Use a plain brown paper bag, what I grew up calling a "lunch bag". Measure about 1/4 cup popcorn kernels into bag. Fold twice to close securely and tape with scotch tape. Place in microwave laying bag down. Microwave 1-1/2 minutes to 2 minutes on high. Watch close and don't let burn. If you must, use a butter flavor spray or something like "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter" spray and season as desired or just eat plain. One bag plain is about 130 calories.
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Instead of microwave popcorn which often has a lot of fat, chemicals for butter-flavor, and is quite expensive, it's easy to pop corn on the stove. You don't need a special popcorn popper. Just a covered pot, two tablespoons of canola oil, and 1/4 cup of popcorn over medium-high heat. Remove from heat as soon as the popping almost stops. Salt and Enjoy !
If you're like me... you love snacking in front of the TV!!! But this mindless eating can be a huge problem. So, buy an Orville Redenbacker's Air-Popped Popcorn machine, some whole popcorn kernels, and then you can have a HUGE bowl of air-popped popcorn to snack on for about 150 calories! And tons better for you than bag or movie theater popcorn. Popcorn seasonings are great too, just watch the sodium content.
Popcorn is actually good for you. A cup of plain air popped popcorn has only 30 calories. Popcorn has few health benefits but the key benefits are that it provides fiber, B complex vitamins and calcium. Popcorn is starchybut packed with fiber. Fiber helps slow digestion, making you feel full longer. A good snack for dieters and diabetics. Three cups of popcorn is considered a 1-ounce equivalent from the grains group or 1 starch exchange
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