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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

5 Healthier Popcorn Mix-ins

5 healthier popcorn mix-ins for a fun and delicious snack: peanut butter popcorn, garlic bread popcorn, apple cinnamon popcorn, s'mores popcorn and smoky BBQ popcorn.
5 healthier popcorn mix-ins for a fun and delicious snack: peanut butter popcorn, garlic bread popcorn, apple cinnamon popcorn, s'mores popcorn and smoky BBQ popcorn. www.nutritionistreviews.com
I don't know if you know this but we have a popcorn addict in my house! My 3-year old asks for popcorn every single day after dinner and also wants hot chocolate and to watch a movie. She doesn't get it every single night but let's just say that we have been enjoying more popcorn than ever before.

I've always been a fan of popcorn because it's delicious of course but is also higher in fiber and often lower in calories than other salty snacks. I always have fun eating popcorn as an evening snack with my husband and daughter.

5 healthier popcorn mix-ins for a fun and delicious snack: peanut butter popcorn, garlic bread popcorn, apple cinnamon popcorn, s'mores popcorn and smoky BBQ popcorn. www.nutritionistreviews.com
I feel good knowing that we are having a whole-grain snack that also feels like a treat. When my daughter asks for chips or cookies or something, those are snacks that are okay sometimes but not snacks that I want her having often. Popcorn is healthy enough that she can eat it regularly which is great because it's her favorite.

5 healthier popcorn mix-ins for a fun and delicious snack: peanut butter popcorn, garlic bread popcorn, apple cinnamon popcorn, s'mores popcorn and smoky BBQ popcorn. www.nutritionistreviews.com
I like swapping popcorn for chips or crackers because you can eat more for less calories and it often has extra fiber that other snacks don't have. I had so many fun popcorn mix-in ideas and chose my 5 favorites: peanut butter popcorn, garlic bread popcorn, apple cinnamon popcorn, s'mores popcorn and smoky BBQ popcorn. To make all 5 of these, it took me maybe 15 minutes total. That means each one takes about 3 minutes to make. It doesn't get any easier than that! They all tasted great but I have to say that my favorites are the peanut butter popcorn, apple cinnamon popcorn and garlic bread popcorn!

Peanut Butter Popcorn

Yield: 1 bag of popcorn 

Peanut Butter Popcorn

Thanks to the coconut oil, the peanut butter mixture will slightly harden on popcorn for a less-mess treat!
Prep Time:  2 minutes Cook time: 3 minutes Total time: 5 mins

INGREDIENTS

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Melt coconut oil and mix in peanut butter powder. Pour popcorn into a bowl and mix with peanut butter mixture.
Enjoy!



Garlic Bread Popcorn

Yield: 1 bag of popcorn 

Garlic Bread Popcorn

All the flavors from your favorite garlic bread make this popcorn taste just like garlic bread!
Prep Time:  2 minutes Cook time: 3 minutes Total time: 5 mins

INGREDIENTS

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Mix all ingredients together and enjoy!
Enjoy!



Apple Cinnamon Popcorn

Super kid-friendly and tastes similar to apple pie!

Ingredients:
1 bag popcorn
1 finely chopped apple
1 tablespoon apple pie spice or cinnamon

Instructions: Mix all ingredients together and enjoy!

Smoky BBQ Popcorn

Smoky and tastes similar to BBQ chips but is much lighter.

Ingredients:
1 bag popcorn
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon sugar

Instructions: Mix all ingredients together and enjoy!

S'mores Popcorn

Easier and healthier than your favorite s'mores treat and ready in just a few minutes!

Ingredients:
1 bag popcorn
1/3 cup mini marshmallows
1/4 cup chocolate chips or chopped chocolate
1/4 cup chopped graham crackers

Instructions: Mix all ingredients together and enjoy!

5 healthier popcorn mix-ins for a fun and delicious snack: peanut butter popcorn, garlic bread popcorn, apple cinnamon popcorn, s'mores popcorn and smoky BBQ popcorn. www.nutritionistreviews.com

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1 comment:

  1. Ahh! These all sound so good! I can't wait to try these out! :] Popcorn is one of my favorite snacks!

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