Small Indulgence

Miniature treats and sweets help consumers control consumption
Implications - Bigger isn’t always better, especially when it comes to junk foods. With society’s emphasis on healthy eating, consumers are stuck in a struggle between indulgence and control, and miniature-sized versions of their favorite treats help to bridge the gap. By offering bite-sized takes on cakes and other saliva-inducing foods, brands are letting consumers have their cake, and eat it too—without guilt.
SCORE: 3.5
This Year and Mild Top 6 Examples: 38,022 Total Clicks Jul 09 - Oct 13
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Mini Pie Snacks - Lolipop-Pies by Luxirare are Guilt & Commitment-Free
SCORE: 2.7
Warm 9,710 Clicks Pub: Jul 25, 09
Mini Pie Snacks
Lolipop-Pies by Luxirare are Guilt & Commitment-Free
Lolipop-Pies are the ultimate mini snack food. Created by ultra-hip fashion blogger and foodie Luxirare, the tiny treats are like baked fruit-filled ravioli. Luxirare uses everything from apple and blackberry… [More]
Cute Miniature Confections (UPDATE) - Bakerella's Cake Pops are a Sweet Treat on a Stick
SCORE: 3
Mild 19,033 Clicks Pub: Jan 12, 11
Cute Miniature Confections (UPDATE)
Bakerella's Cake Pops are a Sweet Treat on a Stick
Bakerella’s Cake Pops are amazingly adorable treats. These tiny cakes-on-a-stick would be ideal for practically any occasion, though I’m certain they’d be a hit at a child’s birthday party. These… [More]
Chocolate Cigarettes - Chocaps are Designed to Keep Chocolate-Lovers from Packing on the Pounds
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 1,524 Clicks Pub: Mar 28, 11
Chocolate Cigarettes
Chocaps are Designed to Keep Chocolate-Lovers from Packing on the Pounds
Stop smoking and curb your chocolate addiction with Chocaps. Chocaps are small sticks resembling cigarettes that let you literally inhale chocolate. I'll give you a moment to process that information.… [More]
Saucy Thin Crust Suckers - These DIY Pizza Pops are Finger-Lickin' Good
SCORE: 1.5
Mild 6,373 Clicks Pub: Oct 23, 10
Saucy Thin Crust Suckers
These DIY Pizza Pops are Finger-Lickin' Good
This pizza pops lollipop concept offers a new twist on how to enjoy bite-sized dough and mozzarella on a stick. On her blog, writer and cookie decorator Meaghan shares how to easy it is to make a pizza-inspired… [More]
Perfectly Puny Pies - The Simplethings 'Cute Pies' are the Perfect Size for Solo Munching
SCORE: 1.1
Untested 800 Clicks Pub: Dec 24, 10
Perfectly Puny Pies
The Simplethings 'Cute Pies' are the Perfect Size for Solo Munching
Simplethings 'Cute Pies' are cute culinary confections made specifically for solo consumption. This LA-based pie and sandwich shop specializes in delightfully delectable desserts with a novelty twist,… [More]
Portion-Controlled Potato Skins - Enjoy a Usually Heavy Meal Guilt-Free with Baked Potato Bites
SCORE: 2.3
This Year and Untested 582 Clicks Pub: Oct 31, 13
Portion-Controlled Potato Skins
Enjoy a Usually Heavy Meal Guilt-Free with Baked Potato Bites
If you’re looking for new appetizers to wow your guests at your next party, serve them baked potato bites. These mini potatoes give your visitors the opportunity to enjoy a usually high... [More]