Cookus Interruptus - How to Cook Healthy Food Videos
how to cook fresh local organic foods
despite life's interruptions

Search Recipe Videos

25 search results for "desserts"

Aromatic Baked Apple with walnuts and raisins

(Ginger puts the truck deposit in jeopardy)
One time a friend of Steve's gave him a whole bushel of apples.  In his zeal to use them he began baking them in the evening and eating one for breakfast.  This is not just dessert.  Try a warm one with Vanilla Nut Cream.

Brown Sugar Apple Pie

(Cynthia considers gas)
Ooo la la.  Watch Steve groan with pleasure as it savors a mouthful of sweet apple pie.  Traditional, all-American, no-frills, just-apples dessert.

Caramelized Bananas

(Jane wears children's clothing)
Whole fruit plus some heat intensifies the sweetness enough to call it dessert.  Watch what bananas do under the broiler with a few flavors added. A Captain J. favorite.

Chocolate Brown Rice Crispy Treats

(Steve lives long and prospers)

They're gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, vegan, easy-to-pack ... sounds perfect for a trip boldly going where no man has gone before.  And they only take minutes to make - a dessert that's warp speed!
Chocolate Covered Coconut Macaroons

(Steve friends an old flame)
Steve reminisces while making this heavenly flour-free dessert. Coconut, honey, egg white and baking chocolate are all you need.

Coconut Maple Creme

(Ward seeks consenting adult)
This smooth and silky textured custard works on its own or with a few slices of brightly colored fruit on top. Cross your fingers for our not so smooth and silky Ward.

Cranberry Apple Relish

(Home on the range or hotplate)
This recipe is much less complicated than putting up a tent.  Whether you're living indoors or out during the holiday season, include this seasonal fruit dish on your table.

Cranberry Lemon Zest Scones

(Goodbye house)
Scones are a snap.  These have fiber (whole grain pastry flour) and are not too sweet.  Just right with a cup of tea or coffee.

Date Pecan Bon Bons

(See Jane run)
Amazingly easy, crazy delicious and easy-to-pack (unless you're carrying the whole machine). Fresh dates, orange zest and toasted pecans do the trick.

Date Walnut Cinnamon Rolls

(Jane fills in the blanks)
You can feel good about eating sweets that are made from whole foods.  These beauties are filled with whole dates and raisins to give them natural sweetness and ample fiber.  They take a little time but don't most good things?

Fruitsicles

(Good thing Jane only has one kid)
Fresh fruits, 100% fruit juices blended with coconut milk or vanilla yogurt freeze up into inexpensive, refreshing treats for all ages.

Gingerbread Molasses Cookies

(Cynthia mixes it up in her new kitchen)
Fresh ginger root and molasses give these chewy cookies many flavor tones.  Maybe all that iron, calcium and B vitamins will help Jane get her voice back.

Gluten Free Flour

(Why have just one?)
Lots of people are sensitive to wheat or have a Celiac disease diagnosis  Jane shows you how to make a very simple gluten-free flour mix that can be used to make baked goods. Tip on where to get the products in the recipe.

Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

If Jane can make it, so can you

Mini Chocolate Lava Cakes

(Steve tries bazumba)
Chocolate, almond butter and salted caramel - oh my.  These cakes are quick to make, gluten free, and the soft middle melts in your mouth - does it get better? 

Peanut Butter Cranberry Zoom Zoom Bars

(Communication breakdown)
For a scrumptious post play snack
This is real food you should pack
When feeding your body, aim for the stars:
Peanut Butter Cranberry Zoom Zoom Bars

Poached Pears in Pomegranate Sauce with Mascarpone

(Steve solves the puzzle)
Sexy pear halves take a bath in pomegranate juice than the deep red juice is reduced down to make a syrupy topping. Steve knows how to please.

Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

(Ward's no Einstein)
Molasses and honey and cinnamon and nutmeg and butter made into muffins entice some love bites from your family.  Pack them in the lunchbox, serve them for breakfast.

Rapunzel's Triple Chocolate Brownies

(Phil ties Jane's tongue)
Nobody complains about a pan of these coming out of the oven.

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

(Is Robert Plant organic?)
Strawberry and rhubarb together make a stairway to heaven.  Watch and you'll see what we mean. The oat nut topping is quite versatile; it can also be pressed into a crust.

Summer Fruit Ambrosia with Vanilla Nut Cream

(Darrell tries to fix Cynthia's hot flash fan)
Gather berries and apricots when they are prime, envelop them in a little citrus sweet to fold their color and top them with this sexy little dairy-free cream made from vanilla, cashews, maples syrup and water.

Sweet Potato Corn Muffins

(Steve horses around)
The vegetable in these muffins are not hiding, they are starring. These babies stay moist much longer than most cornbreads.  Why?  The added sweet potatoes of course!
Tuxedo Chocolate Prunes and Apricots

(A campground double boiler)
Sweet treat that is full of fiber, fun to make and couldn't be easier - is that possible???  Watch and see.

Whole Grain Butter Pie Crust

butter + coconut oil = tasty and flaky

Yummy Yam Frosting

Loaded with golden-orange color, sweet earthy flavor and A and C nutrients. An awesome way to utilize leftover yams and sweet potatoes.  Frost up Pumpkin Pecan Muffins, ginger cookies, carrot cake or raisin bread and you will become very popular.