Nut- Free Nutella

Try this delicious chocolate sunflower seed spread- better than Nutella - nut, dairy and gluten free

Nut- Free Nutella

Chocolate Sunflower Seed Spread

Original Recipe by Shirley Plant

Can’t have nuts, this healthy version of nutella is sure to please both young and old. Spread it on toast or graham crackers



  • 1 jar ( 250g) sunflower seed butter
  • 1 cup  dates
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 4 tbsp pure cocoa
  • 4 tbsp unsweetened dried coconut
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3-4 tbsp melted coconut oil
  • pinch sea salt


  1. Mix all ingredients in a food processor until well combined and smooth
  2. Spoon into a glass jar and keep in the fridge
  3. Spread on bread, toast or graham crackers


About the Author

Written by: Shirley Plant
Shirley Plant is a nutritionist and the author of Finally… Food I Can Eat, a dietary guide and cookbook for people with food allergies, and those looking for healthy, tasty recipes. Shirley offers dietary counselling and menu planning through Delicious Alternatives.

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  2. How come you use cocoa and not cacao in the nut free Nutella?

  3. You can use either cocoa or cacao in this recipe Charlene

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