Somehow a simple, whole-grain nutritious snack got hijacked by Big Grocery and turned into an expensive, sodium- and sugar-loaded gourmet product.
If you think you are getting some special microwave magic by purchasing fancy prepackaged popcorn, think again.
This chart shows the huge difference in ingredients:
|COMPARE THIS TO THAT||Calories||Fat||Carbs|
|AMC movie theater buttered popcorn||770||20 grams||49 grams|
|Microwaved in a bag||31||0.4 grams||6.2 grams|
You can toss pennies’ worth of plain popcorn into a bag, microwave it, add a little seasoning and you’ve got an inexpensive, healthy, tasty treat. Nothing corny about that! The 30-second Trucker Tip below shows you how to make this healthy snack: