~Great Find Friday~ Leuke Microwave Popcorn Popper

If you love popcorn, raise your hand! Popcorn is something our whole family eats a lot of. We blow through those jumbo double bags of Skinny Pop once a week. Over the years, we’ve collected different poppers like the Stir Crazy, a Plug-in air popper and even one of those big glass carnival kettle poppers. But more often than not, we have been just throwing in our favorite bagged microwave popcorn in the microwave and we were pretty content with that…UNTIL I got this awesome collapsible silicon microwave popcorn bowl!  It’s made by Leuke and it’s pretty rad. A few things  I love about it are:

  1. It folds down flat for storage.
  2. It is dishwasher safe.
  3. It gives me hot and fresh popcorn within a couple minutes.
  4. It doesn’t have all the weird chemicals and additives in it that popcorn bags have.
  5. It allows me to flavor and use the oil that I prefer to use.  (coconut, canola, olive etc.)
  6. It’s pretty.

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It’s ridiculously simple to use too. All you do is add about 1-2 teaspoons of your favorite oil,  1/3 cup of kernels, 1 teaspoon of salt (can you imagine smoked or flavored salt?) and throw it in the microwave for about 2-3 minutes and voila you have yummy, healthy and fast popcorn. It has this clever lid on it to keep it from spilling over as well.   If you want to jazz it up with flavors, it’s also very easy to add in some sugar and salt and a little oil to the kernels and it comes out with that crispiness that kettle corn has. You can even throw in those store bought flavored powders on the kernels before popping.

All in all, this popper is a fabulous gift idea for pretty much anyone and especially for any popcorn lover.  Head on over to Amazon and buy it for $19.99. Click here to buy it on Amazon.   Scroll all the way down for some yummy recipes I found on theyummylife.com.  I’ve tried a couple of them and they were yummy!

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Recipes from theyummylife.com

Fiesta Popcorn
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (may reduce or omit)
  • 1 tablespoon dry taco seasoning
  • 1/3 cup popcorn kernels
  • 3 teaspoons finely grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Put coconut oil, salt, and taco seasoning  in bowl. Microwave just until oil is melted, 20-30 seconds. Pour popcorn kernels into bowl; stir to coat each kernel with seasoned oil. Even out kernels in bottom of bowl. Microwave on high for approx. 2-5 minutes, when there are 1-2 second between pops. Microwave times will vary. While still hot, sprinkle on Parmesan cheese.

Caution: Bowl will get hot; use hot pads or oven mitts.

Cinnamon Toast Popcorn
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (may reduce or omit)
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup popcorn kernels
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar (or preferred powdered sweetener)
Directions:
Put coconut oil, salt, and cinnamon in bowl. Microwave just until oil is melted, 20-30 seconds. Pour popcorn kernels into bowl; stir to coat each kernel with oil mixture. Even out kernels in bottom of bowl. Microwave on high for approx. 2-5 minutes, when there are 1-2 second between pops. Microwave times will vary. While still hot, mist popcorn lightly with vanilla extract and sprinkle with powdered sugar; toss and repeat until evenly coated.
Curry Popcorn
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (may reduce or omit)
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/3 cup popcorn kernels
Directions:
Put coconut oil, salt, curry powder and garlic powder in bowl. Microwave just until oil is melted, 20-30 seconds. Pour popcorn kernels into bowl; stir to coat each kernel with seasoned oil. Even out kernels in bottom of bowl. Microwave on high for approx. 2-5 minutes, when there are 1-2 second between pops. Microwave times will vary.
Lemon Pepper Popcorn 
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (may reduce or omit)
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper
  • 1/3 cup popcorn kernels
Directions:
Put coconut oil, salt, and lemon pepper in bowl. Microwave just until oil is melted, 20-30 seconds. Pour popcorn kernels into bowl; stir to coat each kernel with seasoned oil. Even out kernels in bottom of bowl. Put vented cover on top and microwave on high for approx. 2-5 minutes, when there are 1-2 second between pops. Microwave times will vary.Caution: Bowl will get hot; use hot pads or oven mitts.
Cocoa Lovers Popcorn
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (may reduce or omit)
  • 1/3 cup popcorn kernels
  • 1 tablespoon hot cocoa mix
Directions:
Put coconut oil and salt in bowl. Microwave just until oil is melted, 20-30 seconds. Pour popcorn kernels into bowl; stir to coat each kernel with oil mixture. Even out kernels in bottom of bowl. Put vented cover on top and microwave on high for approx. 2-5 minutes, when there are 1-2 second between pops. Microwave times will vary. While still hot, sprinkle with cocoa mix; toss until evenly coated.Caution: Bowl will get hot; use hot pads or oven mitts.

 

One thought on “~Great Find Friday~ Leuke Microwave Popcorn Popper

  1. Maggie says:

    Ok, I actually really liked this product for awhile. After washing it with soap, I smelled a hint of soap. I just brushed it aside, no biggie. Now, after I have severely burned some popcorn in it(ok, I forgot I had put it in the microwave and went outside, totally neglectful), I can’t get that burned popcorn smell out of it. I also need to get the burned popcorn smell out of my microwave too.

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