Popcorn Guide

  • Buy non GMO
    When choosing kernels look for non gmo labels on the product.
     

  • Choose organic
    Avoid chemicals in your popcorn and buy organic kernels if possible.
     

  • Pop it on the stove
    A good oil to kernels ratio is: 3 tbsp oil for very 1/2 cup of kernels.
     

  • Use coconut oil
    When making your own popcorn, use coconut oil which is a healthier option and heat tolerant.
     

  • Season with nutritional yeast
    Add more nutrients to the snack by sprinkling nutritional yeast along with salt on it.

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Scroll down to see cooking instructions!

Secrets for making your own healthy popcorn!

Avoid most common deficiencies in your child!

Organic and non-GMO popcorn brands

Here is a list of good and healthy popcorn for you to choose from. All are non- gmo which are essential to avoid unwanted chemicals in your popcorn. 

Delicious, gourmet medium white popping corn from Amish Country.

Amish Country Popcorn

Unpopped yellow popcorn kernels. 100% grown and packaged in USA.

Anthony's Popcorn

The one of a kind taste is insanely delicious. It won't get stuck in your teeth!

Tiny But Mighty Popcorn

Whole White Popcorn is the familiar standby for nutritious, whole grain snacking.

Bob's Red Mill Popcorn

These unpopped popcorn kernels pop up light and fluffy. Very tasty.

Orville Redenbacher’s Popcorn

Unpopped whole grain white popcorn kernels. High in fiber and protein.

Arrowhead Mills Popcorn

Organic kernels individually selected for their superior expansion qualities.

Great Northern Popcorn

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Other necessities for making your own popcorn

A list of other ingredients you need to pop your own healthy popcorn. 

Nutritional yeast seasoning is almost considered a most in a vegan kitchen. 

Nutritional Yeast

Celtic Sea Salt is authentic, unprocessed salt from coastal regions.

Celtic Sea Salt

Heavy bottom pots are essential for not burning food and even heat distribution.

Pot with heavy bottom

How to cook popcorn on the stove with a pot

  1. Put heavy-bottom pot with a lid on the stove and set heat to medium-high. Immediately add 3 tbsp coconut oil and 5 test kernels to the pot.

  2. Once test kernels pop, add 1/2 cup of additional kernels to the pot. Shake gently to coat kernels in oil and cover with a lid. 

  3. Let it sit on the stove until popping sound slow down to 1-2 seconds in between pops. 

  4. Remove from pot and open the lid. Pour in a bowl and season to taste.

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