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Healthy Snacks on SideChef with Elise Joan

Posted on 05-12-2016 by Elise Joan
Healthy Snacks on SideChef

Here are some yummy, healthy snacks you can prep for yourself at the beginning of the week for you to snack on throughout the week.

Sexy Kale Chips Recipe

Serves 2

¼ cup olive oil
2 garlic cloves
¼ nutritional yeast
1 tsp lemon zest
1 bunch kale
salt to taste


1. Preheat the oven to 325F or 165C. Grate the garlic cloves and lemon zest.
2. In a bowl, combine grated garlic, olive oil, nutritional yeast, lemon zest and salt. Mix and set the dressing aside.
3. Clean and trim the kale. Toss kale in dressing until thoroughly coated.
4. Spread the tossed kale on a baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes or until crispy.

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

Serves 2

1 can chickpeas
2 tbsp chili powder
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 ½ tbsp extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to taste


1. Preheat oven to 400F or 205C. Drain the chickpeas and lightly rinse through water.
2. Toss the drained chickpeas with the extra virgin olive oil, chili powder, cayenne pepper. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
3. Spread on a baking sheet and roast until crispy on the outside, about 25 to 30 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries Recipe

Serves 2

3 sweet potatoes
1 ½ tbsp olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

1. Preheat the oven to 400F or 205C. Chop the sweet potatoes into large wedges.
2. Coat with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, flipping them halfway through. Serve hot and enjoy!

Tahini Maple Ginger Dressing Recipe

3 tbsp tahini
1 tbsp maple syrup
½ orange
1 tsp grated ginger
1 tsp lemon zest
½ lemon
To taste cayenne pepper
To taste salt


1. Zest the orange and prepare the grated ginger.
2. Juice the lemon and orange into a bowl. Add the orange zest and ginger.
3. In the bowl, add the tahini, maple syrup, salt and cayenne pepper. Whisk until smooth.

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