Tasty, healthy snack: Hot Popcorn!

Image from www.popcornboxes.net

Winter is the perfect time to get poppin. Picture this: snuggled up by the heater with a loved one, pet or solo (we don’t judge!), your favourite movie playing & the scent of popcorn wafting around your house like it’s your own private cinema. I’ve sold myself on it and I don’t even have a popcorn maker yet!

I was reminded of this old-fashioned, simple treat by a friend a few nights ago on a particularly frosty night. We made a huge bowl of FRESH fat-free popcorn, none of this microwave packet super oily, super salty business! Granted, we did add a smidgen of butter & a sprinkle of salt to taste, but it was a fairly pure experience. Sweet tooth’s could even use a light dusting of icing sugar, but you didn’t hear it from me! 😉

The great thing about popcorn is that it really satisfies the desire for something crunchy, usually I would be very likely to reach for a packet of chips or biscuits, this is a much healthier alternative!

Here’s what you’re gonna need:

♥ Popcorn Maker

Crazy Popper or other popcorn maker! This one is the cheapest I could find at $49.95 RRP

♥ Popping Corn

This brand can be found at supermarkets, and is about $1.50 for 100 grams. Bargain.

♥ The desire for a healthy, tasty treat.

♥ A couple of minutes.

VOILA. So much better for you than chippies or chocolate!

My popcorn lovin’ girlfriend lamented to me that she wished someone would bottle the scent and sell it: lucky for her, the fragrance company Demeter has got it covered!

Popcorn Fragrance!!!

Get popping the next time a chilly night rolls around, and let me know if you do!

Be well,

Popcorn converted Annette.



  1. Yvette says:

    I’ve been cranking out the popcorn lately – I LOVE IT! I don’t have a pop corn maker, but a tiny bit of oil in the bottom of a saucepan works for me 🙂

  2. Annette @ Wellness WA says:

    Oh Yvette, so THATS how they did it in the old days. Haha. How long does it take to cook it with that method?!

    I’d be scared the kernels would be popping all up into my face from the pan ;)!

  3. mmmmmmm i’ll take my popcorn with m&m’s! chocolate popcorn made in your mouth 😛

    Not too healthy but super yummy!

    Just pop a lid on the pot Netti! No exploding kernels hitting you in the face!

  4. Annette @ Wellness WA says:

    Oh yum Maebe;)! I also like popcorn with malteasers. Mmmmm. You’re very smart for a kitten xx

  5. April Rose says:


    Hi Annette!
    I was just trawling through some old primped posts and saw this reference to your blog!
    Not sure if youve seen it but i would be super happy if Zoe mentioned my little blogaroonie!

    April Rose

  6. Annette @ Wellness WA says:


    Thanks so much for posting that, I was aware of it (highly stoked when I saw it a couple of months ago!)

    I actually ran around my house and called my bestie as soon as I found out, haha. Maximum girl crush I think!

    You’re so sweet for posting the link 😀 love it! I need to check your blog more, I’m adding it to my list to stalk


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