3 Popcorn Recipes for Everyone

When you’re craving popcorn but nobody can agree on traditional, sweet or spicy, it’s time to come up with popcorn recipes for everyone. The great thing about popcorn is that it’s kidney-friendly, easy to make and can be flavored many different ways… that’s probably why little pop-up shops boasting 50 flavors of popcorn are everywhere! Now, let’s get popping!

Popcorn Recipes for Everyone
Popcorn Recipes for Everyone

Popcorn Recipes for Everyone: Ingredients

Appropriate for: CKD, Non-dialysis, Diabetes, Dialysis, Lower Protein, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Heart Healthy

Serves Two

  • 1/4 cup popcorn kernels
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha hot chili sauce
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast
  • 2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

How to Prepare Popcorn Recipes for Everyone

  • Pour canola oil in medium saucepan and place on stove over medium-high heat
  • Add three popcorn kernels and wait until they pop
  • Add the remaining kernels and gently shake pan to coat kernels in oil; place lid on top, slightly cracked on pan
  • Popcorn kernels will begin popping
  • When popping slows, remove pan from heat and wait for popping to stop
  • Pour into 3 separate bowls
  • Bowl One: Drizzle chili sauce over popcorn and gently toss to coat
  • Bowl Two: First, in separate bowl, mix nutritional yeast with 2 teaspoons melted butter; drizzle over popcorn and gently toss to coat
  • Bowl Three: First, in separate bowl, mix the remaining melted butter with the cinnamon and sugar; drizzle over popcorn and gently toss to coat

Popcorn Recipes for Everyone: Nutrition Facts

(per serving)

Calories 275
Carbohydrates 23 g
Protein 3 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Fat 19 g
Sodium 65 mg
Potassium 96 mg
Phosphorus 78 mg

We love sharing our kidney-healthy recipes with you like these kidney-friendly popcorn recipes for everyone! We try to share a new recipe every week. So, if you’re craving a favorite food, but it’s not on your kidney diet, please let us know. We’ll look into it and try to add a kidney-friendly version to our list of upcoming recipe blogs. For more kidney-healthy recipes, visit our blog.

Source: https://www.davita.com/diet-nutrition/recipes/appetizers-snack/popcorn-3-ways

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About Shree Mulay, MD
Shree Mulay, MD, is a nephrologist and co-owner of The Kidney Experts. He went to medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College and completed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Shree manages patients at several West Tennessee Healthcare Hospital locations and serves at numerous dialysis locations across the region. He also sees patients at four kidney care clinic locations. Funny, caring and always wanting to help, Shree is passionate about his practice and devotes much of his time to his patients.

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Kidney-Friendly Recipes from The Kidney Experts

One of the goals we have at The Kidney Experts is to make sure you have the resources you need to help you on your kidney health journey. Questions we are asked all the time include, “What can I eat with kidney disease,” “What foods should I avoid with kidney disease,” and “Where can I find good kidney disease diet recipes?” These are excellent questions. Challenge accepted!

Truth time! Chefs, we are not… so we consistently scour websites known for their kidney-healthy recipes. Our focus is to find kidney-friendly recipes that are healthy, easy to make, satisfying, and that have that mouthwatering taste factor. Each week, we post a new recipe that we can share with you.

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