Friday, November 15, 2013

Healthy Carmel Corn

Do you cringe when you come across a food, be it a treat or savory food, that has been reconstructed and deemed healthy?! Truth be told, we have... but... we are learning more and more that they are all not bad.  Especially when you make them homemade.

Like this Healthy Carmel Corn recipe today. 

We were really happily surprised with the end result. One family member said it reminded them of cracker jacks!

 Only we did not add any peanuts... this time!

Healthy Homemade Carmel Corn Recipe
Adapted from Rethink Simple

- 1 cup of organic papcorn
- 1/2 cup butter
- 3/4 cup honey
- 2 cups coconut sugar
- pinch of sea salt
- 2 tsp of vanilla
- 1 tsp of baking soda
1. Pop 1 cup of popcorn. 
2. In saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter, pinch of sea salt, 3/4 cup honey and 2 cups coconut sugar.

3. Boil for 5 minutes.

4. Remove from heat add 1 tsp of baking soda and 2 tsp of vanilla. Stir quickly.

5. Place popcorn in buttered roaster, pour syrup over and mix. Bake in over 250 degrees for 1 hour, stirring every 10 minutes.
*Change(s) we made to original recipe: Made ours dairy free by using a vegan butter substitute.

This healthy carmel corn offers all the taste, crunch and deliciousness that you want with a carmel corn without all the junk ingredients!

Share it with family, friends, neighbors and coworkers this Thanksgiving season. To make it look extra special, use big glass jars so the carmel corn is visible, and tie on a thoughtful hang tag with a piece of string or ribbon.

We love these free printables we found at Mercy Ink Blog. Make up some extra carmel corn while you are at it, it is going to be a big hit!

Accept him whose faith is weak, without passing judgment on disputable matters.
Romans 14:1

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  1. Looks great and those tags are beautiful!

  2. love it so precious for my friends to give as treats as I am thankful for each of them
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  3. Looks delicious! Thanks for the recipe and packaging idea!

  4. Wow, this looks delicious! And it's free of corn syrup, love that!