You’ll Love This Healthy Nutella Alternative

Jill Holtz

December 1, 2016

healthy nutella alternative

Like this? Share it with your network!

Like this? Share it with your network!

Lots of people love Nutella but it is high in sugar and not really that healthy an option to give to kids. Here’s a healthy Nutella alternative made with avocado (!) that is ideal for spreading on toast for a quick snack or as an alternative frosting for cakes and brownies:

Don’t miss the chance to have your say! We’re looking for parents to get involved and give their feedback on all aspects of family life. Find out more here.

As well as being delicious, this healthy Nutella alternative also provides healthy fats, fibre, and vitamins K, B6, E, and C.

This recipe makes about 1 and 1/4 cups.


  • 1 ripe medium avocado
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tblsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt


  • Half the avocado, remove the pit and scoop out the flesh.
  • Add with the rest of the ingredients to a food processor and process until smooth.

You can keep any unused spread (!) in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Over to you now, have you tried this recipe? What did you think? Tell us in the comments below

Like this? Share it with your network!

Like this? Share it with your network!

Published On: December 1st, 2016 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: January 14th, 2022 / Tags: , , , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

Related Posts

You May Also Enjoy

Have Your Say

Have Your Say

Join the conversation today and tell us what you think.