Popcorn

Health Benefits:

  • Naturally 100% whole grain
  • Contains antioxidants

Nutrition Information (in 3 cups):

  • Calories: <100
  • Fat: 1 gram
  • Fiber: 3.5 grams
  • Sodium: 2 mg

Choose:

  • Air pop your own at home or choose an all natural one that you can flavor yourself
  • Avoid the bags of microwavable popcorn with added sodium, butter, and sugar
  • Candy-coated popcorn can have up to 10 teaspoons of added sugar

Cook:

  • Add you own olive oil and salt to control amounts
  • For something sweet try cinnamon & brown sugar
  • Sprinkle with chili powder & lime
  • Mix it with roasted chickpeas or nuts
  • Toss with Parmesan and fresh rosemary
  • Add some heat with cayenne or Cajun seasoning

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