I am always on the hunt for quick, yummy & nutritious snacks! This past weekend, we were introduced to a simple, delicious and fast snack idea that is packed with healthy benefits (and the kids and / or hubby will never know it!! Shout out to Health Coach, Crystal Jarvie over at Healthstyles4You for the intro!
Swap out the butter on popcorn for coconut oil + Himalayan salt = pure deliciousness!!
Butter is an awesome treat every now and then and I am totally all for it — there truly are way worse snack choices out there. But, switching it up a bit saves some calories and provides some amazing healthy benefits. A little something every day goes a looong way!!
A few benefits
- Contains the 84 trace minerals
- Effective for detox – helps to push toxins OUT, especially those heavy metals
- Promotes healthy sleep patterns
- Improves circulation
- Reduces the signs of aging
- Promotes a healthy pH balance
The above benefits are all from various different uses of Himalayan salt, which is the purest form of salt we can choose to digest. Here’s a great link to the how’s and effects: Surprising Benefits of Himalayan Salt
A few benefits
- Reduces Inflammation & Arthritis
- Improves Energy & Endurance
- Improves Digestion
- Balance out Candida or Fungal Sources that can cause many skin conditions
- Helps with Weight Loss
- Prevents Heart Disease & High Blood Pressure
Just as with Himalayan salt, there are different uses of Coconut Oil to create the above listed results. Check out the list here 20 Coconut Oil Benefit
Who knew popcorn & a movie could be so healthy & delicious!!