Marian’s Morsel (9): Nutty Apple Puree

Healthy snack: apple puree (sweetened with xylitol) with dairy-free yogurt and toasted nuts topping

Sounds naughty but is simply delicious

Serves 3

3 cooking apples (I use Irish bramley apples)
Juice of 1 lemon
5 tablespoons of filtered water
3 tablespoons xylitol

3 tablespoon hemp seeds (optional)
3 tablespoons dairy-free yogurt (or more to your taste)
Toasted almonds and  pecans, chopped (10 of each)

Peel, core and slice the apples and add to a medium saucepan.

Sprinkle the lemon juice and water over the apples ensure they are all coated in the lemon juice and water.

Bring to the boil and then simmer until you have a nice ‘mushy’ consistency leaving a few soft lumps as I think it adds a nice texture.

Stir regularly to ensure the liquid doesn’t evaporate off. If it does just lower the temperature and add 1 tablespoon of water or more if needs be. Don’t over do it or you’re left with a watery mess.

When cooled down place in nice bowls topped off with the hemp seeds (if using them), yogurt (to taste) and the chopped nuts.

I find this a great snack. The apple puree is great mixed with yogurt to cool down a curry that’s just over done on the heat.

Healthy snack: apple puree (sweetened with xylitol) with dairy-free yogurt and toasted nuts topping

Apple puree with toasted nuts and dairy free yogurt


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Categories: All Recipes, Desserts & Snacks, Marian's Morsels, Uncategorized, Vegan, Vegetarian


Home cook, Irish food blogger and live a plant-based lifestyle. I also co-own of with my hubs where you'll find online courses, vegan chocolates and lots more to help a transition to a plant-based diet or live with someone who is a carnivore.


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2 Comments on “Marian’s Morsel (9): Nutty Apple Puree”

  1. March 1, 2012 at 4:41 pm #

    That looks delicious Marian! I love the nutty addition to the apple puree.. 😉

    • March 1, 2012 at 5:06 pm #

      Hi Simone,
      Tks:) The flavour from the nuts, especially the pecans really added to it. Marian

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