Sugar and Spice Popcorn


Serving Size:
2 cups

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Gluten-free


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


  1. Heat the butter, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg on the stove in a saucepan until butter melts and sugar dissolves. If preferred, microwave the ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl. Be careful not to burn the butter.
  2. Drizzle spiced butter mixture over popped popcorn; mix well.
  3. Serve immediately for best results.

Helpful hints

  • If you don’t have an air-popper, use 1 bag no-salt microwave popcorn, popped. Fat content will be higher.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 120

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 12 g

Fat 7 g

Cholesterol 16 mg

Sodium 2 mg

Potassium 56 mg

Phosphorus 60 mg

Calcium 6 mg

Fiber 2.5 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 fat

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