Nut-Free “Nutella” Spread

This luscious chocolate spread is made with sunflower seeds instead of hazelnuts.

1  Preheat oven to 350˚F. 

2  Spread sunflower seeds on baking sheet. Roast 7 to 10 minutes, or until lightly browned and fragrant. Cool 10 minutes, or until easy to handle.

3  Meanwhile, melt together chocolate and coconut oil in double boiler or microwave on low power. Set aside.

4  Blend warm sunflower seeds, sugar (if using), and salt in high-speed blender until a thick, smo…

This luscious chocolate spread is made with sunflower seeds instead of hazelnuts.

1  Preheat oven to 350˚F. 

2  Spread sunflower seeds on baking sheet. Roast 7 to 10 minutes, or until lightly browned and fragrant. Cool 10 minutes, or until easy to handle.

3  Meanwhile, melt together chocolate and coconut oil in double boiler or microwave on low power. Set aside.

4  Blend warm sunflower seeds, sugar (if using), and salt in high-speed blender until a thick, smo…