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Old 04-13-2009, 11:00 PM   #11
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I use a hot air popper for the corn & then melt butter to go on it with a choice of 2-3 different types of salt.
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Old 04-13-2009, 11:33 PM   #12
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I mix plain popcorn with other lower fat snacks like sweetened wheat cereal or lightly salted nuts.
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Old 04-14-2009, 05:17 AM   #13
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I don't eat much popcorn lately myself (similar tooth/gum annoyance to what DampCharcoal described) but some friends used to serve it up in a way that was lowfat and flavorful: a combination of nutritional yeast, tamari (I find San-J brand reduced sodium tamari to be quite flavorful - it's what I buy and I have no need to limit my sodium intake) and cayenne (you can leave out the cayenne if you don't care for spicy stuff).

Give it a try, I found it surprisingly good.
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Old 04-14-2009, 09:32 AM   #14
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WOW, is this a blast from the past! 2005!

I like to put butter and salt on my popcorn, but we also have nacho cheese shake on flavouring and white cheddar flavouring. I doubt they are any healthier than butter and salt though!
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Old 04-14-2009, 01:25 PM   #15
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We recently got very tired of microwave popcorn and bought one of these:


$29.99 from Target via Amazon. It does a good job, popping 1/3 cup of kernels in about 1 teaspoon of oil. Much better taste than air-popper popcorn, much more healthful than the microwave stuff.
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Old 04-14-2009, 05:04 PM   #16
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WOW, is this a blast from the past! 2005!

I like to put butter and salt on my popcorn, but we also have nacho cheese shake on flavouring and white cheddar flavouring. I doubt they are any healthier than butter and salt though!
Oh My. How did we not notice that. ha ha aha haaa
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Old 04-14-2009, 05:07 PM   #17
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i love old threds; then i get to see old buddies' names. :)
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Old 04-14-2009, 09:18 PM   #18
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Try this

We use an air popper and I have some oilve oil in one of those Pampered chef spray bottles, which I spray the popped corn with.

Then in an other spray bottle, I have balsamic vinegar that I also spray the popped corn with. Its really good and no need for salt either.
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Old 04-14-2009, 09:59 PM   #19
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We use an air popper and I have some oilve oil in one of those Pampered chef spray bottles, which I spray the popped corn with.

Then in an other spray bottle, I have balsamic vinegar that I also spray the popped corn with. Its really good and no need for salt either.
balsamic vinegar?????? wouldn't that wilt the popcorn?
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Old 04-14-2009, 10:20 PM   #20
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Hi snackpac, Just spray the pop corn 'lightly" with the balsamic vinegar after the olive oil has been sprayed on.

Shake the container around a bit and apply a bit more of the vinegar until the pop corn is "lightly" coated. Don't put very much.
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