Recipe: Flavored popcorn

Recipes | Eating Right | January 18, 2018
3 ways to add flavor to this crunchy favorite

Did you know that popcorn has 3.6 g fiber and 3.1 g protein per serving? It’s a healthy and versatile snack. Try the easy popping method below and then season with a flavor combination that sounds good to you.

Base Popcorn Recipe

Serving size: 3 cups

  • 1/3 cup whole kernel popcorn
  • Spritz or light drizzle of oil

Use an air-popper to pop the popcorn. Season with one of the options below and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

100 calories, 1g fat, 15g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 3g protein

Sweet

  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • Spritz of coconut or avocado oil

Spritz your popped corn with choice of oil. Then combine the sugar and cinnamon in a bowl and sprinkle over the popcorn.

Nutrition Facts

116 calories, 1g fat, 20g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 3g protein

Spicy

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Spritz of olive oil

Spritz your popped corn with olive oil. Combine the spices in a bowl and sprinkle over the popcorn.

Nutrition Facts

100 calories, 1g fat, 15g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 3g protein

Savory

  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese, nutritional yeast or ground dried mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Spritz of olive oil

Spritz your popped corn with olive oil. Combine the parmesan cheese, nutritional yeast, or dried mushrooms and garlic powder in a bowl and sprinkle over the popcorn.

Nutrition Facts

123 calories, 2g fat, 15g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 3g protein