Popcorn is a high-fiber, low calorie snack that turns into a vehicle for nutrients when topped with delicious and nutritious spices. This recipe features cardamom which has been shown to support the reduction of breast cancer cells.
- 4 cups popped popcorn
- 2 tablespoons melted non-dairy butter
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon apple pie spice
- 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
- Pepper to taste
- Salt to taste
Combine butter, honey and spice in a glass and melt for 5-10 seconds in a microwave. Pour over popcorn and add salt and pepper to taste.
Laboratory studies reveal that a combination of black pepper and cardamom can stimulate healthy immune function. A 2010 review outlines the pro-immune action of black pepper and cardamom, whose effects on inflammation and immune cells helps the body regulate the inflammatory response, reduces the risk of cancer, and helps fight existing cancer cells.