Snack Attack: Popcorn Balls

Looking for treats to munch on while studying or watching TV on a study break? Check this out!
by Chinggay Labrador   |  Sep 4, 2010
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Popcorn Balls

  1. Heat 1/4 cup of peanut butter and 1/4 cup of honey.
  2. Pour the mixture over five cups of popcorn (or cereal).
  3. Place a cup of the popcorn-honey mixture on wax paper and fold the corners of the wax paper around the popcorn.
  4. Twist the ends together at the top and press the mix into a ball.

Popcorn health trivia:

  1. Popcorn is good for you because it is whole grain. The nutrients found in the hull are retained inside until the popcorn is popped.
  2. A pint of popcorn contains three times as much phosphorus as a pint of milk.
  3. A cup of unbuttered popcorn contains fewer calories than half a grapefruit.
  4. Snacking on popcorn also gives your tummy a “full” feeling. That’s why it’s such a great dieting aid.
REAX!
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Chinggay Labrador
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Chinggay Labrador is a freelance writer for several publications in Manila and overseas. An architect by profession, she loves to travel, dabble in design, bake brownies, bike, surf, practice yoga, and contribute to her family's blog, thehappylab.com.ph. She has released three novels, and her latest fictional short story will be published this month under Buqo Bookstore. She is currently working on a collaborative novel. Chinggay is also a yoga instructor teaching vinyasa yoga, foundations and restoratives. 
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