How to make a healthy Nutella-style milk with chocolate and hazelnuts

Sep 23, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. ET

I almost always make my own nut milks instead of buying them in the store. It's not because I'm one of those "I must make everything from scratch" people; it's more because I can almost never finish a whole carton of nut milk.

Homemade chocolate hazelnut milk (healthy Nutella milk)

When I get a craving for the nutty stuff, I want a glass, not 10 glasses. So I have started making it from scratch at home so I can give in to my craving without having to throw away half the carton. You won't believe how easy it is. Just bust out that blender, and make yourself a big glass of chocolate-hazelnut milk. It tastes like Nutella, but it's actually healthy.

Homemade chocolate hazelnut milk (healthy Nutella milk)

Homemade chocolate-hazelnut milk (healthy Nutella milk) recipe

Yields 3 cups

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups hazelnuts
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

Directions:

  1. To a high-powered blender, add all the ingredients, and blend until smooth and combined.
  2. Line a strainer with cheesecloth, and pour the mixture through the strainer. This will help remove any nut pulp.
  3. Serve cold.

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