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Rediscover the easy technique for stovetop popcorn cooked in a skillet with wholesome fats identical to Grandma used to make. No particular equipment is important!

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Popcorn is a wholesome deal with that delights each younger and outdated!

Nevertheless, because the kernels are often not soaked or fermented, ensure to not eat it too usually!

Why Natural Popcorn is a Should

If do-it-yourself popcorn is one thing you take pleasure in incessantly, I like to recommend shopping for sprouted popcorn (comparable to this model). It is a little more costly, however positively price it as it’s simpler to digest.

On the very least, insist on natural free popcorn, as typical manufacturers will possible be GMO and include glyphosate residue (GMOs are extremely sprayed with Roundup). This chemical herbicide is very disruptive to the immune system and carcinogenic as properly.

If you’re lucky to have heirloom popcorn out there in your space, you can be delighted to note that the softer, smaller kernels don’t get caught in your enamel as soon as popped!

Keep away from All Microwave Manufacturers

Along with insisting on natural popcorn, you will need to keep away from microwave variations.

It’s because the packaging is poisonous and the unnatural cooking technique is denaturing to the molecules of the corn itself because it heats from the within out (as an alternative of out of doors in).

I’m sufficiently old to recollect the time earlier than microwaves grew to become in style and the “microwave model” of economic popcorn got here in a throwaway aluminum pan with the kernels inside foil for popping on the stovetop!

Stovetop Making a Comeback!

Curiously, as extra folks reject microwaves attributable to their denaturing of the meals, Jiffy Pop stovetop popcorn is making a comeback (now sadly owned by globalist ConAgra Meals).

Sadly, the components are TOTALLY totally different (and never in a great way) than after I was a child. To not point out the poisonous packaging (which is many of the $eight value as there are solely 2 tablespoons of popcorn in every throwaway skillet!)

one use stovetop popcorn pan

The reality is that the healthiest method to make popcorn IS on the stovetop! However, this doesn’t contain shopping for a one-use, throwaway model from the grocery store.

All you want is a big, stainless-steel skillet to make popcorn. Supply a wholesome fats and extremely mineralized sea salt and you’re able to go!

Recently, I’ve been utilizing pastured ghee. By utilizing this wholesome fats, popcorn turns into a superb supply of the elusive MK4 type of Vitamin K2.

It’s so simple to pop popcorn this fashion and it reduces the variety of home equipment that have to be saved in kitchen cupboards.

The DIY stovetop technique additionally avoids aluminum pans and foil from “GMO Jiffy” with its faux butter flavoring, GMO corn and citric acid, poisonous artificial preservatives (TBHQ – tert-Butylhydroquinone), and even faux shade!

A few years in the past, I filmed a wholesome snacks video for the Weston A. Worth Basis. The stovetop popcorn snippet is a part of the recipe beneath.

I proceed to make it precisely the identical at the moment!

Bonus! In the event you take pleasure in this stovetop popcorn technique, attempt this popped sorghum recipe too, which is India’s conventional model.

Caramel Popcorn Variation

For the vacations, you may want to use natural mushroom popcorn (pops up huge and spherical) and drizzle with do-it-yourself butterscotch (unfold the cooled popcorn on cookie sheets to do that).

This enjoyable variation makes a scrumptious present of wholesome caramel popcorn for family and friends!

stovetop popcorn with healthy fat in glass bowl

Simple Stovetop Popcorn

Easy technique for stovetop popcorn cooked in a skillet with wholesome fats identical to Grandma used to make. No particular equipment is important!


  1. Add coconut oil and popcorn to a heavy skillet on medium-high warmth.

  2. Cowl with a glass lid and heat on medium warmth shaking just a few occasions till popping begins (about 3-5 minutes).

  3. As soon as popping begins, decrease the warmth to medium-low and proceed occasional mild shaking of the pan whereas on the warmth till popping dies down.

  4. Place popcorn in a big bowl and drizzle on melted butter. Sprinkle on sea salt to style or elective dietary yeast if desired.

Diet Info

Simple Stovetop Popcorn

Quantity Per Serving (1 cup)

Energy 91
Energy from Fats 63

% Every day Worth*

Fats 7g11%

Saturated Fats 6g30%

Monounsaturated Fats 1g

Carbohydrates 6g2%

Fiber 1g4%

Protein 1g2%

* % Every day Values are primarily based on a 2000 calorie food plan.

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