High Protein Snacks

Easy Sugar-Free Sweet Popcorn


This deliciously sweet, healthy popcorn recipe is super low in sugar and only uses a touch of healthy fat from coconut oil. And the bonus? You’ll only need 4 ingredients and a spare 10 minutes to prepare it! Who knew homemade popcorn was so easy to make?

Makes: 4 portions


Ingredients


✓ 100g popping corn

✓ 2.5 tbsp. Coconut Oil

✓ 100g Vanilla Sugar-Free Syrup

 ✓ ½ tsp. bicarbonate of soda


Method


#1 Heat a large pan on a high heat and add 1 tbsp. coconut oil.

#2 Add the popping corn and cook for 5 minutes until all the corn has popped, stirring occasionally.

#3 Place the remaining coconut oil and syrup into a microwaveable bowl and microwave for approximately 30 seconds until completely melted.

#4 Add the bicarb to the mixture, then quickly pour over the popcorn and stir.

#5 Spread onto sheets of greaseproof paper and allow to cool completely.


MACROS

Calories: 207      Protein: 3g      Fat: 11g      Carbs: 15g


 

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Jennifer Blow

Jennifer Blow

Editor & Qualified Nutritionist

Jennifer Blow is our UKVRN Registered Associate Nutritionist – the UK’s register of competent and qualified nutrition professionals. She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master’s of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research.

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