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No idea what is right, but lets brainstorm a bit.

Baking powder is a good idea. Try increasing the amount. Perhaps replace the baking soda with more baking powder.

You could try incorporating something light and fluffy. How about marshmallows. Tiny ones might work best.

Or how about popcorn. I'd say crush it but don't powder it.

Another way is to use a thickener. Xanthan has been mentioned. Carboxymethyl cellulose. arrow root. If you thicken water with one of these, the water should occupy space until it goes to steam. You hope the steam leaves bubble spaces.

Now if by "lighter" you mean fewer calories, then you can add in non-digestibles that act as fiber. Ground potato peelings. Tomato skins. Flax seeds. Sawdust (if you clean it up). Clays like bentonite. Ground brick dust (that's the alumino silicate you will find on the label of your salt. It's there to prevent caking. It's calcined kaolin from Georgia. English china clay is another usually used in paper.).

Have fun trying to figure it out. Let us know when you find the right answer.
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