Did you know it’s National Popcorn Day? Well you do now and that’s all that matters. Popcorn is a super healthy, whole grain snack and it’s no secret we clearly love it. You can enjoy it in any flavor your heart desires. If you’re bored of the usual salt and butter and need some ideas for expanding your popcorn repertoire, you’ve come to the right place. Try one of these healthy yet mouthwatering popcorn recipes for fans of salty, sweet or both:
Savory Kimchi Nori Popcorn
If you’re one of those people who has a salty tooth rather than a sweet tooth, this popcorn recipe is for you. Love pickled stuff too? Forget about it! This recipe uses super flavorful ingredients like kimchi (spicy fermented cabbage) and nori (aka seaweed) to create a savory seasoning. Try the recipe: Savory Kimchi Nori Popcorn.
Healthy Salted Caramel Popcorn
I personally love the combination of salty and sweet, but salted caramels are pretty rich. You can enjoy those same amazing flavors in a healthy popcorn snack with this recipe: Healthy Salted Caramel Popcorn.
Sweet & Salty Curried Popcorn
This is another one of those delicious salty and sweet combos but it also incorporates the complex flavors of curry powder. Curry powder is actually a blend of several different spices, including coriander, turmeric, cumin, fenugreek and chilli peppers. So if you want to turn your popcorn into a delicious flavor explosion in your mouth, try this recipe: Sweet & Salty Curried Popcorn.
There’s nothing like a big old plate of sizzling Buffalo wings, but they’re not exactly something you can eat on the regular. If you love the spicy, vinegary flavor of Buffalo sauce but want to take a break from the fried chicken part, you’ll love this recipe: Buffalo Popcorn.
Cocoa Cayenne Popcorn
If you haven’t had it before, spicy chocolate is quite the experience. I really like it because I love chocolate and spicy foods in general. It’s all the fun of eating regular chocolate but with a surprising kick at the end. Ready to go on a flavor adventure? Here’s the recipe: Cocoa Cayenne Popcorn.
Lemon Parmesan Popcorn
Mmmm cheesy popcorn… you can’t argue with that deliciousness! Throw in some zesty lemon and a few grinds of pepper and you’ve got a delightful, healthy snack. Parmesan is great because it’s got a strong flavor so you don’t have to use a lot. Try this recipe: Lemon Parmesan Popcorn.
Peanut Butter Popcorn
It never occurred to me before to put peanut butter and popcorn together but it seems like a pretty genius idea. The folks over at The Kitchn have a recipe that you can either make sweet or spicy by switching out vanilla for Sriracha. Peanut butter is just one of those ingredients that works great either way. Try their recipe: Peanut Butter Popcorn .
What’s your favorite healthy popcorn seasoning? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section!
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