popcorn with coconut oil

Frozen Popcorn

There’s so much buzz around the new Disney movie Frozen. Since its release on Tuesday, it’s done literally BILLIONS of dollars in sales! So if you’re snuggling up this weekend for a family movie night, here’s a treat just for you! This popcorn is made a little healthier by ditching the butter for coconut oil, and swapping out the corn syrup for coconut sugar and water. Plus, I love popcorn popped in coconut oil. It’s so tasty – and good for you! Ingredients: 6 cups popcorn 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp coconut oil, separated 1 small package Jello 3oz size, […]

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DIY Microwave Popcorn

Have you ever seen the ingredients in those convenient, prepackaged bags of microwave popcorn? Diacetyl? Hyrdrogenated oils? No thank you! According to CBS News, diacetyl has been linked to “respiratory problems” and “Alzheimer’s.”  I don’t know about you, but I would prefer to keep that ingredient out of my diet as much as possible.  No more microwave popcorn when I go to the store. From now on it will only be popcorn kernels for me. I recently discovered an even easier way to have homemade popcorn fresh and hot in my bowl every time I sit down to watch a […]

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National Popcorn Day

It’s National Popcorn Day! We all know Kelapo Coconut Oil is fantastic on popcorn, but here are some ideas to make it even better. Start by either popping your traditional kernals in the coconut oil, or top some un-buttered microwave stuff with a drizzle. Next up, toppings!   -Grated parmesan cheese and garlic powder -A drizzle of dark chocolate -Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper -Cinnamon and sugar -Melted peanut butter, then chocolate chips -Balsamic vinegar (sounds weird, but give it a try!)   Now get poppin!   -AM

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