1. Cronuts josity / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: joyosity The indulgent joy of this doughnut and croissant lovechild swept the nation this year. 2. Pour-Over Coffee ThinkStock French press and cold brew took a backseat to the ultra-chic pour-over coffee this year. There is something wonderfully excitingly about seeing your coffee brew. And the smell. Unbelievable. 3. Kimchi adactio / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: adactio This tangy, fermented cabbage really got the world excited this year. People were making their own, adding it to unexpected flavor profiles, and loving the health benefits. 4. Mug Brownies ijokhio / CC by http://2.0 / Via Flickr: ijokhio And all other mug desserts. Microwaving a sweet treat in the mug is simple, comforting, and portable. Raise your mug for a brownie-based celebration. CHEERS! 5. Lobster Rolls Lee Edwin Coursey / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: leeco The food-truck revolution is in full swing. The most exciting item you could possibly purchase from four wheels has to be this little pocket of heaven. 6. Chia Seeds HealthGauge / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: healthgauge Flax is SOOOOOOO 2012. Those same chia seeds we loved as children on our Chia Pets are now being added to smoothies, salads, and healthy desserts. These incredible little seeds are the highest plant source of omega-3 on the planet! 7. Pie zabethanne / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: zabethanne Pies are the new cupcakes. Flaky crust around tart fruit is a heartwarming way to end any meal. 8. Sriracha lolololori / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: lolololori People eagerly added this fan-favorite hot sauce to everything this year. It adds just the right amount of spice to your life. 9. Froyo elsiehui / CC by http://2.0 / Via Flickr: elsiehui The pull-your-own frozen yogurt and choose-your-own-toppings things were VERY exciting this year. It's like buying joy by the ounce. 10. Ramen xxHxx / CC by http://2.0 / Via Flickr: 43572617@N05 2013 was the year of the ramen. It's warm, comforting, and delicious. Like eating a hug. But, not weird. 11. Brussels Sprouts ThinkStock These tiny heads of lettuce have gone through a major public relations overhaul. No longer are they viewed as overcooked mush no one wants to eat. They have now risen to an eagerly anticipated side dish. Full of flavor and pizzaz. 12. Pumpkin Spice Everything kevinkise / CC by http://2.0 / Via Flickr: kevinkise Lattes, muffins, pie, ice cream, cocktails, scones, cakes, hummus, beer, waffles, candy, cupcakes, soy milk, cinnamon rolls, chips, eggnog, granola, creamer, cookies, cronuts, mug-based treats.....EVERYTHING IS PUMPKIN SPICED!!!! 13. Coconut Water ThinkStock We needed a trendy drink to wash down all those sriracha-spiced cronuts. Crack open a bottle, and you're transported to a tropical beach experiencing #bestfeelings. It's refreshing, summery, and exciting. And pretty darn good for you too.