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17 Whole Grain Treats For People Who Want To Eat A Bit Healthier

Proof that whole wheat ~can~ be delicious.

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1. Whole Wheat Chocolate Cinnamon Rolls with Pistachios and Orange Icing

Oh yeah, these are vegan, too. Get the recipe here.
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Oh yeah, these are vegan, too. Get the recipe here.

2. Blood Orange, Cornmeal, and Ricotta Cake

Cornmeal and ricotta are a match made in cake heaven. The moist ricotta keeps the cake tender and softens the cornmeal so it's chewy, not gritty. Get the recipe here.
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Cornmeal and ricotta are a match made in cake heaven. The moist ricotta keeps the cake tender and softens the cornmeal so it's chewy, not gritty. Get the recipe here.

3. Halva and Spelt Brownies

Get the recipe here.
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4. Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies have oat flour instead of all-purpose. If you can't find it at the store, just grind up oats in your food processor until very fine. Get the recipe here.
topwithcinnamon.com

These cookies have oat flour instead of all-purpose. If you can't find it at the store, just grind up oats in your food processor until very fine. Get the recipe here.

5. Gluten-Free Plum Crisp with Pistachio, Oat, and Almond Meal Topping

Get the recipe here.

6. Whole Wheat Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Two kinds of apple—grated fresh and applesauce—make these whole wheat muffins extra moist. Get the recipe here.
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Two kinds of apple—grated fresh and applesauce—make these whole wheat muffins extra moist. Get the recipe here.

7. Citrus Olive Oil Cake

Blood oranges give the glaze that beautiful pink hue, but you can use regular oranges, too. Get the recipe here.
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Blood oranges give the glaze that beautiful pink hue, but you can use regular oranges, too. Get the recipe here.

8. Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Blondies

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9. One-Bowl Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

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fivehearthome.com

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10. Whole Wheat Baked Banana and Chocolate Doughnuts

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topwithcinnamon.com

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11. Whole Wheat Apple Oatmeal Cookies with Peanut Butter Glaze

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ambitiouskitchen.com

Get the recipe here.

12. Fudgy Hazelnut Rye Brownies

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thekitchn.com

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13. Whole Wheat Oatmeal Cookies

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gimmesomeoven.com

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14. Jam-Filled Granola Bars

Whole wheat flour makes these ~practically~ virtuous. Look for no-added sugar fruit preserves to keep this lower on sugar. Get the recipe here.
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Whole wheat flour makes these ~practically~ virtuous. Look for no-added sugar fruit preserves to keep this lower on sugar. Get the recipe here.

15. Quinoa Cloud Cookies

Wait, wait! Don't go yet. These cookies don't taste like quinoa—the flavor is actually nutty, thanks to toasting the flours on the stovetop. Get the recipe here.
101cookbooks.com

Wait, wait! Don't go yet. These cookies don't taste like quinoa—the flavor is actually nutty, thanks to toasting the flours on the stovetop. Get the recipe here.

16. Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Get the recipe here.
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17. Whole Wheat Blackberry Ricotta Scones

There's only 1/4 cup of sugar in the entire recipe, which means you can feel free to double up. Get the recipe here.
101cookbooks.com

There's only 1/4 cup of sugar in the entire recipe, which means you can feel free to double up. Get the recipe here.

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