National popcorn day is not the only day to enjoy a big bowl of this hot buttered favorite. Nothing better than popcorn on movie night or any night in front of the TV. I have it a lot because it's a low-calorie snack and I have learned it's high in fiber and whole grain.

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Did You Ever Make It The Old Fashion Way?

I remember mom as a kid putting oil in a big pot on the stove and shaking the heck out of it after she added the popcorn. And how fun was Jiffy Pop as a kid.

Remember this commercial from the '70s

Popcorn has phenolic acids, a type of antioxidant, and fa ood that may reduce the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension in folks. Well, that's what my doc tells me anyway, she also says it can be part of a healthy diet.

Also, we can't go to a movie at Celebration Cinema In Lansing or Studio C in Okemos without a huge bucket, which is usually half gone by the time the coming attractions are over for me.

So whether it's butter, cheese, caramel, or any of your favorites where do we go in Lansing to find the best. I asked around the building and here are a few suggestions;

Check These Places out

Cravings Popcorn at 1221 Turner Street, Lansing has a great variety, and my sidekick Kristen suggests the Mackinac Island Caramel, I love the American classic cheddar.

Jackson Popcorn Depot Jackson Crossing Mall, Jackson. They will be moving to a much bigger place soon. Check out 30 flavors of gourmet popcorn, cinnamon glazed almonds, cashews, & pecans all made in the store.

Whether is butter, salty, or sweet it's a great snack to enjoy anytime.

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