Sep 11, 2005

Easier and Healthier Microwave Popcorn

Popcorn is a great snack - it's tasty, counts as a whole grain, and has 7 grams of fiber per 3 tablespoons (unpopped). Did you know that you can make your own "microwave" popcorn? For some reason, I always thought they did something special to the popcorn in those ready-to-pop packages, but it turns out all you have to do is put 3 tablespoons of popcorn into a lunch-size brown paper bag, fold down the top a couple of times, and microwave it on high for 2 minutes (I'm sure cooking times will vary depending on the power of your microwave oven).

I like it plain or with some grated Parmesan cheese, but you could add anything you want to season it the way you like it.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

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Warm regards