Diabetic Cooking

Chocolate Hazelnut Coffee

Like your morning cup of joe? You’ll love our low-carb, flavorful spin! Featuring the winning combination of chocolate and hazelnut layered over your favorite hot coffee base, it will give you a whole new reason to get excited for the start of a new day. 

Preparation time: 10 minutes (to brew coffee).


  • 6 ounces hot coffee
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate hazelnut spread, such as Nutella
  • 1 packet artificial sweetener
  • 1 tablespoon skim milk


Stir all ingredients together in a mug and serve.

Yield: 1 serving.

Serving size: 7 ounces.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 89 calories, Carbohydrates: 10 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 13 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1/2 starch, 1 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 1/2.

This recipe was developed by Kathleen Stanley, a diabetes educator at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.