Is Nutella Vegan?

The answer: NO

Nutella is definitely not vegan as it contains whey and skimmed milk as part of its ingredients and these are all dairy and of course non-vegan.

It also contains palm oil which is a no-no if you care about your health and the environment.

However, as vegans, we never lack options, or is it better options?

Whether you are the DIY type or a great shopper, there is certainly a wide variety of chocolaty spreads to choose from on the shelves.

As there is no harm at all in fixing it yourself, take a look at this simple vegan “Nutella” recipe:

This is quite simple, although you’ll agree with me that sometimes all you need is a quick fix so the stores are your option.

So we head to the store and what options do we have?

Here are some popular examples of vegan chocolaty spreads that you will definitely enjoy.


Peanut Butter & Co.Dark Chocolate Dreams

Dark Chocolate Dreams Vegan

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Justin’s Chocolate Hazelnut Butter Blend

Justin’s Chocolate Hazelnut Butter Blend Vegan


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Trader Joe’s Speculoos Cookie & Cocoa Swirl Artisana Raw Organic Vegan Cocoa Bliss

Trader Joes Speculoos Cookie & Cocoa Swirl Vegan


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Quick tips

Most chocolaty spreads usually have some dairy ingredients in them, it pays to stop a while to read their labels. This way, you will be sure you have made the right pick.


Have you tried the DIY “Nutella” recipe?

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