Pizza Kale Chips

By Chef: Amber Crawley
Posted:  August 14, 2012


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Have you ever eaten some kale chips and really doubted whether you were eating something as healthy as kale, nuts and seeds, and organic spices? Kale chips are just so yummy it’s almost too good to be true! This is a go to recipe by Amber Shea Crawley for pizza flavored kale chips. Get a batch going in the dehydrator tonight for a snack attack tomorrow!


  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds, soaked for 2 to 4 hours and drained
  • 1/4 cup hempseeds
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes, soaked for 30 minutes and drained
  • 1/2 large red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons filtered water
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 1 bunch kale, tough stems removed, roughly chopped (6 to 8 cups)

1) Combine all ingredients except kale in a high-speed blender and blend until smooth, adding a splash of water if needed to blend.

2) In a large bowl, combine the kale and the pizza sauce. Use your hands to massage the sauce all over the kale, making sure it’s coated completely.

Make it Raw: Arrange the kale in a single layer on a Teflex-lined dehydrator tray. Dehydrate for 8 hours or overnight, until crisp.

Substitution options:

Hempseeds: additional sunflower seeds or cashews

Red bell pepper: 1 medium ripe tomato, cored, seeded, and chopped

Oregano: dried basil