Alice: Hero in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Alice: Measuring Deliciousness One Teaspoon at a Time

It's tempting to just order pizza or carry-out, but I want to feed everyone delicious and healthy food. -Alice #KitchenHero Tweet this Growing up, Kitchen Hero Alice watched her mother cook traditional Chinese meals. But like every traditional Chinese chef, her mother never measured anything, so it’s no surprise that Alice’s biggest cooking challenge is measuring ingredients! Little by … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 8/18/14 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 8/18/14

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for August 18, 2014 | Let's Travel to Vietnam! Monday: Lemongrass Shrimp Kebabs with Radish and Carrot Salad Tuesday: Chicken Banh Mi with Sriracha Mayo and Pineapple Spears Wednesday: Chicken Summer Rolls … [Read More...]

Hadley: Hero in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Hadley: Keeping Cooking Simple and Satisfying

Cooking allows me to feed myself and my family the healthiest meals possible, free of scary ingredients! -Hadley #KitchenHero Tweet this Cooking is a continuous learning process, as Kitchen Hero Hadley knows. And keeping things simple doesn’t … [Read More...]

5 Tips for Packing a Healthy School Lunch via @CookSmarts

Tips for Packing a Healthy School Lunch

Packing lunches for your back-to-schoolers is no easy task. It takes time and planning. Plus, every parent knows that just because you pack it, doesn’t guarantee your kids will actually eat it. However, this doesn’t mean you have to fill your … [Read More...]

Weeknight Meals via @CookSmarts: Grilled Peaches with Balsamic Vinaigrette #recipe

Grilled Peaches with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Here at Cook Smarts, we don’t really have a sweet tooth. That doesn’t mean we won’t enjoy a fresh-baked cookie or an ice cream cone once in awhile, but for the most part, we’re not too big on sweets and desserts. If we were to have dessert, our … [Read More...]

Weeknight Meals via @CookSmarts: Grilled Pork Chops with Green Beans and Corn #recipe

Grilled Pork Chops with Green Beans and Corn

From Grilled Salmon to Grilled Tequila-Lime Chicken to Tomato Bruschetta, you would think that we would be completely grilled-out by now. Luckily, that is not the case or else we wouldn’t be creating all these delicious and smoky recipes right now. … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 8/11/14 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 8/11/14

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for August 11, 2014 | Let's Travel to Spain! Monday: Tilapia Ceviche with Mango and Green Gazpacho Tuesday: Spanish Tortilla with Pan con Tomate and Mixed Green Salad Wednesday: Mussels and Chorizo with … [Read More...]

Shayla: Hero in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Shayla: Happy, Healthy, and Homemade

Cooking allows me to know that my family is able to connect and enjoy one another's company around the dinner table. -Shayla #KitchenHero Tweet this Shayla has been cooking ever since she was little, making classic, basic dishes like … [Read More...]

Weeknight Meals via @CookSmarts: Grilled Salmon with Watermelon Feta Salad #recipe

Grilled Salmon with Watermelon Feta Salad

When you think of your favorite summer meals, what probably comes to mind is refreshing, light, healthy, cool, flavorful, and seasonal. After all, it’s hot outside, the heat is making you feel drowsy, and the last thing you need is a heavy meal that … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 8/4/14 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 8/4/14

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for August 4, 2014 | Favorites Week Monday: Rotisserie Chicken Chopped Salad with Adobo Honey Vinaigrette Tuesday: Rotisserie Chicken Flatbread Wraps with Greek Salad Wednesday: Pesto Spaghetti with Shrimp … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts' Weekly Meal Plan | 7/28/14 Menu

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 7/28/14

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for July 28, 2014 Monday: Grilled Swordfish with Mango Salsa and Orzo Tuesday: Balsamic Chicken Kebabs with Orzo Arugula Salad Wednesday: BBQ Tofu Sandwich with Pickled Cucumbers and Corn on the … [Read More...]