Posted on Aug 21, 2017
School is almost in session, and like most, you are probably preparing to stock up on nutritious, delicious snacks for the kids. If you are exploring new snack options, popped sorghum is a must-try. Whether your kids are younger or older, choosy or open to new foods, they will be excited to try popped sorghum snacks this school year.
Sorghum is a healthy whole grain that is an excellent source of fiber and a good source of protein. This ancient grain can be used in grains bowls, side dishes and breakfast dishes, to name a few, but what you may not know is whole grain sorghum can be popped similarly to popcorn! The popped sorghum kernels are smaller in size and do not have a hull. Naturally, popped sorghum has a nutty flavor but can be transformed in a variety of ways - plain, salty, sweet, savory. Best of all, it is fun to pop with the kids! Watch how to pop sorghum here.
These popped sorghum creations make for the perfect school lunch treat, after-school snack or even dessert! Gather the kids and get creative in the kitchen with these 10 popped sorghum snack recipes.