I love popcorn. It could be one of those three foods I would take with me if I had to live on a deserted island. I did a post a few years ago where we did a popcorn taste test because I was getting a little overwhelmed at how many options there are out there. So a taste test was needed to determine which ones were good, mediocre, healthy or not-so-much. Click here to see those results.
SkinnyPop had some of the best results from our taste test so I was excited when I noticed they recently had a popcorn and cocktail pairing promotion. I knew their popcorn was yummy, but I didn’t know that they offer so many different varieties of flavors. And what better way to try out all different kinds of popcorn, than with a cocktail to complement the flavor!?
So I decided to do my own popcorn and cocktail pairing research. And I did a lot of it. In addition to popped popcorn, SkinnyPop also offers microwave popcorn, popcorn cakes and mini cakes. I also discovered their products are super healthy. Nothing artificial, non-GMO, low in calories, and they’re all gluten free, peanut and tree nut free. Plus they offer dairy-free cheese flavors too.
Here are some of SkinnyPop’s popped popcorn flavors:
- Sea Salt & Pepper
- Ages White Cheddar
- White Cheddar (dairy free)
- Naturally Sweet
- Pepper Jack
So after all my research, I wanted to share two of my delicious pairings with you because – well – it’s popcorn and cocktails. And it’s Friday so this is the perfect time for popcorn and cocktails.
My favorite is SkinnyPop’s Original flavor. This classic flavor with a hint of salt is the perfect compliment to my Tiki Rum Punch recipe. I made this punch all summer and have continued to keep a (non-alcholic) batch on hand as a nice alternative to orange juice in the morning. Click here for the full recipe post.
SkinnyPop also offers Cinnamon & Sugar Mini Cakes. My kids love them and they’re a great healthy snack too. And my Best Ever Red Sangria recipe pairs well with the sweetness of the cakes. Just enough, but not too much. Click here for the full recipe post.
Skinny Pop did a few of their own popcorn and cocktail pairings too. Here are some of their yummy results with some great cocktail recipes:
What do you think? Are you a popcorn lover? Have you tried SkinnyPop? There are so many flavors to choose from. Click here to check them out and order your favorite flavors.
Then add your favorite cocktail for the perfect pairing. Happy Friday and enjoy!