Garlic Parmesan Popcorn Mix

Popcorn is absolutely my snack addiction. I can basically finish an entire bag of any kind of popcorn in one sitting… who am I?! I’m talking sweet and salty popcorn, plain salted popcorn and my all time favorite cheesy popcorn. Ya feel me?

Anyways, I wanted to make my own little popcorn snack mix that’s perfect for snacking on when I pay attention to the serving size. Chia seeds and peptias add some healthy fats and remember popcorn is a whole grain! Try this out for your next road trip or Netflix binge.

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Garlic Parmesan Popcorn Mix


  • 1 bag microwavable popcorn (3 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup pretzels, broken into small pieces
  • 3 tbsp pepitas
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp salt


Make popcorn according to package directions. Set aside in a large bowl. Stir in the pretzel pieces and pepitas. In a small bowl, melt butter. Stir in chia seeds, garlic powder, Parmesan and salt. Pour butter over the popcorn mixture. Top with dried parsley. Enjoy!

Number of servings: 4 | Serving size: 1 1/2 cups
Calories: 200, total fat: 12 g, total carbohydrates: 18 g, dietary fiber: 4 g, sugars: 0 g, protein: 6 g

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