6 Quick Snack Ideas With Nutiva Hazelnut Spread | Nutiva

If you’re anything like us, satisfying your sweet tooth while keeping a clean diet is one of your daily struggles. And sometimes it’s hard to find quick and easy recipes that don’t get repetitive. We’ve got you covered! Not only is Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread totally plant based, certified vegan, made with completely clean ingredients that are locally and sustainably sourced, but it also has 40% less sugar than the leading hazelnut spread brand. 

Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread is so yummy that it can be paired with anything and we have crafted six snack options for you to try out on your way out of the house, enjoying a chill day in, or even when you want to entertain guests with cleaner, smarter snacks. 

Snack Ideas with Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread

  1. Hazelnut Deviled Strawberries

Wether you want a fun new dessert or a quick an easy party snack, these recipe is a great way to use Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread and satisfy your palate in under 15 minutes. 

To make this you only need three ingredients: 

  • 1 pint strawberries, 
  • 2/3 cup Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread,
  • and nuts (amount to your taste).

How to make it:

    1. Prepare the strawberries by washing them and slicing them in half. Once sliced, make a small space in the center for the spread.
    2. Put Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread into a clear bag (a piping bag if you have one), create a small hole in the corner of the bag and pipe the spread unto the grooves in the strawberries.
    3. Top your snack with nuts (you can mix and match to your preference) and put in the fridge until ready to serve.

Not only is this an easy snack to make, put it also looks beautiful and elaborate, perfect to impress guests at a party.

The approximate nutritional value of this snack is as follows: Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 3g

  1. Hazelnut Banana Sushi

Looking for something even quicker? Try this delicious recipe inspired by the popular Japanese food that will take you only 5 minutes to prepare and only three ingredients:

  • 2 tortillas, 
  • 4 tbs Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread,
  • and 2 bananas.

How to make it:

a. Place the tortillas on a cutting board and spread Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread on them.

b. Peel the bananas and lay one on each tortilla.

c. Roll the banana in the tortilla until it’s fully wrapped.

d. Slice the banana rolls into rounds.

You can also top the rolls with other fruits and place them neatly on a plate or replace the tortillas with any flat bread of your choosing.

The approximate nutritional value of this snack is as follows: Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 5g

  1. Hazelnut Spread Quesadillas

Another under five minute recipes that is so simple you’ll be mad you didn’t think of it sooner! 

This delicious quesadillas only need two ingredients: 

  • Flour tortillas,
  • and Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread. 

We recommend a mini flour tortilla and 1-2 tbs of our spread as the serving size.

How to make it:

a. Preheat a non-stick pan with some cooking oil spray.

b. Spread the nutella over one half of each tortilla and fold them.

c. Fry the folded tortillas until they’re golden brown on both sides.

d. Cut in half for serving.

If you’re feeling fancy, you can plate them and top them with some icing sugar, whipped cream or fresh fruits!

The approximate nutritional value of this snack is as follows: Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 1g

  1. Hazelnut Stuffed Banana Fro-Yo Bites

If you find yourself with a bit more prep time on your hands this recipe is for you. Although the actual preparation time is under 10 minutes, you’ll have to wait at least two hours until this is ready. 

For this recipe you’ll need: 

  • 3 bananas, 
  • ¼ cup Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread, 
  • ¼ cup peanut butter, 
  • ¼ cup non-fat vanilla Greek yogurt.

How to make it:

a. Prep a baking sheet with some parchment paper.

b. Slice bananas into small chunks.

c. Stir Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread, peanut butter and yogurt in a bowl until fully mixed.

d. Spread the mixture unto a banana slice and top with another slice to make a sandwich and place the bite-sized sandwiches on the baking sheet.

e. Freeze the bites for two hours and then transfer them to a closed container until ready to consume.

This practical recipe is perfect for making the night before waking up with a snack ready to go in the morning!

The approximate nutritional value of this snack is as follows: Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Fiber: 2g

  1. Chocolate Hazelnut Granola

At a 40 minutes total time, but only 10 of active preparation, this recipe takes a bit more time but it’s still pretty easy; also, you can prepare a batch at the beginning of the week and then have your breakfasts or snacks covered for the rest of it as it will last around 7 days if stored in an airtight container. 

To prepare around 10 servings of this granola you’ll need:

  • 3½ cups of old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup hazelnuts chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread
  • ¼ cup avocado oil (you can also coconut oil or grapeseed oil)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup mini sweet-chocolate chips

How to make it:

a. Preheat your oven to 325º F.

b. Line a baking sheet tray with a silicone baking mat or parchment and set aside.

c. Combine all the dry ingredients in a large bowl. (rolled oats and hazelnuts)

d. In a separate microwave-safe bowl, microwave the spread for 30 seconds, or until melted, and add the oil and vanilla extract. Whisk until incorporated.

e. Pour the liquid mix over the nuts and stir until everything is well coated.

f. Move the oat blend onto the baking sheet tray and pat the mixture down into one even layer. Bake for 15 minutes, rotate the pan and bake for an extra 12 to 15 minutes.

g. Remove the tray from the oven and let the granola cool completely.

h. Transfer the granola into a bowl and add the chocolate chips. Mix well.

If you want even more of a hazelnut flavor you can also switch the vanilla extract for hazelnut extract!

The approximate nutritional value of this snack is as follows: Calories: 355kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 22g | Fiber: 6g

  1. Grilled Hazelnut Spread & Banana Sandwich

To finish off this easy, let’s go back to a crowd pleaser that can be made in under 15 minutes!

For this yummy crunchy sandwich you’ll need:

  • 2 slices rustic wheat bread (or your bread of preference)
  • 1-2 tbs cocnut oil
  • 3-4 tbs Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread
  • 1 ripe banana

How to make it:

a. Heat a skillet over medium heat, if you have a cast iron one even better.

b. Spread some coconut oil on the sides of the bread that will touch the skillet, and then Nutiva’s Hazelnut Spread on the other side.

c. Slice the banana and place the slices on top of one of the bread slices and place the other one on top.

d. Press the sandwich on the hot skillet and grill until golden brown on both sides (2-4 minutes per side).

e. Slice in half and serve.

This sandwich is better consumed fresh of the stove for maximum crisp. If you’re looking for some extra flair, you can add strawberries, peanut butter, and/or some cinnamon. 

The approximate nutritional value of this snack is as follows: Calories: 578kcal | Carbohydrates: 371g | Protein: 10.6g | Fat: 29g | Fiber: 8.5g

If you’re a chocolate and hazelnut lover this recipes will surely satisfy your cravings while also providing a less sugary alternative to the leading hazelnut spread brands. It’ll also fit perfectly on a non-GMO, gluten-free, vegan diet while using clean and responsibly sourced superfood ingredients for a guilt-free but equally delicious sweet treat.

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