The Food Trends That Will Be Huge in 2022

By Kristine Cannon

Ancestral Eats

“This year, Gen X and Boomers will say goodbye to over-the-top eating experiences and embrace their roots (or somebody else’s!),” the “Pinterest Predicts 2022″ report states.

Exploring the World — Through Food

“Consumers are looking to step outside of their comfort zone and try new flavors to stay motivated with their health and wellness goals and please their ever-curious palate,” Nick Stiritz, Director of Marketing at Premier Protein, tells SheKnows.

Good Gut Health

Believed to reduce inflammation, boost metabolism and improve your immune system, postbiotics are on the rise. 

Cool and Unusual Cakes

Step aside basic batches of cupcakes — gravity-defying cakes are taking over in 2022.

Goodbye, Cronuts;  Hello, Croffles

“Yelpers are always on the lookout for the newest in food innovations, and croffles bring together two breakfast favorites: croissants and waffles,” Yelp Trend Expert Tara Lewis tells SheKnows.

Charcuterie Boards, but Make Them Bite-Size — and Boozy

According to ALDI’s charcuterie board expert, Sarah Tracey, mini boards should feature ingredients that pair perfectly with your favorite bottle of wine. 

Afternoon Tea =  The New Happy Hour

"Drinking tea isn’t new, but I’m starting to see tea time as a whole mood this year,” food blogger Between Spoonfuls tells Pinterest. 

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