At times it can be hard to resist the lure of sugary-sweet coffee shop pastries. Unfortunately, while those beloved bakery items may taste good, they are usually packed with unhealthy fats, refined sugar, and artificial ingredients. But that doesn’t mean that we have to give up pastries all together! By creating our own, we can control the quality of the ingredients used and make them healthier. But remember, a pastry is a pastry and should be treated as such.