Note: This recipe is especially for kids with diabetes, but
it can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet. Kids
with diabetes may need to pay extra attention to the amount of
carbohydrates they eat to maintain control of their blood sugar
This low-fat and low-carbohydrate treat is excellent for your
next movie night. The spices add an interesting flavor to the
snack. If one serving doesn't fill you up, have two servings -
they'll count as only 1 carbohydrate exchange.
7 1/2 cups air-popped popcorn
butter-flavored cooking spray
1 1/2 tsp. cumin
1 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1 1/2 tsp. onion powder
1 1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
cayenne pepper (optional)
- Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit (148 degrees
- Put popcorn in a large mixing bowl.
- Lightly coat popcorn with cooking spray. Toss and coat
- Combine cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne
- Sprinkle spices over popcorn and toss to coat evenly.
- Drizzle Worcestershire sauce over popcorn and toss
- Spread popcorn evenly in large baking pan.
- Bake for 10 minutes, tossing once.
1 1/2 cups
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
1 g protein
0 g sat. fat
9 g carbohydrate
2 g fiber
0 mg cholesterol
28 mg sodium
9 mg calcium
0.6 mg iron
1/2 carbohydrate exchange
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient
Variations and suggestions:
Divide leftovers into individual serving sizes and put into
airtight bags. Next time you're hungry for a snack, you can
easily incorporate it into your meal plan.
Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N, CNSD
Date reviewed: January 2004
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice,
diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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