Tasted: Happy Kale BBQ

By Vegan Caroline
Looking for a healthy snack with a difference. Check out this interesting flavour fusion if sweet/savoury combinations are your thing.

The Product:
Kale chips once the preserve of raw foodists making them in dehydrators at home are now starting to hit the mainstream healthy snack market. They are quite simply pieces of kale dried at low tempersatures to retain all their goodness flavoured with a range of tastes.

The Verdict:
I’ve tried and enjoyed kale chips before but they’ve been the cheesy tasting kind flavoured with cashews and nutritional yeast. It was a bit of a surprise then that these BBQ flavour chips had a sweet/ savoury thing going on. The caramelly sweetness comes from the coconut sugar paired with a nuttiness from the sunflower seeds, hints of tomato and a tongue tingling finish from the smoky chipotle chilli. Texture-wise there’s a satisfying crunch. I found these really interesting and moreish.

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Ingredients:
kale, sunflower seeds, coconut palm sugar, tomato, tamari, carob, onion, smoked paprika, sea salt, cumin, chipotle chilli, garlic, chilli

Kale? Kale is one of the big Superfoods. Unlike a lot of superfoods it’s also affordable and easy to grow yourself. It’s high in iron, vitamins and calcium and is best consumed raw to get it’s maximum benefits. Popular ways to consume it are in green smoothies, massaged salads and as dehyrated kale chips.

Can you eat it? Labelled as wheat free, gluten-free, dairy free and nut free. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans

Barcode: 5060193160313
Happy Kale BBQ 25g
Looking for a healthy snack with a difference. Check out this interesting flavour fusion if sweet/savoury combinations are your thing. Tasted by Vegan Caroline

Not forgetting:
Barcode:  5060193160306
Happy Kale Carob and Coconut 25g
With the coconut flavour dominating and the carob providing a caramelly backnote, you actually forget you’re eating a vegetable. Tasted by Vegan Caroline .
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