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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.

    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.

    3. Halva and Spelt Brownies

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    Get the recipe here.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    8. Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Blondies

    9. One-Bowl Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Get the recipe here.

    10. Whole Wheat Baked Banana and Chocolate Doughnuts

    Get the recipe here.

    11. Whole Wheat Apple Oatmeal Cookies with Peanut Butter Glaze

    Get the recipe here.

    12. Fudgy Hazelnut Rye Brownies

    Get the recipe here.

    13. Whole Wheat Oatmeal Cookies

    Get the recipe here.

    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.

    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.

    16. Whole Wheat Banana Bread

    Get the recipe here.

    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.