Air Popped Popcorn Is A Great Low Calorie Snack For Your Diet Program!

Air Popped Popcorn Is A Great Low Calorie Snack For Your Diet Program!

Eating air popped popcorn is not only a healthy snack, but it is also fun making it! At only 31 calories a cup, with no added butter of course, you can enjoy this wonderful snack and not feel guilty about it!

Did you know popcorn has many nutritional benefits? Unlike many of the other snacks loaded with high fats and/or trans fats, popcorn is fat free, cholesterol free, and sugar free! Plus, air popped popcorn contains protein, potassium, phosphorus, manganese and magnesium.

This whole grain snack is a good source of fiber. Eating popcorn slowly will not only have it last longer to enjoy, but, the fiber in popcorn can slow digestion, and also helps you feel full longer.

Many people associate popcorn as movie theater snack! True, but the oil used for popping their popcorn will add many calories and fat. With the convenience of a hot air popper and a bag of popcorn, you can enjoy this light airy snack anytime at home!

There are many ways to add flavor your popcorn, without adding additional calories. Try sprinkling on some of your favorite spices. Some tasty suggestions are garlic powder, cumin, pepper, salt, paprika, or a small amount of spray olive oil.

For your next “get together” with family and friends, prepare a few bowls of air popped popcorn and place around for a much healthier snack. You can also mix some popcorn with some dried fruit and nuts for variety and added flavor.

Do you want to try some chili popcorn? Sounds strange, but tastes great! Just mix your air popped popcorn with a small amount of olive oil. In a separate bowl, mix some ground cumin, and garlic powder together. Then, sprinkle all over your popcorn until all your popcorn is lightly coated!

Instead of the high calorie cheese popcorn you see in your grocery stores, make your own weight loss version! After air popping your popcorn, lightly on sprinkle some low fat parmesan cheese.

Air popped popcorn is a great low calorie snack for gatherings at your home, plus if you put it on a string…it can be used as decoration for parties or holidays! Have some fun and enjoy!

The Power Blast!

Calories: one cup, air-popped, 31 calories
Protein: 1 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sugars: 0
Vitamin C: 0
Calcium: .6 mg
Cholesterol: 0
Potassium: 26.3 mg
Sodium: 1 mg
Saturated Fat: 0