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. Of course, both recipes are too good to pass up, so it ended up in a tie. But as promised, we are going to give you both recipes! Hopefully you had … [Read More...]

Ginger Butternut Squash Soup | Side Dish #recipe via @CookSmarts

Pureed Ginger Butternut Squash Soup

Yesterday, we put together 10 of our favorite recipes that included 5 aphrodisiac foods. Just in time for Valentine’s Day! And today, we’ve got a new recipe that you can also include in that list - Pureed Ginger Butternut Squash Soup. Ginger is … [Read More...]

5 Aphrodisiac Foods + 10 Recipes via @CookSmarts

Valentine’s Day Round-Up: 5 Foods and 10 Recipes that will Satisfy & Please (Your Appetite)

Love it or hate it, the day will soon be upon us. You know the one we’re talking about…Valentine’s Day. To be honest, we’re not terribly big on Valentine’s Day and the hearts and chocolate (give us chips over chocolate any day) and all that comes … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 2/9/15 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 2/9/15

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for February 9, 2015 | Favorites Week Monday: Asian-Spiced Fish Tacos with Asian Slaw and Sriracha Mayo Tuesday: Chicken Soba with Shortcut Coleslaw Mix Wednesday: Deconstructed Shepherd's Pie over Yogurt … [Read More...]

Tiana: Hero in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Tiana: Cooking with Ease

I cook because I enjoy cooking and like to know what I'm eating. Cook Smarts has made both these factors a part of our everyday meal. -Tiana #KitchenHero Tweet this It still amazes us to know that we have international Cook Smarts members, and … [Read More...]

This Vegetables by Month chart tells you what veggies are in season each month via @CookSmarts

Vegetables by Month Chart

Tweet this chartShare it to Facebook One of the best ways to enjoy the most delicious (and inexpensive) vegetables is to buy them in their seasonal peak. This is when a vegetable's flavor and appearance is at its absolute best! But besides the … [Read More...]

Pork Chops with Pear and Celery Slaw | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Pork Chops with Pear and Celery Slaw

Many folks - vegetarians excluded - would agree with us when we say that meat is usually the head honcho of a dish. Veggies tend to be the side kick; they complement the meat, which always catches our attention first. So this week, we’re going to … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 2/2/15 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 2/2/15

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for February 2, 2015 Monday: Oven Roasted Pork Chops with Black Beans, Cumin and Cilantro Slaw Tuesday: Skirt Steak Sandwich with Caramelized Onions + Zesty Romaine & Cabbage Side Salad Wednesday: Oven … [Read More...]

Eli: Hero in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Eli: Sharing the Love of Cooking

I cook because it allows me to take a break...and spend some time with my wife, who is equally busy. -Eli #KitchenHero Tweet this As a medical student who spends a lot of time studying or in the hospital, Eli can’t help but bring his love for … [Read More...]

How to make cauliflower rice via @cooksmarts #eatmoreveggies

How to make cauliflower rice | #eatmoreveggies

Our 2015 wish for you is that you eat a lot of veggies and experience your awesomest self. To turn this wish into reality, all this month we’ve been coming up with fun ideas on how to #eatmoreveggies. (Make sure you’re signed up for our … [Read More...]

Mediterranean Baby Spinach Salad | Side Dish #recipe via @CookSmarts

Mediterranean Baby Spinach Salad

#Eatmoreveggies month is just about over, but that certainly doesn’t mean that we’ll be eating less veggies! No way. All of our awesome methods to help you eat more veggies, such as turning them into noodles with a spiralizer or making them into … [Read More...]