Who doesn’t love tasty treats? I find myself looking out for them and thoroughly enjoy making them and of course eating them! During a recent conversation I remembered this recipe, it’s not only quick and easy, it’s a really tasty treat too!
Sweet Spiced Popcorn
Time: 10 minutes
1-2 cups of popping corn
2 tbsp of coconut oil (olive oil is fine if you don’t have coconut oil)
2-4 tbsp of agave syrup (maple syrup works well too)
1-2 tsp of cinnamon
1/2 tsp of sea salt (optional)
Heat the oil in a pot (make sure the pot you use has a lid, you’ll need it). Add the corn to the pot once the oil is hot (hot but not burning). Once you’ve added the corn, cover the pot with the lip and shake the pot every 10 seconds or so to prevent the corn from sticking or burning. Remove from the heat once the popping has begun to slow down. The corn will continue to pop for a while. Pour the popped corn into a bowl.
Pour the agave over the popcorn and mix it well, covering all of the corn. Sprinkle the cinnamon over the corn mixing it as you go so that the popcorn is covered evenly. Do the same with the salt if you wish.
Once that’s done, you’re ready to serve! I suggest making big batches, this popcorn never lasts long in my house!
** Note: It is important to use organic corn. The majority of corn grown in the US is GMO corn. Keep in mind that corn is also used in a vast amount of processed foods from hamburgers to baby formula and enriched flour, the list is endless. Make sure you read the labels of the food you buy and try to buy organic produce when and wherever you can.