Remember that glorious (albeit brief) period when Nutella was marketed as a “healthy” food option for breakfast? Well, a three-million dollar class action lawsuit left Nutella and its parent company, Ferrero USA, settling out of court in 2012, effectively putting an end to the notion that something that delicious could actually be good for you. Still, we haven’t quite grown up, and well, everyone is entitled to a splurge here and there. Why not start your morning off right? Maybe not with the most balanced breakfast, but certainly with a delicious one.chocolate-hazelnut spread from scratch. The smooth, chocolate spread is the perfect adornment for your morning toast, slathered onto waffles, or stirred into yogurt cups. Make your overnight oats just a little less healthy with a spoonful of sweet, creamy Nutella goodness. We’ve rounded up ways to add more Nutella to your morning routine that will up the deliciousness factor during those early morning hours.
Mini Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes with Nutella Hazelnut Spread and Strawberries
Trade syrup for chocolate-hazelnut spread over each layer of these light, fluffy blueberry flapjacks.
Doenee’s Nutella Bars
These cereal bars made with Nutella are perfect for a quick breakfast you can eat on the go.
Breakfast sandwich anyone? This sweet start to your morning is easier to make than a chocolate croissant and just about as decadent.
Angela Carlos is the Cook Editor at The Daily Meal. Find her on Twitter and tweet @angelaccarlos.