Who knew you could make your own healthier homemade version of this craveable treat? And it tastes just as good. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, margarine, and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt; cook and stir over medium heat just until boiling and sugar is dissolved. Stir in vanilla.

  • Place popcorn in a shallow roasting pan. Drizzle brown sugar mixture over popcorn; toss to coat. Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring once. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Transfer to a large piece of foil or a large roasting pan; let cool for 1 hour. Immediately place in an airtight container; cover and store at room temperature for up to 2 days.


Tips: Sugar Substitute: Choose Splenda(R) Brown Sugar Baking Blend. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 1/2 cup brown sugar. Nutrition per serving with substitute: same as above, except 79 cal., 131 mg sodium, 11 g carb.

To make ahead: Store airtight at room temperature for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

95 calories; 2.9 g total fat; 0.7 g saturated fat; 134 mg sodium. 44 mg potassium; 16.7 g carbohydrates; 1.3 g fiber; 10 g sugar; 1.1 g protein; 153 IU vitamin a iu; 3 mcg folate; 9 mg calcium; 14 mg magnesium;