Five Delicious & Healthy Ways to Top Your Popcorn

On Episode Two of our new PLANTSTRONG Snackables podcast series, a bite-sized podcast, Rip Esselstyn, and co-host, Jess Hegarty, dive deep into some creative ways to pop up the popcorn flavor! Popcorn is a plantstrong treat that can be enjoyed instead of those unhealthy chips.

Jess & Rip lay out five innovative recipes to spice up your PLANTSTRONG Popcorn


Salt and Vinegar Popcorn

  • 1 part vinegar - can be red wine vinegar, apple cider vinegar, white vinegar, or Ume plum vinegar
  • 1 part salt - can be soy sauce, tamari, Bragg’s Liquid Aminos
  • Mix together in a spray bottle and mist your popcorn to taste

Dill Pickle Popcorn

  • With the mixture from above, you can add dill seasoning on top of the “salt and vinegar” flavor.

Doritos-Flavored Popcorn

  • 1 part each of garlic salt, onion salt, cumin, paprika, chili powder, and salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon of cayenne or more to taste
  • 1/4 cup of nutritional yeast
  • Mix with 8 cups of plain popcorn spritzed with tamari or low-sodium soy sauce

Cheddar and Onion Popcorn

  • 2 parts tamari, soy sauce, or Ume plum vinegar and 1 part lemon juice in spray bottle - mist on the popcorn
  • sprinkle nutritional yeast for cheese flavor
  • Add dashes of onion powder, smoked paprika, and/or garlic powder to taste

Caramel Popcorn - with fiber-filled dates

  • Blend 7 dates in a highspeed blender mixed with water and add that mixture to your spray bottle
  • Mist over the popcorn
  • Add your favorite spice such as cinnamon or cocoa powder to enhance the taste 

Click here to check out PLANTSTRONG Popcorn!


These five delicious popcorn recipes are directly from Episode 2 of the Snackables Podcast with Rip Esselstyn and PLANTSTRONG team member Jessica. Jessica leads product innovation for the PlantStrong foodline.

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