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Perfect your Popcorn with Flavored Oils!

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Adding some delicious flavored olive oil & spices can transform your popcorn into an epic (and vegan) tasty snack!

Simply drizzle oil in a bowl and add warm popcorn - then toss to coat evenly. Add your other mixins and enjoy!

Check out so of our favorite combinations for movie night binges:

Mushroom-Asiago:

  • Wild Mushroom and Sage Oil
  •  Asiago Cheese
  • Freshly cracked pepper and sea salt to taste

Chili-Lime:Lime Olive Oil

  • Baklouti Green Chili Oil
  • Freshly cracked pepper and sea salt to taste

Garlic-Butter:

  • Garlic Olive Oil
  • Butter Olive Oil
  • Freshly cracked pepper and sea salt to taste

Paisano Popcorn:

  • Tuscan Herb Oil
  • Freshly grated Pecorino Romano Cheese

Three Alarm Popcorn:

  • Cayenne Chili Olive Oil
  • Harissa Olive Oil
  • Sea salt to taste

Lemon Garlic Popcorn:

  • Lemon Olive Oil
  • Garlic Olive Oil
  • Lemon Pepper Seasoning
  • Sea salt to taste

Truffle Explosion:

  • Black or White Truffle Oil
  • Black Truffle Sea Salt
  • Freshly cracked pepper

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