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Mainly because it tends to be a healthy snack 8 27.59%
Mainly because I just like it; not really concerned with it being a healthy 21 72.41%
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Old 02-08-2012, 07:25 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I loooooove popcorn! I buy it in bulk from the health food store (not sure of the brand, but I think it's British). I use a tiny bit of olive oil in the pan and just pop it on the stove. My favorite seasoning is a mixture of garlic powder, italian herbs, paprika, cayenne, and a hint of salt (and occasionally some grated parmesan). Best food for that mindless snacking I love to do
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Old 02-26-2012, 04:01 AM   #22 (permalink)
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I discovered my new favorite way to prepare popcorn just the other night. I love using sesame chili oil (in moderation) with a lot of what I cook, and decided to try it with popcorn. I just used a teaspoon for a huge amount of kernels (enough for our family of three), and then topped it off with a little garlic salt and pepper. It's hands down the best popcorn I've ever made, and now my family keeps begging for it. YUM!
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Old 02-26-2012, 01:00 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Great tip, Sarah! It sounds spicy, so I'm sure I'll love it too!
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Old 02-27-2012, 02:51 AM   #24 (permalink)
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I remember before I started counting calories I thought popcorn was a low calorie snack so I would eat a huge bowl of it at one time thinking it wasn't fattening.
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Old 02-27-2012, 03:05 AM   #25 (permalink)
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Oh, it's not that bad. I have 4 tablespoons of it every night (unpopped) which amounts to only about 160 calories, air popped. With some spray butter it amounts to 225 calories. Not bad, and it's got a lot of fiber. One could do worse on snacking.
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:26 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Popcorn is really helping me control the hunger. I bought reduced-fat Smartfood a couple of weeks ago and had to recheck the label twice because I couldn't believe the calorie content in 3 cups. Loving that stuff as a treat or a chip substitute. Now I'm trying out some different microwave corns, all butter flavor.
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There are numerous butter flavoured, in addition barq., cajoun and also dill shakers you should buy to mix tastiness on the popcorn. Unsure precisely how good there're. My favourite will be a combination of sugars and also salt which is most likely a whole lot worse as opposed to butter.
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Old 05-30-2014, 06:30 AM   #28 (permalink)
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If you haven't tried nutritional yeast on popcorn, you're missing a unique taste - kind of cheesey, kind of like parmesan, but not dairy. You can find this stuff at Whole Foods or in the health food section of the supermarket.

Nutritional yeast is not like the yeast you use for baking.
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Old 06-24-2014, 09:05 PM   #29 (permalink)
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I love my popcorn with a little bit of I can't believe it's not butter and some salt and fresh cracked pepper. I never thought that would taste good but I'm addicted to it now!!
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