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Oh Wow, Do I Have A Treat For You!

 

Alright, last night I had a craving!  I wanted something sweet and slightly salty!  My first instinct was to make my 3 minute, 3 ingredient salted caramel.  So I did just that, made a caramel in 3 minutes.

Now, what to put that smooth and rich caramel on.  Sure, ice cream might be the first thought, but I was looking for some crunch!

So I pulled my popcorn popper out and whipped up a batch of GMO Free Popcorn and danced with the idea of making a kettle corn creation but a healthy popcorn recipe that everyone could enjoy!

Goo & Sweet & Salty…Oh My!

 

Sure, one might think that this is a caramel corn, but it is far from it.  I used very little caramel…just enough to give it a slight sweetness and the salt gave it that, oh you know…salty flavor that I was after!

There was enough goo from the caramel to allow the popcorn to stick together slightly. Yay, I used the word goo, but hey this is some good goo!!

What makes this a healthy popcorn recipe?  Glad you asked!

What Makes This A Healthy Popcorn Recipe?

 

Here is why this popcorn is a healthy alternative to what you find at the market:

  • Made without GMO popcorn (genetical modified organisms)
  • Made without refined salt
  • Made without refined sugar
  • Is naturally sweetened
  • Is made with quality fats
  • Has no artificial flavors or preservatives

Yay, I’d say this is a much better option then anything else on the market out there!  And it will take you only 5 minutes to whip up!  Now that is what I am talking about…delicious and simple!

Sweet and Salty Healthy Popcorn | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Sweet and Salty Healthy Popcorn Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 8 cups

Serving Size: 2 cups

Sweet and Salty Healthy Popcorn Recipe

NUTRITIONAL INFO: Calories: 133 Fat: 5.9g Carbs: 19.2g Protein: 2.1g

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a popcorn popper or on your stovetop in a heavy pan, melt 2 tsp of coconut oil.
  2. Add popcorn and cover and pop. If using the stovetop, be sure to continuously move the pan on the burner so that the popcorn doesn't burn.
  3. Once popcorn is popped, remove from heat and drizzle on 1-2 tsp of melted butter and 2 tbsp of the homemade salted caramel.
  4. Mix well and add additional salt if needed.
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2 thoughts on “Sweet and Salty Healthy Popcorn Recipe”

  1. AnneB says:

    Oh Halle – My kids are going to go GA GA over this! Not that it wouldn’t be eaten all at once but just wondering how this holds up for the day? I’m thinking a treat to pack in their lunch. That is … IF there’s any left after I make it. ;) Thanks!!

    1. Halle Cottis says:

      It holds up beautifully. I had some left over popcorn and jut stored it in a container and my girls gobbled it up the next day and said it was amazing! :)

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