What do you eat on Popcorn Lover's Day? POPCORN of course! If a "holiday" was made for me, it was certainly this one. I'm definitely a popcorn girl through and through. No movie is complete without a bowl of that salty (and sometimes sweet) goodness in my book. And while it may have been all about the butter when I was a kiddo, I love trying out all kinds of flavor combinations these days. Who knew that there were so many ways to dress up those fluffy kernels?
Since I'm sure I'm not the only one who considers popcorn one of her favorite snacks, I rounded up some seriously tasty popcorn recipes for your noshing pleasure. If sweet and salty flavors are your jam, these recipes are going to make your tummy very happy! The only question is...which one are you going to make for your Netflix and chills sesh tonight? All three would be overkill right? Just checking...
Raspberry Chocolate Popcorn...Need I say more? Fresh raspberry glaze drizzled over popcorn and dark chocolate chunks? It's been over a year since I made this recipe...and I do believe that's been one year too long.
Black and White Popcorn...You can never have too much chocolate right? This popcorn recipe from BonBon Rose Girls combines both semi-sweet and white chocolate chips. Yum!
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Now who's ready to get their Popcorn Lover's Day celebration started?!? Both hands are raised over here!
Check out the facts:
* Popcorn is a whole grain food and a good source of fiber.
* Popcorn is low in calories — only 31-55 calories in one cup of unbuttered.
* Popcorn has no artificial additives or preservatives.
We pop ours right on the stove top. Simply heat two tablespoons of canola oil on a medium flame, add 1/4 cup of kernels, cover and keep the kernels moving so they don’t burn.
Q: How high can popcorn pop? A: As high as three feet.
Q: Who ate popcorn like breakfast cereal with milk? A: American Pilgrims.
Q: How much popcorn will one cup of kernels make? A: One cup of kernels can make a whopping 40 cups of popped popcorn
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