Small plates were one of the hottest food trends of 2013.Here are the foods that dominated our plates (and glasses) in 2013 - from good-for-you to the super indulgent.
1. Juice, Juicing, and Juicers
Whether or not juice is really a healthy way to get your vitamins is up for discussion - our in-house dietitian prefers you fill up on fiber-rich whole fruits and veggies. But an awful lot of you have been gulping down kale-pineapple smoothies rather than munching on kale salads. According to Barron's, the U.S. is home to more than 6,200 juice bars now, and juicing is a $5 billion business.
2. Gluten-Free Everything
This is another juggernaut on the healthy-eating front. The fact that very few people have an intolerance for gluten hasn't prevented gluten-free items from filling restaurant menus and supermarket shelves.
Related: The Best Gluten-Free Snacks
3. The Cronut
Totally unpredictable, but this was, hands down, the dessert of the year. Within a nanosecond, the furor over this fusion of a croissant and a donut (hence,