Raw Cacao Hemp seed Nutella

Raw Cacao Hemp seed Nutella

Raw Cacao Hemp seed Nutella

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I know the original Nutella recipe is made with hazelnuts, but I wanted to make a nut-free and sugar-free version.  Don’t hate me, but I created this hemp seed Nutella variation several months ago.  Slow on getting it to you. Sorry!  Better late than never, right!

This chocolate hemp seed butter is MAGICAL!  You’re thinking – Really!?  Yes, REALLY!!  Eat it straight out of the jar or spread it on ANYTHING and melt (you and the food in your mouth).    I’ve used it on Pumpkin Gingerbread Scones (don’t worry – recipe coming tomorrow!), gluten-free pancakes, muffins, stirred into a.m. oatmeal, and it makes a quick chocolate hemp seed milk (1 heaping TB. of hemp seed butter to 1 cup of water – BLEND!  Enjoy!) just to name a few.  Have fun using it on whatever you can find.  It’s also nice spread on your SWEETIES face, arm, neck, etc.   ;)  Like I said, magical!

Hemp seeds are a nutritional powerhouse!  I use them daily in my diet and I purchase in bulk – 5 pounds at a time.  I use Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts/Seed (great quality and reasonable price).

Hemp seeds are a gift of nature. They are the most nutritious seed in the world. Hemp Seeds are a complete protein. They have the most concentrated balance of proteins, essential fats, vitamins and enzymes combined with a relative absence of sugar, starches and saturated fats. 

  • Excellent source of essential fatty acids including Omega 3, 6 and GLA in the perfect balance.
  • More digestible protein than meat, whole eggs, cheese, human milk, cows milk or any other high protein food
  • Rich in Vitamin E
  • Increases energy levels & metabolic rate
  • Lowers blood LDL cholesterol levels
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • Improves cardiovascular circulation & function
  • Improves organ function
  • Improves immunity levels
  • Reduces symptoms of PMS & menstrual cramps
  • Reduces inflammation and the symptoms of arthritis
  • Improves recovery of muscles after exercise
  • Reduces & treats dry skin and hair conditions
  • Reduction of many degenerative diseases through preventative measures
  • Can be eaten by those unable to tolerate nuts, gluten, lactose or sugar; there are no known allergies to hemp foods.

Combined with raw cacao powder, quick & easy almond milk, NuNaturals stevia (sugar-free) and a few other ingredients – you’ve got an amazing healthy treat at your disposal.

Let’s get started!! 

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Raw Cacao Hemp Seed Nutella
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A delicious and healthy nut-free, sugar-free variation of the famous Nutella spread. Tastes BETTER than the original and not loaded with sugar.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 1/2 cups Hemp Seeds (Manitoba Harvest)
  2. 3 TB. raw Cacao Powder (Navitas Naturals)
  3. 1 TB. melted coconut oil (Nutiva)
  4. 1/2 cup homemade almond milk - more if needed for a thinner consistency - your call.
  5. 15 drops NuNaturals liquid stevia (sugar-free) or 1 to 2 TB. maple syrup/raw honey/coconut sugar - to your personal sweetness level
  6. 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  7. pinch of pink himalayan salt (my bottle has some pepper flakes mixed in) - nice touch!
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor (I used my mini processor) or high speed blender. Blend till smooth and creamy. You may have to stop a few times and scrape down sides.
  2. Adjust sweetness.
  3. Will keep in a glass jar in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks - believe me, it won't last that long! :)
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Tomorrow, the vegan, gluten-free Pumpkin Gingerbread Scones are coming your way!  OOOOH – these are such an exciting and glorious creation. 

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Kibby

9 Responses »

  1. I am adding hemp seeds to my next grocery list! this looks wonderful Kibby…I also need to invest in some raw cacao…every time I go to the store I look but don’t buy cause of the cost…its funny but i am not one of those chocoholic types however lately I have been craving chocolate! Again you have inspired me to stretch my boundaries and go toward healthy alternatives…;)

    • Hey Cheri!! I am glad to inspire you with the hemp seeds and cacao. Don’t purchase at stores – it usually costs more. Amazon.com is the way to go – better prices, free shipping and FAST! STretch baby, stretch. It’s fun! :)

  2. Kibby, thank you for sharing can’t wait to try it, it looks delicious and sounds amazing. I agree with you on the amazon deal for cacao and many other ingredients.

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  4. Followed the instructions but found that it tastes VERY bitter. I must have added upwards of 1/2 c. maple syrup to get it to taste sweet!

    • Hi! Everyone’s sweetness factor is so different and varying. That is why the recipe says to adjust sweetness to your taste. I’ve done the same thing with other people’s recipes myself. Hope you liked it once adjusted to your sweetness factor.

  5. I wanted mine to be super smooth so I ran it in the food processor for a long time. When I added more milk to make it thinner (which was cold) it seized up and all the oils came out of it! I’m not sure which or if both caused this to happen but I’m just pretending it’s brownie batter so I don’t waste it. Lol

    • HI Ashley! Yea, the cold milk will do that to oils. Warm the milk or use a touch a hot water to thin out. I love the way you flowed with it and came out with something that worked for you. Brownie batter is always a good thing! Thanks for sharing. Give it a go again and see how it works. Have a great day. :)

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