You’ll Love This Healthy Nutella Alternative

healthy nutella alternative

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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