Can Super Bowl Snacks still be healthy?? You Bet!

Fruit & Nut Popcorn

All you need is:

  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 popcorn kernels
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 garlic clove, halved
  • ½ tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ tsp salt

In a frying pan on medium heat, toast pecans for about 3 min and then set aside.  Pop the corn kernels, which is ~ 8cups when popped.  Melt butter in a small sauce pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes until lightly golden.  Remove garlic and drizzle butter over the popcorn.  Next add the pecans, cranberries and salt and toss to combine.  And Voila a light fun snack for everyone to enjoy for Superbowl Sunday or any occasion!

Some alternatives are to add walnuts or any other nut or dried fruit you desire!

 Enjoy!

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About Jav Girl

1) Background: - Originally from Guelph, ONT, - Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology from McMaster University, - Workplace Wellness & Health Promotion (WWHP) Post-Graduate Certificate from Centennial College - Completed my WWHP placement at UHN - Hired at UHN August 2008 2) Passions: - I love to run! Nothing beats a runner's high! =) 3) Achievements: - Competed at the National Track & Field Champions for Javelin [I named my javelin 'Orville' after the Wright brothers who invited the airplane - as I wanted my javelin to 'fly'] 4) "I love what I do because . . . it allows me to help others incorporate aspects of a healthy lifestyle into their lives. I've always wanted to help people get active and live better lives; I just never knew it could be my day job.' 5) Book Recommendation: 'Mindless Eating' by Brian Wansink and 'The Happiness Project' by Gretchen Rubin

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