Have your cake and wear your skinny jeans, too
Xocolatti Chocolate Bark
The secret to eating single-origin, hyperlocal chocolate: Make it in your own kitchen. Sprinkle the thin, dark bars with black sesame, paprika, and cayenne pepper for spice.
Full recipe: You’d be barking mad not to.
Grape and Apple Baked Donuts
We don’t blame you for swiping seconds of the honey, nutmeg, and apple sauce treats.
Full recipe: Go ape for the grape.
Hot Squash Ice Cream
A sweet way to slip veggies into your diet: roasted butternut splashed with beer and topped with pecans and maple syrup. Serve with a shot of warm horchata.
Full recipe: No cream required.
Lemon and Thyme Pops
Jell-O shots are so college. Graduate to a guilt-free citrus-and-herb ice spiked with citron vodka.
Full recipe: Stay cool.
Hazelnut and Black Pepper Cookies
Let savory take center stage with crisp biscuits made from hazelnuts, rose or orange water, and the spicy stuff.
Full recipe: Get your grinder.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares
Five ingredients (butter, eggs, sugar, and oil not among them) make for a simpler take on the brownie.
Full recipe: PB&C forever.
Gluten-Free Banana Chocolate Fonuts
The wheat-free, dunkable pastry is best served hot from the oven.
Full recipe: Get baked, not fried.
Apricot Salad with Honeycomb and Mint
Win the blue ribbon at your next picnic potluck with a bowl of stone fruit, citrus, Greek yogurt, and herbs.
Full recipe: It’s the bee’s knees.
The Toughest Cookie
Vegan or not, you have to give this dairy-free (soy butter, egg replacement) confection peppered with semisweet chips and walnuts a go.
Full recipe: Preheat your engines.
Chocolate-Covered Mixed Berries
Dip farm-fresh fruit in bittersweet cocoa. Bonus points for edible gold leaf and candied flower petals.
Full recipe: Look who’s getting fancy.
Cherry Chocolate Chip Cookies
Combine two whole grains with fruit and chocolate to achieve wholesome, chewy perfection.
Full recipe: Save some for us.