Category: Healthy Snacks

Any idea how much sodium in in a large movie popcorn?

A large popcorn at the movie theater concession stand contains about 1,500 mg of sodium, and that’s without adding any more toppings. So why is it listed on low-sodium foods?

Do You Know How To Grill Low Sodium Vegetables?

At this time of year, Spring and Summer, with all the varieties of vegetables coming into their season. Nothing is more beautiful than a platter of grilled vegetables. Make sure to grill extra vegetables to add more flavor and serve in sandwiches, salads, omelets, snacks, etc. Learn 8 tips for added flavor when grilling vegetables

Did You Know There Are Hundreds of Varieties of Avocados?

Yes, There are hundreds of varieties of avocados. It’s amazing that 95% of avocados sold in the US are grown in California and about 90% of those are Hass. That may be why so many folks think there is only one type of avocado or 2 if you consider ripe and unripe. Learn more about… Read more »

How To Shop For Popcorn

I just read an article about how to shop for popcorn in EatingWell Magazine. This has some good tips. Did you know that popcorn is non-GMO? At least for now. However, I would look for organic just to be sure it is a safer choice. Here is a link to an article I wrote a… Read more »