Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 3/9/15 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 3/9/15

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for March 9, 2015 Monday: Tom Kha Gai Soup with Chicken, Zucchini, and Mushrooms Tuesday: Jerk Chicken Thighs with Coconut Rice and Beans and a Side Salad Wednesday: Saag Paneer & Chickpeas with Naan Thursday: Adult Hamburger Helper with Balsamic Roasted Broccoli We do more than create meal plans. We create memories around the dinner … [Read More...]

Amber: Hero in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Amber: Healthy Cooking Made Tasty

I really enjoy cooking now – it’s fun for me and doesn’t feel like a chore like it used to. I never knew I had it in me to make so many different things. -Amber #KitchenHero Tweet this You don’t need to fry food in butter or have each meal … [Read More...]


My 2015 Wish for You

Regardless of what holiday you celebrate, I hope you’ve had an incredible holiday season. As we wrap up the year, here’s my new year’s wish for you: I hope at the end of 2015, you write me an email that says: Jess . . . I ate more veggies this … [Read More...]

Indian-Spiced Roasted Cauliflower | Side Dish #recipe via @CookSmarts

Indian-Spiced Roasted Cauliflower

Did you know that cold foods numb your taste buds, making the things you eat seem blander? That’s why you typically have to season a dish more than usual if you’ll be serving it cold instead of hot. So with that said, it’s safe to assume that the … [Read More...]

Chicken Curry with Carrots and Turnips | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Chicken Curry with Carrots & Turnips

Even though the holidays are happy times filled with lots of gatherings and events, it seems as if many people have the misfortune of getting sick during this time of year. It sucks to miss out on a feast at your grandparents’ if you’re stuck at home … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 12/29/14 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 12/29/14

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for December 29, 2014 Monday: Mediterranean Chicken Saute with Couscous Tuesday: Linguine with Tuna and Olive and Sundried Tomato Tapenade Wednesday: Slow-Cooker Mexican Meatballs over Rice Thursday: … [Read More...]

Holiday Meals for Any Occasion via @CookSmarts

Holiday Round-Up: Hearty & Healthy Classics for Every Gathering

Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or you’re all about ringing in the New Year, there’s no denying this - the holidays are an abundance of fabulous food and time spent with loved ones. Put those two together and you have a memorable … [Read More...]

Emily: Hero in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Emily: Living a Balanced & Healthy Life

Homemade meals with fresh, seasonal ingredients help me retain energy and live an overall healthier lifestyle. -Emily #KitchenHero Tweet this When creating a healthy lifestyle for yourself, it’s important to keep it balanced, and Kitchen Hero … [Read More...]

5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday via @CookSmarts #healthyholidays

5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday

We’re already halfway through December and holiday festivities are in full swing. While we love this time of year, it can be an especially challenging time when it comes to our health. A combination of all the delicious holiday treats and our busy … [Read More...]

Roasted Oregano Potatoes | Side Dish #recipe via @CookSmarts

Roasted Oregano Potatoes with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

Roasted vegetables are one of those go-to side dishes that can never go wrong. Now that the weather has gotten a lot colder, roasted veggies are even better, since they can warm up any meal. With a crunchy exterior, soft interior, and sweet … [Read More...]

Shakshuka | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Shakshuka with Polenta

We absolutely love the flavors of the Mediterranean, which comes from a bunch of different regions and their cultures. All of these places being next to the Mediterranean Sea means that they all have common elements in their cooking, whether it’s … [Read More...]