Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 3/2/15

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 3/2/15 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for March 2, 2015 Monday: Salmon Burgers with Oregano Roasted Potatoes and Pickles Tuesday: Slow Cooker (or Not) Adobo Chicken with Garlic Bok Choy and Rice Wednesday: Chopped Leftover Adobo Chicken Salad with Cucumbers, Peppers, and Clementines Thursday: Orzo Pasta Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash and Balsamic Vinaigrette We do more than create … [Read more...]

Cheddary Shells with Chicken & Broccoli

Cheddary Shells with Chicken and Broccoli | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Of all the good things in the world, mac and cheese is up there on the top of the list. Well, in our opinion at least. Although. . .we’re pretty sure many would agree with us! Unfortunately, it’s also one of those things that, if you eat too much of, you kinda start to feel a little guilty. How is it that pasta and cheese - two amazing foods - can make you feel so good but so bad at the same … [Read more...]

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

5 Aphrodisiac Foods + 10 Recipes via @CookSmarts

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 with it. But that won’t stop us! Last year, we featured 5 Heart-Healthy Foods that will help you feel good and treat your body right. (Who said … [Read more...]

Shrimp Peanut Noodles

Shrimp Peanut Noodles | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

If there are so many peanut noodle recipes out there, then why are we making one too? The short answer: It’s too good not to. Seriously, who doesn’t love a savory, creamy, peanutty sauce coating strands of slippery noodles and crunchy vegetables? (Unless you’re allergic to peanuts, of course. Or just don’t like peanuts in general. Then we suggest substituting with almond, cashew, or sunflower … [Read more...]

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 1/26/15

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 1/26/15 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for January 26, 2015 Monday: Red Curry Shrimp Stir-Fry with Cauliflower Rice Tuesday: Broccoli and Sausage Orecchiette with Basil and Parmesan Wednesday: Cheesy Southwest Rotisserie Chicken Tortilla Wraps with a Side Salad Tossed in Paprika Vinaigrette Thursday: Slow Cooker (or Not) Chicken Noodle Soup with Celery and Carrots We do more than create … [Read more...]

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

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

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: Black Bean and Chard Enchiladas with Quick Guac We do more than create meal plans. We create memories around the dinner table. Subscribe to our … [Read more...]

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

Holiday Meals for Any Occasion via @CookSmarts

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 gathering with no shortage of good times. We’re sure that everyone has their own holiday traditions, whether it’s watching ‘A Christmas Story’ or … [Read more...]

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 12/8/14

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 12/8/14 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for December 8, 2014 Monday: Oven-Baked Salmon with Lentil, Mushroom, Spinach 'Cream' Sauce Tuesday: Cumin & Coriander Chicken Tacos with Sliced Radishes and Guacamole Wednesday: Cheddary Shells with Chicken and Broccoli Thursday: Kale Salad with Roasted Root Veggies and Lentils with a Balsamic-Apple Cider Vinaigrette We do more than create meal … [Read more...]

Seafood Pasta with Mussels & Calamari

Seafood Pasta with Mussels and Calamari | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

The Colosseum. Vatican City. The Leaning Tower of Pisa. Pizza. Pasta. Gondolas. Gelato. Italy can show us incredible things, and that’s only a small bit of what it has to offer! If we made you long for a trip to Italy right now, we are so sorry. (Talking about it doesn’t help us either!) And for that, we will give you a recipe for a classic Italian pasta dish that will transport you to the … [Read more...]

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 11/17/14

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 11/17/14 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for November 17, 2014 Monday: Foil-Baked Mediterranean Tilapia with Baby Spinach Mediterranean Salad and Quinoa Tuesday: Pesto Baked Chicken Breast Strips with Roasted Parmesan Broccoli and Leftover Quinoa Wednesday: Pasta with Shortcut Cream of Mushroom Tomato Sauce + Brown Sugar Roasted Baby Carrots Thursday: Open-Faced Pesto Turkey Avocado Melt with … [Read more...]