There are more creative and healthier ways than butter and salt to spice or sweeten up your favorite movie snack - popcorn! Try one of these Best Healthy Popcorn Recipes to snack on during your next movie night in.
We are a family of snackers. Both Konrad and I are nightowls to some extend. That means we are usually still up for quite a while after supper. Sooner or later in the night one of us is hit by the munchies.
Konrad absolutely loves his dill pickle chips as first choice snack - the crazy Canadian that he is. Luckily (because they really aren't healthy) they are impossible to find outside of Canada. So our alternative crunchy snack has been homemade popcorn. Especially he could have it every night.
There are great ways to flavor your freshly popped popcorn in healthy ways. I am a sucker for sweet flavored popcorn. Growing up in Germany, caramel or kettle corn was the only kind of popcorn I had ever tasted until moving to Canada.
Konrad, on the contrary, is all for salty savory flavors. So I've collected the best of both sweet and savory healthy popcorn recipes in this roundup.
All these recipes start out with freshly made popcorn - not the kind from prepackaged microwave bags! If you are looking for ways to make healthier popcorn at home, check out this air popcorn poppers review post. And be sure to use non-GMO popcorn kernels.
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Best Healthy Popcorn Recipes - Sweet
Healthy Caramel Corn - Leelalicious
Matcha Popcorn - Fork and Flower
Healthy Cocoa Brown Bag Popcorn - Super Healthy Kids
Chai Tea Popcorn - Bev Cooks
Honey Popcorn Balls - Gimme Some Oven
Easy Dark Chocolate Popcorn with Sea Salt - Cup of Jo
Peanut Butter Drizzled Popcorn - The Lemon Bowl
Honey Cinnamon Popcorn - Naturally Ella
Best Healthy Popcorn Recipes - Savory
Garlic Rosemary Popcorn - Leelalicious
Smoked Paprika & Rosemary Olive Oil Popcorn - Cookin Canuck
Garlic + Dill Popcorn Recipe - Simply Shellie
Chili + Lime Coconut Oil Popcorn - Killing Thyme
Lemony Kale Healthy Popcorn Snack - Simply Fresh Dinners
Garlic Parmesan Popcorn - The Gracious Pantry
Italian Breadstick Popcorn - Pastry Affair
Pizza Popcorn - Foxes Love Lemons
All these recipes start out with freshly made popcorn - not the kind from prepackaged microwave bags! If you are looking for ways to make healthier popcorn at home, check out this popcorn poppers review post.
Opt for natural flavorings like herbs, spices, or nutritional yeast instead of butter and salt. Ingredients like cinnamon, cocoa powder, or honey can also add sweetness without sacrificing healthiness.
Air-popped popcorn is generally considered the healthiest option as it doesn't involve any oil or butter. It is lower in calories and fat compared to other methods of popping.
Try using alternatives like olive oil, coconut oil, or ghee for a flavorful and healthier option than butter. Additionally, you can use various herbs, spices, or nutritional yeast to enhance the taste.
Various seasonings like garlic, rosemary, paprika, or parmesan cheese can be great options to mix with popcorn for added flavor and variety. You can also experiment with different combinations of sweet and savory flavors.
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