Shrimp Tacos with Slaw and Smoked Paprika Creme | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Shrimp Tacos with Slaw & Smoked Paprika Creme

Ah, taco night. There’s no better feeling in the world than enjoying some fresh, homemade tacos after a long day at work. Maybe a soak in the bathtub or a nice glass of wine or watching your favorite tv series might do the trick, but taco night really hits the spot for us. It’s not just about relaxing; it’s also that tacos make us feel good. Our tastebuds get happy from all the different … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 8/3/15 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 8/3/15

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for August 3, 2015 Monday: Salmon Burgers with Lemon-Herb Potato Salad Tuesday: Pork Cutlets with Olive-Caper Sauce + Lemony Kale and Fontina Salad Wednesday: Panzanella [Tuscan Bread Salad] with Grilled … [Read More...]

Angela: Hero in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Angela: Feelin’ Good with Healthy Foods

I cook because I want us to be healthy now and 40 years from now. -Angela #KitchenHero Tweet this Angela’s got the right idea - once you start cooking and eating healthier, you’ll continue to cook and eat healthy in the future. That’s because … [Read More...]

Summer Bean Salad | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Summer Bean Salad with Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

You know that saying, “You eat with your eyes first”? It’s a very true quote, and something that all chefs and cooks should keep in mind when preparing food. After all, something might taste good, but if you look at it, and it’s a big brown pile of … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 7/27/15 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 7/27/15

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for July 27, 2015 Monday: Sweet & Sour Beef and Pineapple Kebabs with Asian Sesame Side Salad Tuesday: Classic BLT (Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato) Sandwiches + Summer Squash Saute with Feta and Mint Wednesday: … [Read More...]

Ultimate Burger Guide via @CookSmarts #infographic #grilling

The Ultimate Burger Guide + 20 Burger Combos for Every Taste

Today, we’re wrapping up our 2015 Summer Grilling Series, but grilling season is far from over. There’s still plenty of time to take advantage of using the grill, and all the topics we covered this month can propel you into delicious, grilled summer … [Read More...]

Lemon-Herb Quinoa | Side Dish #recipe via @CookSmarts

Lemon-Herb Quinoa

Side dishes should never be overlooked. True, it’s hard to remember they are there when you have a piece of juicy roasted chicken or some flavorful curried tofu and veggies in front of you. But if those trusty sides weren’t there, you’ll probably … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 7/20/15 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 7/20/15

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for July 20, 2015 Monday: Honey-Citrus Chicken with Cucumber Peach Salsa & Corn on the Cob Tuesday: Tilapia Tacos with Cilantro Lime Slaw + Corn & Black Bean Salsa Wednesday: Leftover Chicken Gyros with … [Read More...]

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Amanda: The Tears & Triumphs of a Home Cook

I learned to slow down, take my time and just enjoy the cooking process. I’m still learning, but I let myself make mistakes and adapt...It’s been a really fun (and tasty) process. -Amanda #KitchenHero Tweet this The best part about Cook Smarts … [Read More...]

Salmon Burgers with Pickles and Homemade Tartar Sauce | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Salmon Burgers with Pickles & Homemade Tartar Sauce

Whenever it’s summer, there’s always that one dish that you can count on anyone to make - burgers. Sure, there’s bbq ribs or chicken, but you can bet that the vegetarian camp does not have those on their menu. Potato salad and coleslaw are great … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 7/13/15 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 7/13/15

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for July 13, 2015 Monday: Pesto Pasta with Chorizo & Zucchini Ribbons Tuesday: Honey-Sesame Chicken Salad with Edamame & Cashews Wednesday: Caprese Sandwiches with Kale Pesto + Watermelon, Feta & Mint … [Read More...]