Diabetes-Friendly Pumpkin Pie Popcorn Mix with Raisins

Prep Time :
5 min
Cook Time :
5 min
Ready Time :
10 min
Yields 12 cups
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
1 Carb Choice
1 Serving is = to 1 Carb Choice and this recipe is so easy the kids can do it. Everybody will love it!

Ingredients

  • 9 cups air-popped popcorn
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Butter-flavored cooking spray
  • 1 cup California raisins
  • 1 package (5 ounces) pecans

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 90 (47% from fat); Total Fat 5g (sat 0.5g, mono 6g, poly 2.5g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 1g; Carbohydrate 12g; (Dietary Fiber 1.5g; Sugars 8g; ); Iron 0.5mg; Sodium 0mg; Calcium 7mg; Potassium 89mg

Procedure

Place popcorn in a large bowl and remove all unpopped kernals. In small bowl, stir sugar and pumpkin pie spice together. Spray popcorn liberally with nonstick cooking spray, tossing to coat evenly. Add raisins and pecans. Sprinkle with sugar mixture and toss until popcorn is well coated, adding additional spray as needed.

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“Raisins are excellent food choices for most individuals, including those with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).”
-James W. Anderson, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Emeritus, University of Kentucky.