You’ll Love This Healthy Nutella Alternative

Jill Holtz

December 1, 2016

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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:

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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

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

About the Author: Jill Holtz

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

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