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No one can deny the perfect combination that is chocolate and hazelnuts. It’s creamy and sweet and reminds us of our childhoods. Well, it probably tastes like your childhood because it was so high in sugar that I wasn’t allowed to eat it at my house! Even though I’m grown up now, I still feel a little guilty whenever I’m tempted to grab this treat off the grocery store shelf.
While store-bought Nutella is undeniably delicious, it’s full of refined sugar, soy, and dairy products, like skim milk and whey. So if you’re trying to clean up your eating, avoid dairy or animal products all-together, or simply reduce the amount of sugar you’re consuming, you can say goodbye to your favorite hazel-nutty spread.
But don’t worry! We’ve created this refined sugar-free and vegan Nutella that can be made at home with just a sheet pan, food processor, and 30 minutes. Plus, this guilt-free spread can be made with as much or as little sweetener as you want – simply omit or add more maple syrup to your heart’s content.
Whether you enjoy it on toast or pancakes, a scoop (or two) of dairy free ice cream, or by the spoonful (don’t worry, we won’t judge), this homemade Nutella will be sure to have you and your “littles” excited for breakfast every day of the week.