Popcorn is a healthy alternative to snacks like potato chips, candy, or cookies. Low in calories and high in fiber, this sweet and salty treat is guilt-free.


Credit: Dasha Wright

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Makes 8 servings (serving size: 2 1/4 cups)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat a small saucepan over low heat; add butter and vanilla beans. Cook over low heat until butter takes on vanilla aroma (about 15-20 minutes). Strain butter; keep warm.

  • In a small bowl, combine sugars and cinnamon; set aside. In a large bowl, toss popcorn while drizzling with 1/4 cup vanilla butter (reserve remaining vanilla butter to use on toast or muffins). Sprinkle popcorn with dry mixture; toss. Sprinkle with sea salt.

Nutrition Facts

203 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 4g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 36g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 15mg; iron 1mg; sodium 21mg; calcium 23mg.