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Escape the Chill with Comforting Classic Desserts

There’s Nourish by Naturea chill in the air – that means it’s time to get cozy with some warm and tasty treats!

For a yummy variation on a classic, try this feijoa and apple crumble. Looking for something quick and simple? A steaming hot cup of home-made hot chocolate should do the trick.

These divine recipes from Nourish by Nature are perfect for chilly autumn evenings.

Did I mention that both recipes are vegan-friendly?


Feijoa and Apple Crumble

A dairy-free variation of the classic, comforting dessert. Makes 6 servings.



cooking apples

  • 600g feijoas
  • 3 apples
  • 2 Tbsp coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp cardamom


  • ¼ Cup almonds, chopped
  • ¼ Cup walnuts, chopped
  • ¾ Cup oats
  • ½ Cup shredded coconut
  • ¼ Cup coconut sugar
  • ½ tsp cardamom


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
  2. Peel and slice apples and feijoas.
  3. Place the sliced fruit, coconut sugar, cinnamon and cardamom into a saucepan. Add ½ cup of water and stew until the fruit is soft, but still holding its shape. Taste for sweetness – some feijoas are more sour than others, so you may need to add little bit more sugar depending on your taste.
  4. Combine all ingredients for the crumble in a bowl and mix well with spatula.
  5. Transfer the stewed fruit into an oven-proof dish. Sprinkle the crumble evenly on top, ensuring all the fruit is covered.
  6. Bake in the oven on 180°C for about 30 – 35 minutes until golden from the top.
  7. Enjoy!

apple crumble baking

Hot Chocolate

homemade hot chocolate mix


  • ½ Cup cocoa powder
  • ½ Cup coconut sugar
  • 60g dark chocolate, grated
  • 2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • ¼ tsp salt



  1. Place all ingredients into a jar, close with a lid and shake until well combined – that’s it!
  2. To make a cup of hot chocolate, warm one cup of milk over a double-boiler or in the microwave – any type of milk works well. Stir in 1-2 tablespoons of hot chocolate mix, depending on your desired level of sweetness. Heat until steaming hot and the chocolate has melted.

Now curl up with a good book and enjoy your hot chocolate!

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