Gluten-Free Snack Recipe – POPCORN!!

I know sounds simple, but it’s a great snack – high in fiber, and oh ya; delicious!!   Get yourself a bag of Organic (no GMO) popcorn kernels.  Grab your largest saute’ pan & here is your list of ingredients/instructions:

1 TBSP. Organic (preferably extra-virgin) Coconut Oil (place in pan/spread over whole pan) and turn to Medium-High

3 popcorn kernels (put in pan) and cover, once those kernels pop, put in

1/2 cup of kernels, cover, but leave lid ajar for steam to escape.

Shake & rotate pan often to get all kernels popped.  It is done when you have 2-3 seconds between pops.

Now this is delicious all on its own, you get a faint coconut flavor, delicious & super healthy on its own. (This is often a playdate snack for my kids – plain)

If you want to add some fun flavors:

My Personal Favorite, 3 TBSP. butter (gluten-free – I like Best Life), 3 TBSP. grated parmesan cheese, and 1 tsp.  garlic, or sea salt (shake it up & serve) Yummy!

Bacon? – Yes, please!  Cook up some bacon (preferably turkey bacon), crumble up & shake w/popcorn.

Chocolate/Caramel:  1 1/2 TBSP. Fleur de Sel Caramel Sauce (Trader Joe’s has a gluten-free) & 1/4 cup gluten-free chocolate chips (Either Enjoy Life, which I believe are also Vegan, or again; Trader Joe’s – much more cost-effective)  Melt down chips slowly, heat up caramel in microwave, pour over popcorn w/some melted butter; Oh my goodness; you want a sweet treat, this is it!!

I personally love popcorn as a snack & cooking it on the stove top does take longer, but it tastes so much better.  So if you enjoy it as much as me & want it as healthy & unprocessed as possible, this is the way to go!  Make a bunch ahead of time, store in a cool, dry place in a brown paper bag, you’re good to go when you get the craving.  Of course store it w/no toppings on it if you want it to last.

Pop, embellish, enjoy!! Have a great night.



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