Sensible Snacks: Popcorn Recipes - Carolina Country

Sensible Snacks

Treats that really pop


Sensible Snacks

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Corn

Popcorn is a popular choice. It’s great for between-meal snacking, and can be added to treats such as snack bars and trail mix. With no artificial additives or preservatives, popcorn is naturally low in fat and calories. The whole grain provides energy-producing complex carbohydrates and contains fiber, providing roughage the body needs in the daily diet.

Next time you reach for a snack, go for a great-tasting option that delivers on both flavor and nutrition, like one of the following recipes:

Perfect popcorn trick
There’s nothing like the taste of freshly popped popcorn and nothing like the disappointment of burnt popcorn. Here’s how to avoid burnt kernels, whether you are cooking your popcorn on the stove, in a hot-air popper or in a microwave. When the popping begins to slow, listen carefully. When you can count two seconds between pops, remove your popcorn from the heat.

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