Nacho Cheese Popcorn Seasoning Recipe

Many years ago I became suspicious of the ingredients in most traditional microwave popcorns.  The ingredient list was just a tad too long for my liking no matter how convenient those little packages were.  I invested in a hot air popcorn popper and am now much happier about my popcorn snacking habit.  Of course, hot air popcorn with nothing on it tastes rather bland.  Sure, plain might be healthier but my mouth craves the flavor of popcorn seasoning every once in a while.  If you are trying to include more healthy snacks in your diet, popcorn … [Read more...]

Brown Bag Microwave Popcorn Helps You Save Money and Eat Healthier

I would like to know how I have grown into a relatively intelligent adult without knowing that you can make microwave popcorn using a brown paper bag.  Seriously...I am stunned!  The other day I stumbled across a post on Pinterest that showed how to make Italian Brown Bag Microwave Popcorn.  I admit, I was skeptical.  Surely, it wasn't as easy to make this as Pinterest said, right?  WRONG! Making brown bag microwave popcorn will save you a ton of money and it is so much healthier!  Top your popcorn with homemade … [Read more...]

Learn How to Make Candied Nuts

Candied nuts are one of my all time favorite snacks.  I can kid myself into thinking they are TOTALLY healthy because..hey, they are NUTS!  But, they are also covered in a butter, sugar, spice combination that makes my mouth incredibly happy!  If you look at the price of candied nuts in the grocery store it is ridiculous!  Plain nuts are much cheaper and all you have to do is saute them up with some butter and sugar and a touch of cinnamon.  This literally takes less than 10 minutes from start to finish and if you package them up in a pretty … [Read more...]

Creative Football Party Food: Trail Mix Popcorn Balls! #goodcookcom

This football party food post was inspired by a product I received for review at no charge. All opinions expressed here are my own. Fall is finally here and with it comes things like pretty colored leaves, sweaters, and of course, football!  My husband is an avid fan of college football so I see a lot more of the sport than I probably would care for!  If you have a football fan in your house, chances are there have been times you have company over just to watch an important game.  Of course, whenever I have company I feel the … [Read more...]