are also nutrient-dense as they provide fibers, beta-carotene, and antioxidants promoting a healthy gut and supporting your vision and immune system.
To boost this meal, we have included ground flaxseeds as they provide many health benefits. In fact, they:
provide a plant-based source of omega-3 fatty acids which support heart health
are rich in fibers promoting regularity
provide a plant-based source of proteins
help to control blood sugar, useful in people with diabetes
Now you know how good these oven-baked kale and sweet potatoes are for you, so it’s time to get started!