Sugar and Spice Popcorn

Reprinted with permission from the American Association of Kidney Patients

Sugar and Spice Popcorn

Makes for a sweet twist on a movie night. Go ahead and get popping!


  • 8 cups air-popped popcorn
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg


Pop popcorn; set aside.
Heat the butter, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg in the microwave or on the stove in a saucepan until the butter melts and sugar dissolves.
Be careful not to burn the butter.
Drizzle spiced butter mixture over popcorn; mix well.
Serve immediately for best results.

Nutrient Analysis

Calories: 120 KCal

Protein: 2 g

Carbohydrates: 20 g

Fibre: 3 g

Total Fat: 7 g

Sodium: 2 mg

Phosphorus: 60 mg

Potassium: 56 mg

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

Servings per recipe: 4

Serving size: 2 cups

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

1 starch

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