Healthy Snack Recipe: Easy Italian Popcorn #WWFoodsAtStopAndShop #WWMarket #pmedia #ad

Easy Italian Popcorn Recipe

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Do you know what my favorite part of the day is? My daily snack break. As a work at home mom, it’s one thing after another at my house and my snack time is something I look forward to every day. It’s my time to step away from the chaos and just enjoy a treat. Sometimes I feel like a sweet treat and other days, something savory is what I’m craving, but like a lot of us, I am trying to watch what I eat. Weight Watchers products are a delicious and healthier option when it comes to snack time.

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Since my boys are still home on summer vacation, I recently decided to make us all a healthy snack recipe with a few things I picked up from Stop and Shop. It’s something that my mom made for me when I was a kid and I knew that my kids would love it. It’s called Italian Popcorn and it’s super easy to make.

Here’s what you need:

  • About 9 cups of popped popcorn (a big bowl full)
  • 2 tablespoons truffle oil
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon of finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (or parsley flakes if you’re in a hurry).

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Here’s what you do:
1. In a large bowl, combine your freshly popped popcorn and truffle oil, drizzling lightly until all the kernels are lightly coated.
2. Add grated Parmesan, tossing well (continue to mix the popcorn, which will prevent the cheese from clumping).
3. Top with your sea salt and parsley.

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ENJOY!

That’s it! See, I told you it was easy and boy, it’s delicious, too. It’s a really simple way to take your popcorn up a notch.

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Once you’re ready to eat your popcorn, I recommend transferring it into individual bowls because it’s a little easier to eat. You will get cheese on your fingers and having your own bowl cuts down on little hands getting wiped on their pants. Trust me on this.

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But let us not forget those sweet cravings. These Salted Caramel mini brownies are great because they are only 80 calories per brownie. They are awesome to take on the go as well.

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Stop by your local Stop and Shop between 9/1/16 – 9/28/16 and when you buy any (5) FIVE participating Weight Watchers products (excluding Heinz SmartOnes & Meeting Room Products) you’ll Save $3.00 instantly while supplies last!

So tell me, what’s your favorite way to season popcorn

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82 comments

  1. Alli Smith

    I LOVE the WW Salted Caramel Brownie Bliss. They pair perfectly with popcorn and I love how you kicked your popcorn up a notch. I’ll have to try it your way.

  2. Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle

    Love, love, love the popcorn! I love to add flavor to my popcorn for a healthy snack. Those Weight Watchers bars look nom-tastic, too!

  3. Rebecca Bryant

    Ok you are talking my language popcorn adn chocolate. I do enjoy a great snack and Weight Watchers is my go to a lot of the time but popcorn is a great option to have.

  4. Julie Syl Kalungi

    Popcorn is my kids go to snack for movies, both home and out. This one isnt something I have tried! Will share with them

  5. dana vento

    Love this popcorn, love your recipe and I think that I might just have to go into the kitchen to make this healthy snack recipe .. Italian popcorn. that is great.

  6. Stacey Loring

    Let me start off by saying I LOVE YOUR name! I adore popcorn from any company, but for dome strange reason I can’t handle microwave popcorn. I love the ones that are already popped ready to go from the stores. This does sound yummy and I’ll definitly be trying it out.

  7. alissa a apel

    These both sound good! We’re growing popcorn. It should be ready soon. I’d love to try and make this. Jolly Time is the best popcorn brand in my opinion.

  8. Amanda Love

    We always have popcorn at home because I love planning movie nights with the kids especially on weekends. We try to make the snacks as interesting as possible, so this is really awesome! Thanks for the recipe!

  9. Momina Arif

    This is probably the coolest recipe I have seen in a while. Who wants plain old popcorn.

  10. Jeanette

    This looks so good! My son loves popcorn, I know he would love this popcorn. We don’t make it too often for the sheer fact that it will be gone the second it comes in. But we do have a family fun night and I need to pop some popcorn for that.

  11. Angelic Sinova

    That Italian Popcorn looks super yummy! I LOVE a good bowl of popcorn so I’ll definitely have to check out this recipe this weekend (movie night anyone?).

  12. Christopher Lewis

    WOW, this sounds delicious! My family loves popcorn and this sounds like something that would add something new to the general popcorn that I would typically make!

  13. Lindsey Paris

    I had a promo box of those brownie bites and they were GOOOOOD. I ate too many, and got a tummy-ache, LOL. So go easy!

  14. Pam Wattenbarger

    They are really good. I have a hard time not overdoing it on sweet treats.

  15. tara pittman

    I love truffle oil on pizza. I need to try it on popcorn.

  16. lisa

    This popcorn mix sounds so good! I would love to try this soon. And who doesn’t love the sweet and salty combo of chocolates and popcorn?

  17. Brandy

    That popcorn looks delicious! I’ve never had the Weight Watcher’s brownies before but they sound pretty good!

  18. Pam Wattenbarger

    I love having popcorn when we have a family movie night. This sounds like a yummy twist on our usual buttered popcorn.

  19. Jacqui - @TradesofJacqui

    I love popcorn and love weight watchers snacks. This sounds like a great afternoon or movie night snack! Thank you for the idea!

  20. karen

    LOVE popcorn recipes – especially in the fall! Taking that popcorn up a notch for sure and loving your ideas!

  21. Jaime Nicole

    This sounds like a really tasty and healthy snack. I never thought about adding herbs to popcorn but it’s such a great idea!

  22. Terri Steffes

    I am a popcorn F I E N D. I love it. I find it hard to share popcorn, even with my best friend. I can’t wait to make it when I am home and you can bet I will try your seasoning!

  23. Chavonne Harvey

    Now I gotta go to the store and get some popcorn, this looks so good. I love the idea of using truffle oil and parmesan on popcorn. This gives me some ideas I want to experiment with. I love that popcorn is such a healthy snack. Jolly Time is a great brand of popcorn. Those Weight Watcher’s brownies are looking mighty good too. Thanks for sharing the savings.

  24. Cindy Ingalls

    I’m such a boring popcorn maker. I usually just add salt and some vegan butter, but this sounds like it might be a nice way to spice up my popcorn.

  25. Elizabeth O.

    This is a nice twist to your typical butter flavored popcorn! I love experimenting with popcorn as well, we’ve tried adding sriracha, sometimes sweet like honey, it depends on our mood. This would make a nice addition to our recipes! Thanks!

  26. Melissa

    I can finally enjoy a snack and not feel too guilty about it! This looks so DELISH and easy to prepare! Definitely going to try it this week!

  27. Nancy Horn

    OMG — I want to make this right now. I think it would put a dent in my salt craving right now. Thanks for posting!

  28. Dee

    I love that you are taking simple ingredients and make them into something nice. I love popcorn and this takes it to a whole new level.

  29. Jasmine Eclipse

    This popcorn sounds so yummy! When I do have popcorn, it’s usually just a simple butter flavor, but maybe I should spice it up a little!

  30. Marcie W.

    Yummy! We love having fresh popcorn during family movie nights and are always looking for fun ways to dress it up a bit.

  31. Liz Mays

    Oh those flavors sound really nice. I bet I’d like this popcorn! I do like those mini brownies too.

  32. Veronica Solomon

    This is a cool snack! I totally love popcorn. I could have a big bowl now

  33. Meagan

    Looks like you are all ready for a family movie night for sure!

  34. Toni | BoulderLocavore.com

    Everyone in the family love popcorn! They will surely love this new healthy option!

  35. Dogvills

    I love how easy this is to make. Perfect for our family movie nights. Thanks for the recipe!

  36. Sarah

    What a great idea, I will have to give this popcorn a try. It looks super yummy!

  37. Amy Jones

    I didnt know there was “Italian popcorn” haha but it sounds delicious enough to try it

  38. Rachel Langer

    That sounds really good! I have never before thought of spicing up popcorn like this! I will need to give this a try. We eat popcorn all the time!

  39. Pier

    Ahhh what a fantastic idea! Looks so yummy and fun to make, and probably pretty healthy to boost. Can’t wait to try out the recipe!

  40. Olivia Douglass

    This looks so delicious and easy! I love snacking and will be trying this!

  41. Taylor Mobley

    I’m just a regular old movie theater butter girl! Looks good!

  42. Karlyn Cruz

    I haven’t tried Italian popcorn! It sounds yummy, what a brilliant and unique idea.

  43. Charlotte

    We are definitely fans of popcorn! I’ve never had italian style though! We would also love those brownie bites too hahaha!

  44. Ana De Jesus

    This looks like the best popcorn ever. I like the idea of mixing cheese and truffle oil it sounds like a heavenly mix x

  45. Melanie Smith

    I love popcorn! And this recipe looks so perfect for a family movie night.

  46. Brianne

    I’ve never heard it being called italian popcorn, but i love it. Definitely something I am going to make. So yummy!

  47. Wendy

    My kids love popcorn and I love dressing it up a bit. This is such a great easy way to do it.

  48. Jeanine

    Italian popcorn sounds interesting. I had no idea there was such a thing. we love trying different things with popcorn though so I’ll for sure try this out next movie night!

  49. Blythe Alpern

    I love truffle oil on anything. It adds such a great flavor. I have to try it on popcorn.

  50. kristi

    My favorite kind of snacks. Popcorn and chocolate… just need a good movie and it would be a perfect evening.

  51. Nicole Etolen

    I love Italian foods! I will try this idea. Sounds perfect for a movie night.

  52. Rose Pingol

    My youngest son and my grandson both love popcorns. I will serve one to them.

  53. Louise Bishop

    I’ve never had Italian popcorn before and I’ve actually never thought about it before! Very enat movie snack idea!

  54. Chubskulit Rose

    Popcon is my all time favorite TV crunch. I have never tried this one and it looks delicious!

  55. Mandy

    This is an interesting twist. My son was just talking about popcorn last night and we had none in the house!

  56. Nikki Wayne

    Oh, we love popcorn at home. At least once a week we throw a bag of popcorn on the microwave.

  57. Kristen

    yummo! this sounds wonderful! you are a true genius for thinking this amazing, out of this world recipe up.

  58. Debra

    I’m definitely a salty & sweet kind of gal when it comes to my snacks. I’d eat a handful of the popcorn along with that Weight Watchers chocolate treat!

  59. Louise Bishop

    This looks so good! I’m a bit of a popcorn fanatic and love trying new flavors. This is next on the list!

  60. Kita Bryant

    This looks so good! I’m a bit of a popcorn fanatic and love trying new flavors. This is next on the list!

  61. Kendall

    Yum! Popcorn is one of my favorite healthy snacks! I’ve never tried italian flavored though! Going to have to try this!

  62. Ashley @irishred02

    Popcorn is yummy! I will have to try this recipe next movie night

  63. Jessica Harlow

    This popcorn sounds delicious! I love truffle oil and how versatile it can be. I’m going to take advantage of the Stop and Shop savings for sure!

  64. Bonnie @wemake7

    Mmm I love popcorn! I can’t wait to try this. I love Weight Watchers and their products.

  65. The Mad Mommy

    These snacks look so delicious! I love flavoring my popcorn!!! Parmesan is one of my favorite additions!

  66. Theresa

    Popcorn is a staple in our house and we really do love JollyTime. The Italian popcorn sound nom, nom!

  67. Stacey

    I love having popcorn as a snack and this looks like the perfect recipe for a savory afternoon treat! We love having popcorn during family movie nights so this will be shared the next time we gather around for a movie!

  68. Lisa Rios

    Popcorn is definitely one of those favorite snack anytime and the best choice for movie night at home. To make the best out of it, I think this Italian Popcorn looks absolutely delicious and so easy to do as well.

  69. Debra

    This sounds like quite the combination! I am going to have to try it really soon!

  70. Caroline

    This popcorn seems really tasty. Perfect for movie night Friday. I’m sure my kids will enjoy it also.

  71. Marvelous Mommy

    I’ve never tried seasoning my popcorn before! Apparently I’m missing out! I will try this next time!

  72. Michelle Cantu

    Chocolate and popcorn is the best. I haven’t experimented much with flavored popcorn, but italian popcorn sounds amazing.

  73. Courtneylynne

    This popcorn looks so yummy!!!! I will have to give this mix a try!

  74. Amy Desrosiers

    I love WW products! I think they have some really yummy choices these days!

  75. Tabitha Shakespeare

    Snack time is everything! This was the truest post I’ve ever read!

  76. Kathy

    That popcorn sounds great. I’ll have to try it out soon. I do love Weight Watchers products too. They’re good!

  77. Enricoh Alfonzo

    I’m a massive popcorn fan, heck I make it almost every night. Mostly because it’s a great low fat snack to have when those late night food cravings kick in. So to have a nice twist to the recipe here, is awesome. I cant wait to try it out.

  78. Michelle Blackwood

    We love popcorn in our home, I have never had truffle oil and I’m curious to taste it.

  79. Heather

    This looks delicious! My favorite way to eat popcorn is with butter/garlic powder/dill and nutritional yeast – it sounds odd, but it is so so good!

  80. Kendra

    I need to try this popcorn recipe! It looks really delicious!

  81. kathy kenny ngo

    Wow very quick and easy. Thank you for the tips and ingredients.

  82. indah nuria Savitri

    I never tried this before! They look super yuuum with that butter, parmesan and parsley

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