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Zero Belly Cookbook's Spicy Popcorn

Try this yummy recipe to keep you on track of your weight-loss resolution this year

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Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min


  • 1 tbsp virgin coconut oil
  • ¼ cup popcorn kernels
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • Cooking Directions

    Melt 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a large sauce pot (at least 4 qt) over medium-high flame. Add the popcorn, and cover with a lid. Shake the pot every 5 seconds until the popcorn starts to pop. Once the popcorn starts to pop, shake constantly back and forth until the popping slows to one pop every 2 seconds. Remove from the heat and take off the lid.

    In a small bowl, mix together the spices and salt. Sprinkle the spice mixture over the cooked popcorn and toss to incorporate.

    Serve warm or cooled.

    PER SERVING: 118 calories / 5 g fat / 19 g carb / 3 g fiber / 3 g protein

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: popcorn kernels, coconut oil, paprika, cinnamon, cumin, garlic powder, kosher salt

    Course: Snack

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