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We are snackers in my house, and we have spent a lot of extra grocery money on chips and other munchies. Since chips are obviously not a necessary expense, I needed to find a way to replace them with a more budget-friendly snack.

popcorn

Popcorn is a great snack, but microwave popcorn isn’t that much cheaper than chips. If you pop it on the stovetop, its pennies per serving.

So how do you make it? Take a sauce pan. Put 1 T of oil in it. I like coconut, but it does leave a coconutty flavor, so chose your oil wisely. Put enough popcorn kernels in to cover the bottom of the pan (about 2 T), put the lid on and turn the heat to medium. I don’t even have to check it, or shake the pan the much, I pretty much just let it pop.

As soon as it is done pour it in a bowl and salt it, or season however you like. If your seasoning isn’t cooking you can give the popcorn a little spritz with cooking spray and then sprinkle seasoning. We usually just do salt, but sometimes I add some jalapeño or greek seasoning.

You really can’t get easier or cheaper than popcorn for a snack!

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Melissa is a former hairstylist of 20 years who has a passion for living a simply creative life. She loves inspiring others to pick up a planner and get their lives organized, to clean out a closet and minimize their clutter, and to clean up their physical and mental space to lead their most fulfilled life. She is a wife, mom, and crazy dog lady who constantly rewatches The Office.

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