This popcorn mix with pistachios and jerky is the perfect savoury snack that you can prep ahead of time and enjoy all week long!
Whether you are trying to fight off the 3pm energy slump or need an accompaniment to your movie night, this popcorn mix with pistachios and jerky is about to up your popcorn game in a major way. This Hunger Crushing Combo™ snack not only provides a balance of protein, fat, and fiber, but it also makes for the perfect crunchy savoury make-ahead snack that you can enjoy all week long.
Why is this popcorn mix a great balanced snack?
This popcorn mix provides 8 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber, along with some extra special flavour and texture add-ins thanks to the pistachios and jerky. This popcorn mix can also easily be made vegan friendly by substituting a vegan beef jerky alternative.
- 1 1/5 cups of air popped popcorn provides 2 grams of fiber
- For added flavour you can sprinkle with some herbs & spices (i.e everything but the bagel seasoning) or nutritional yeast for an extra boost of protein and cheesy flavour
- Provides 6 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber for every 1/4 cup serving
- Rich in healthy unsaturated fats and antioxidants (like lutein and zeaxanthin)
- Choose dry roasted and unsalted pistachio’s when available
- If you don’t have pistachios, you can swap with any nut of your choosing (i.e. almonds, cashews, walnuts)
- Provides 13 grams of protein for every 2 stripes of jerky
- You can choose turkey or beef jerky, or vegan jerky if you need to make this plant-based
- Choose low or reduced sodium varieties when available
More Hunger Crushing Combo™ Snacks You Might Like
If you loved this popcorn mix and want to try some more snack combos to crush your hunger, you can give these ones a try!
- Edamame Snack with Fruit & Nuts
- Sliced Apple with Almond & Yogurt Dip
- Carrot and Cheese Plate with Turkey
Does this popcorn mix with nuts deserve a 5 star rating?
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Popcorn Mix with Nuts (Hunger Crushing Combo™ Snack #6)
- 1.5 cup popcorn
- 1/4 cup pistachio shelled
- 2 -4 jerky strips
- Portion popcorn, pistachios, and jerky in a bowl.
- Serve and enjoy!
Abbey Sharp is a Registered Dietitian (RD), regulated by the Ontario College of Dietitians. She is a mom, YouTuber, Blogger, award winning cookbook author, media coach specializing in food and nutrition influencers, and a frequent contributor to national publications like Healthline and on national broadcast TV shows.