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Jan. 19, 2016

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Curry Popcorn

Curry Popcorn

This snack packs crunch and spice without the fat and salt found in your standard movie theater popcorn. Curry powder is usually a combination of turmeric, cumin, coriander, fenugreek, and a variety of other spices—all known to contain antioxidants and provide health benefits like reduced inflammation.

Makes 4 servings


1/2 cup popcorn kernels
2 teaspoons curry powder
Vegetable oil cooking spray


Pop popcorn kernels in air popper. Transfer to a large bowl. Spray with cooking spray, sprinkle with curry powder, and mix evenly.

Per serving (1/4 of recipe): 96 calories; 1.2 g fat; 0.2 g saturated fat; 10.7% calories from fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 3.2 g protein; 19.3 g carbohydrate; 0.2g sugar; 3.8 g fiber; 2 mg sodium; 7 mg calcium; 1.1 mg iron; 0.1 g vitamin C; 28 mcg beta-carotene; 0.3 mg vitamin E

Source: The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook by Dr. Neal Barnard and Robyn Webb 

Please feel free to tailor Physicians Committee recipes to suit your individual dietary needs.

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Food for  Life

Food for Life is an award-winning Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine program designed by physicians, nurses, and registered dietitians that offers cancer, diabetes, and kids classes that focus on the lifesaving effects of healthful eating. Each class includes information about how certain foods and nutrients work to promote health, along with cooking demonstrations of simple and nutritious recipes that can be recreated easily at home. Learn more here >>

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