social

Saving Money on Popcorn

July 29, 2014

Had in Popcorn BowlStore bought microwave popcorn unfortunately is not "health food", mainly because of the artificial butter flavoring. Besides, the corn is likely GMO, and if you are concerned about that, as I am, you want to make your own healthy microwave popcorn at a fraction of the price!

Advertisement

I buy bulk organic non-GMO corn and put some in a previously used brown paper bag. I add a teaspoon of butter, spices and/or salt (if desired), fold the top twice, and throw it in the microwave! Make sure you fill the bag only about 1/5, to allow for popping. Microwave for 2 minutes . . . and done!

No artificial stuff to worry about. The bag can go straight in the compost after use. And the house doesn't smell like "artificial butter" either.

Source: My inspiration is from my teenagers and their friends, who could go through large amounts of popcorn in one evening.

Comment Was this helpful? 3
Read More Comments

2 More Solutions

Share on ThriftyFunThis page contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!


Bronze Post Medal for All Time! 169 Posts
December 27, 2011

He bought one of the large bags of popcorn for two dollars. He says this will last him 3 or 4 months as opposed to 2 or 3 dollars a week for microwave popcorn.

Comment Was this helpful? 1
Read More...

October 24, 2008

Tips for saving money on popcorn as suggested by the ThriftyFun community. Buy the bulk popcorn kernels. Our local movie theater uses coconut oil, so if you can locate that, do.

Saving Money on Popcorn

Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? Yes
Read More...
Categories
Food and Recipes Food Tips SnacksJuly 30, 2014
Pages
More
🎂
Birthday Ideas!
💘
Valentine's Ideas!
🍀
St. Patrick's Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2022-01-02 03:12:03 in 3 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2022 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
https://www.thriftyfun.com/Saving-Money-on-Popcorn-1.html