I used to be addicted to hazelnut lattes at coffee shops. The toasty roasted flavor was so good But it was sugar free, fat free, and all the crap I was putting in my body in the name of fitness and health was actually hurting me. My body was starving for nutrients, but at the same time I was fighting belly fat. I didn’t know I could eat real food, good fat, lots of meat and vegetables, fruit, nuts and seeds, and never be hungry or have “diet” faux food pass my lips again, and get rid of the belly fat. But the most important part to me of all, I am restoring my health and digestion.
Here is a very satisfying Toasted Hazelnut Spread recipe I use to fill my hazelnut cravings!
Toasted Hazelnut Spread
1/2 Cup Hazelnuts
2 Tablespoons Clear Honey
2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
1 Teaspoon SCD Legal Pure Vanilla Extract
1/4 Teaspoon Pink Himalayan Salt
Preheat oven 350 degrees. Place Hazelnuts on a rimmed cookie sheet and bake ten to fifteen minutes until skins are blistered. Remove from the oven and place the hazelnuts in a lint free kitchen towel, wrap them and let sit for a minute to steam them. Now, roll them around with the palms of your hands while in the kitchen towel on the counter top to loosen the skins. Pick out the nuts, leaving behind the skins (it is okay if they are not completely skin free, a good bit should have come off). Cool. Place Hazelnuts and the rest of the ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth.