Thursday, October 4, 2012

The best way to end a Slumber Party is a movie & POPCORN!

And we end our slumber party food with popcorn.  So at first I started with oil on the stove with the kernels but I decided that wasn't working so well so why not try the version I saw on pinterest the other day.  I saw this Blow-Your-Mind Microwave Popcorn and thought how could something with only a bowl, a plate and kernels really work but I was amazed it really did.  I found this great recipe on Everything but the ....  Again I'm not allowed this on my diet but my friend took a bite of it and you should have seen her face when she took the bite you could tell it was super yummy!  I will be making popcorn this way from now on, I can't wait until I have the ability to eat it!


Here is what you have to do:
Take 1/4 cup of dry popcorn kernels and place in the bottom of a microwave-safe glass bowl (pyrex is a great choice). Place a microwave-safe plate on top of the bowl. Plate should be wide enough to go beyond the rim of the bowl.
Microwave for 2 minutes 45 seconds. Popcorn pops perfectly, no oil, butter or bag!  YUP simple is the word and delish is the second word!



Enjoy from the empty bowls returned to me, I would say it's a hit and will be a staple in our house.  And as for the sleep overs I'm sure we'll do one again soon, it was a fun day (even the clean up afterwards wasn't too hard).

7 comments:

  1. What a unique way of popping corn. Great idea.

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  2. Thats amazing I will need to try it out. Your doing amazing on your weight loss keep up the good work :)

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  3. What a great idea. I eat a LOT of popcorn so I'll have to try it.

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  4. Pretty neat! I've never heard of popcorn being cooked that way.

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  5. Really, I am going to have to try this one! Thanks for sharing.

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  6. We've got to make popcorn this way sometime soon!!

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  7. This worked great for me! The only modification is that the amount of kernels should be reduced, to maybe a couple of Tb. I found that a lot of the kernals were not popped, and could not continue to cook them as it would burn the popped kernels. Anyway, I put olive oil, garlic powder and salt on it and it was amazing! Love that I can make popcorn healthy and avoid the carcinogens with other microwave popcorn.

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