Chocolate and hazelnut is one of my favourite flavour combinations, easily enjoyed in this chocolate and hazelnut spread green smoothie. This great recipe adds a healthy boost from a handful of fresh kale.
Chocolate and hazelnut spread on toast is delicious, but I prefer to enjoy this flavour combination as a smoothie. Starting the day with a smoothie really fits in with my lifestyle: either enjoyed at home or on the go, a smoothy is handily portable, and I love the way I can adjust the flavour to how I’m feeling in the morning. Most importantly, it’s chock full of fruits and vegetables, so I’m well on the way to my five a day, and it’s still only breakfast time. The final benefit is that unlike the spread, there’s no refined sugar or palm oil, wh
How do I make chocolate and hazelnut smoothie?
As with most smoothies, it’s a one step process: blend everything together until smooth, then enjoy! By using chocolate oat milk, there’s no time spent melting pure chocolate or trying to blend bar chocolate.
One thing that does make a difference is using a power blender, if you have one available. It really gives a silky smooth result.
Recipe: Chocolate & hazelnut spread green smoothie & breaking up with my blender
- 240 ml Chocolate milk (I used Oatly)
- 1 banana – frozen
- 1 apricot – stone removed
- 1 nectarine – stone removed
- 2 tsp cocoa powder
- 2 tsp hazelnut butter
- 2 tsp chia seeds
- 1 large handful kale
- Pinch – cocoa nibs – to serve
- Put all the ingredients into the jug of an elite blender and whizz until smooth.
- Serve immediately sprinkled with the cocoa nibs.