This is definitely a Clean Eating Kids recipe.
But the thing I’ve found, is that most kid-friendly recipes are often loved by adults as well. So while I’ve filed this under the “Clean Eating Kids” category, I’m sure most of you will enjoy this easy and tasty snack.
I actually got the idea for this when I was shopping at Whole Foods. There was a lady there who was selling Coconut Oil and she suggested putting it on popcorn.
At first, the idea didn’t sit to well with me. But then movie-night came, and popcorn was a necessity. Since she had talked me into buying the coconut oil, I figured, what the heck! So I warmed a little oil and poured it over the popcorn.
Well, I can tell you that, in this household at least, we will never again eat popcorn any other way again. It’s delicious!
And in case you’re wondering, Coconut Oil is extremely good for you for the following reasons:
- Healthier hair
- Healthier skin
- Stress relief stress
- Helps maintain cholesterol
- Aids in weight loss
- Supports and strengthens the immune system
- Aids in digestion
- Relieves certain kidney problems
- Fights heart diseases
- Fights high blood pressure
- Helps with problems that arise from diabetes, HIV and cancer
- Helps bone strength including teeth
These benefits of coconut oil can be attributed to the presence of lauric acid, capric acid and caprylic acid, and its properties such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, antifungal, antibacterial, soothing, etc.
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Clean Eating Coconut Popcorn
- 2 cups popped popcorn (organic is best)
- 2 teaspoons coconut oil – warmed
- Mix well.
(Data is for entire recipe)
Total Fat: 10 gm
Saturated Fats: 8 gm
Trans Fats: 0 gm
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 1 mg
Carbohydrates: 12 gm
Dietary fiber: 2 gm
Sugars: 0 gm
Protein: 2 gm
Estimated Glycemic Load: 7
Please Note: Nutritional information estimated at Nutritiondata.com. Data may not be accurate and is subject to the availability of specific foods in their database. Where one ingredient is not listed, substitutions must be used. Therefore, you should not refer to this data as being exact. It’s more of a ballpark figure. The Gracious Pantry does not take responsibility for the inadequacies of the nutrition calculator used. This data is provided as a courtesy and general reference only. It is not exact.