Just wanted to relay this little news item from Missoula, Montana where, apparently, kale chips have been so well received in cafeteria tests that they’re being included in middle and elementary school menus next fall.
When I saw the article’s headline I feared the chips would be some horribly processed concoction bearing little resemblance to the real vegetable. (Remember those orange-powder-coated chips at my district’s Food Show which would have qualified as a school food vegetable serving?). But these chips are the real deal and from kale grown on local farms, no less.
And for those who already love kale chips or would like to know what the fuss is about, be sure to try out this recipe, courtesy of Andy Bellatti, which turned both my children (even the veggie-avoider) into kale eaters.
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