Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Maybe you have talked with your doctor heard all about the great benefits of eating more fat...increased energy, weight loss, insulin control and no more "hangry" feelings. Welcoming healthy fats back to the table like extra-virgin olive oil, nuts and seeds, avocado is great. But if you're not ready to kick desserts to the curb for good just yet, here's a Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Spread that's oh-so-delicious with good-for-you ingredients, too! 

Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Spread (vegan, keto, paleo, gluten free) #getWelli

Dark Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Keto | Vegan  | Paleo

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts
  • 1/2 cup coconut butter
  • 1/3 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon 
  • stevia to sweeten (raw honey or real maple syrup are good too)
  • pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg (optional)

Directions

Place toasted hazelnuts in a food processor and blend until smooth. Add coconut butter and process again. Finally, add remaining ingredients. 

If it's too thick, add a little water or coconut milk. If the spread is too thin, add a bit more cacao powder.