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...]

Kari: Hero in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Kari: Good Cooking Runs in the Family

Being in the kitchen always seemed to bring such joy to everyone. -Kari #KitchenHero Tweet this Cooking seems to be something that runs in the family of Kitchen Hero Kari. She first learned to cook from her mom, who encouraged her to experiment … [Read More...]

Orzo Arugula Salad | Side Dish #recipe via @CookSmarts

Arugula & Tomato Orzo Salad

What’s better than summer picnics? Delicious 5-ingredient dishes that you can bring to summer picnics, of course! We’re still waiting for the weather to warm up here in Northern California, but that doesn’t mean we have to hold out on light, … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 5/18/15 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 5/18/15

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for May 18, 2015 Monday: Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo with Peppers, Okra, and Tomatoes over Brown Rice Tuesday: Sweet & Spicy Chicken Strips with Broccoli, Edamame, and Cashew Salad Wednesday: Cajun Skillet … [Read More...]

Enjoy fruits within their seasonal peaks with the help of this handy guide by Cook Smarts

Fruits by Month Guide

Tweet this guideShare it to Facebook You may recall we recently shared our Vegetables by Month chart for you to use as a guide for buying veggies within their seasonal peaks. It is just as beneficial to buy and eat fruits when they are in season, … [Read More...]

Banana Pancakes with Honey Yogurt | Breakfast #recipe via @CookSmarts

Banana Pancakes with Honey Yogurt

It’s Mother’s Day today! You know what that means. . .It means breakfast and brunch time! And celebrating your mom and all moms, of course. Can't forget that! But since Mother's Day usually involves breakfast-in-bed or brunch, we decided to switch … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 5/11/15 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 5/11/15

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for May 11, 2015 Monday: Slow Cooker Beef Borscht with Beets, Carrots, and Potatoes Tuesday: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Cabbage & Carrot Slaw Wednesday: Pulled Pork Pizza with Pineapple and … [Read More...]

Emily and Anthony: Heroes in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Anthony & Emily: Growing Confident in the Kitchen Together

Cooking together as a couple or family is more fun and rewarding. -Anthony & Emily #KitchenHeroes Tweet this We think that cooking as a couple makes for a great date night, and lucky for husband and wife Anthony and Emily, they get to enjoy … [Read More...]

Pesto Turkey Avocado Melt and Greek Tomato Soup | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Pesto Turkey Avocado Melt with Greek-Inspired Tomato Soup

Who says that dinner has to be Michelin-star-worthy and restaurant-quality every single night? Most of our members are busy folks who don’t have time to make homemade pasta or their own puff pastry for pot pie, and that’s okay. We don’t … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 5/4/15 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 5/4/15

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for May 4, 2015 | Favorites Week Monday: Tom Kha Gai Soup with Chicken, Zucchini, and Mushrooms Tuesday: Jerk Chicken Thighs with Coconut Rice and Beans + a Side Salad Wednesday: Mushu Chicken Wraps with … [Read More...]

Broccoli and Sausage Orecchiette | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Broccoli & Sausage Orecchiette

As mentioned last week, when we featured our recipe for Black Bean and Chard Enchiladas, we couldn’t decide if we should post the enchilada recipe or one for Broccoli and Sausage Orecchiette. So we asked all of you on Facebook to help us decide. … [Read More...]