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2023-08-09 10:06:26

6 'Skinny' Popcorn Recipes _ Healthy & Easy _ Joanna Soh

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Do you know that a large caramel popcorn at the movies can rack up to 1800 calories .

That's almost your entire calorie allowance in a day .

And most of the time we tend to have it with soft drinks .

So you just away and sip away .

That's a killer to your waistline and also all the efforts you have put into the gym .

But here , the good news popcorn can be a great low calorie snack option .

One cup of plain air pop popcorn only has 31 calories and you can choose to flavor it .

How you like it .

Popcorn is a whole grain , which means it's a great source of dietary fiber .

It is also fat free , sugar free and gluten free .

So it is definitely a much healthier option in comparison to nachos pretzels or chips , which tends to be higher in sodium .

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It is really simple to make stove top popcorn .

But follow these steps carefully , trust me , you'll get really excited making it , add two tablespoons of oil into a large and deep pot .

I used coconut oil then turn the heat up too high and add 2 to 3 curs of popcorn cover the pot and wait for those kernels to pop .

Once they have popped , the oil is hot enough .

Add in half a cup of popcorn kernels cover and give it a swirl to coat the kernels evenly in hot oil .

You'll start to hear the popcorn popping slowly at first .

Then crazy fast .

It's really exciting .

Give the pot a good shake every now and then to avoid the popcorn from burning .

Once the popping has slowed down to nearly a stop .

Turn off the heat .

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Wait for a few extra seconds for the last few pops , remove the lid and allow the popcorn to cool down .

This makes about 12 cups of popcorn .

Here's the fun part .

We're going to flavor our popcorn .

Six ways .

Each recipe makes eight cups of popcorn .

First salted chocolate popcorn , add a pinch of salt and drizzle with 50 g of melted dark chocolate mix until well coated .

Each cup only has about 87 calories .

Peanut butter popcorn , add a pinch of salt .

Two tablespoons of maple syrup and quarter cup of peanut butter again mix until well coated .

Each cup has about 115 calories for an Asian twist .

Try this sesame seaweed popcorn .

Add one tablespoon of toasted sesame oil , two tablespoons of sesame seeds and two sheets of crumbled nori seaweed .

Mix it up .

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Each cup has about 85 five calories .

Let's make macha green tea popcorn .

Add a pinch of salt and one tablespoon of macha powder mixture .

Mix it up .

Each cup has about 70 calories and you'll be getting all the benefits from macha .

If you like your spices , then make this next recipe coconut curry popcorn , add one tablespoon of curry powder and about a quarter cup of desiccated coconut .

Keep mixing each cup has about 71 calories .

And finally my favorite granola popcorn , add half a cup of homemade granola , a pinch of salt , half a tablespoon of garlic powder , have a tablespoon of smoked paprika , one tablespoon of coconut oil and two tablespoons of maple syrup .

Combine all the ingredients .

This makes a really great high energy snack and each cup has about 117 calories .

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Popcorn can be a healthy snack option .

So make your own .

These are just a few of my favorite flavors .

You can flavor your popcorn , how you , you like it .

So experiment with different flavors and let me know which is your favorite in the comments below .

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