Healthy Baking Guide

Baking can be very rewarding—especially when the fruits of your labor turn out healthy and delicious. Browse through our best techniques and recipes to start your delectable baking adventure.

  • Lighter Apple Pie


    Whether you like your rustic-looking pie sweet, with fruit and chocolate, or savory, with meat and veggies, we have just the recipe you’ve been looking for.

How to Brown Butter

Basic Skills

Knowing what ingredients to use and general baking skills are key to getting started with your sweets.

Maple-Stout Quick Bread


Homemade breads are comforting and surprisingly easy to make. From breakfast breads like cinnamon rolls to dinner delicacies like fresh naan, we’ve got you covered.

Sweet and Salty Peanut Chocolate Chunk Cookies


What’s not to love about cookies? These sweet finger foods can turn anyone’s day around for the better. Our versions have less calories, sugar, and fat that traditional cookies, leaving you no excuse to put off baking a batch any longer.

Fresh Coconut Cake Recipes


Whether you are baking a layer cake for a birthday, or welcoming a new neighbor with a bundt cake, we’ve got the goods for you. Browse for all different types of cake recipes, techniques, and frosting tips.

Healthy Bread Pudding Recipes

Soufflés and Puddings

Creamy and decadent, these custards, puddings, and soufflés are not your average dessert. Find tutorials and recipes to get you started.

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

Quinoa with Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, and Spinach Recipe