Shrimp Tacos with Slaw & Smoked Paprika Creme

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

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...]

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

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

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 Rosemary-Balsamic Chicken Thursday: Pasta with Broccoli, White Beans & Fontina We do more than create meal plans. We create memories around the … [Read more...]

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

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

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: Vietnamese Salad with Chicken, Vermicelli, and Lime Dressing Thursday: Gazpacho (Chilled Tomato Soup) with Marinated Chickpeas & Avocado Toast We do … [Read more...]

Lemon-Herb Quinoa

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

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 really miss them. While eating roast chicken or curried tofu on its own is tasty, they aren’t the same without some tender roasted potatoes, a crisp … [Read more...]

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

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

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 Tzatziki Thursday: Avocado Summer Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce & Mango Lassi We do more than create meal plans. We create memories around the … [Read more...]

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

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

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 Salad Thursday: Chicken Cutlets with Tomato-Herb Pan Sauce & Succotash We do more than create meal plans. We create memories around the dinner … [Read more...]

Our Favorite July 4th Side Dishes + New Recipe!

July 4th Round-Up: @CookSmarts favorite simple and healthy side dishes

With July 4th coming up in less than a week, we thought we’d round up some of our favorite BBQ and potluck side dishes that you can add to your upcoming cookout, grill fest, or summer get-together. We also created a new recipe for our meal plan recently, and it’s just waiting to make an appearance at our Fourth of July BBQ, so we just had to share it with you today as well! It’s a simple, but … [Read more...]

Grilled Orange-Rosemary Chicken

Grilled Orange-Rosemary Chicken | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Before we launch into this week’s recipe, we want to give a shout out to all the dads and say, Happy Father’s Day! Hope you guys are taking it easy and looking forward to a nice steak dinner later this evening. We’re kind of doing a double whammy with our post today, because today’s recipe would be a hit with dads as well as for July 4th, which is coming up in a couple of weeks. This should … [Read more...]

Grilled Rosemary Steak & Vegetables with Sundried Tomato Pesto

Grilled Rosemary Bisteca and Vegetables | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Father’s Day is coming up in a week, and what better way to celebrate than with a nice, big, juicy, home cooked steak? Yes, we know, it is such a cliche - dads + grilling + steak. . .But think about it. If you present your dad with a big plate of grilled meat, is he going to say “no thanks”? Unless he’s vegetarian, chances are that he won’t. So we’re doing that cliche thing today and sharing … [Read more...]

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 6/8/15

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 6/8/15 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for June 8, 2015 Monday: Miso-Honey Glazed Salmon with Quinoa and Roasted Eggplant Tuesday: Slow Cooker Chicken Pozole with Poblanos, Tomatillos, Avocado, and Radishes Wednesday: Mediterranean Chicken Bake + Mixed Green Salad with Zucchini Ribbons and Oranges Thursday: Chicken Fajita Bowl with Bell Peppers and Quinoa We do more than create meal plans. … [Read more...]