Three popcorn seasonings

By Wendy Andresen | Mar 25, 2020
Photo by: Wendy Andresen

We’ve been watching a lot of movies at home lately, rather than going to the theater, and I discovered three popcorn seasonings that have greatly added to the fun. I also found a nifty microwave popcorn popper online for about $10.

It’s nothing more than a collapsible silicone bowl with a lid, but in just three minutes it makes a huge batch of fluffy, crispy, airy popcorn.

I like to drizzle the popped corn with some olive oil, preferably butter flavored, and then add the seasoning to taste. Add more salt if you’d like.

You might have to search online for some of the ingredients, but believe me it’s worth it. Many of the other recipes in this column call for the same ones, so you’ll be using them again.

These seasoning combinations, in addition to their use on popcorn, can also be used on French fries, potatoes, or pasta.

Cool Buttermilk Ranch No’ritos Seasoning

3/4 cup soymilk powder

2 Tbsp. onion powder

2 Tbsp. dried parsley flakes

1 Tbsp. fine sea salt

2 tsp. dried minced chives

1 1/2 tsp, lactic acid powder

1 tsp. coarse ground black pepper

1 tsp. dried dill

1 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 tsp. dry ground mustard

From “The Non-Dairy Evolution Cookbook” by Skye Michael Conroy

Nacho Cheese No’ritos Seasoning

1 cup nutritional yeast flakes

3 Tbsp, onion powder

3 Tbsp. tomato powder

4 tsp. fine sea salt

4 tsp. mild chili powder

2 tsp. green bell pepper powder (optional)

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. dry ground mustard

From “The Non-Dairy Evolution Cookbook” by Skye Michael Conroy

Cheddar and Sour Cream Seasoning

3/4 cup nutritional yeast flakes

1/4 cup soymilk powder

3 Tbsp. tomato powder

2 Tbsp. onion powder

4 tsp. fine sea salt

1 1/2 tsp. lactic acid powder

1/2 tsp, dry ground mustard

1/8 tsp. garlic powder

Dried minced chives (optional)

From “Cook & Let Live” by Skye Michael Conroy

Directions: Pick a seasoning recipe and combine all ingredients in a glass jar. Shake well.

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