We’ve found 30 recipes from bloggers around the Web that pump up popcorn’s nutritional profile. Made with a dash of butter, topped with cinnamon sugar, or a sweet and salty combo, there’s a tasty option for every craving. Better still, we’re pairing each variation with our recommendation for a film to watch along with it.
Air-popped popcorn has only 31 calories per cup; oil-popped popcorn has only 55 calories per cup. When lightly buttered, popcorn contains about 133 calories per cup. Popcorn is a whole grain, making it a good-for-you food.
Popcorn provides energy-producing complex carbohydrates. Popcorn contains fiber, providing roughage the body needs in the daily diet. Popcorn is naturally low in fat and calories. Popcorn has no artificial additives or preservatives, and is sugar-free. Popcorn is ideal for between meal snacking since it satisfies and doesn’t spoil the appetite. 3 cups of popcorn equal one serving from the grain group.
See the recipes at… 30 Healthy Popcorn Recipes