Coconut Rice & Beans

Coconut Rice & Beans | Side Dish #recipe via @CookSmarts

Come on, let’s go to the Caribbean! Wait, what? What do you mean you can’t drop everything and fly with us to the tropics right now? Okay, well, you’ve got a point there. Who’s going to run our meal plan service if we’re too busy noshing on fried plantains, fresh seafood, and lots of tropical fruits? So maybe it’s not very realistic to head to the Caribbean right this instant. But that … [Read more...]

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 6/29/15

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 6/29/15 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for June 29, 2015 Monday: Steak with Miso-Lime Butter + Sauteed Bok Choy with Garlic Tuesday: Pesto Artichoke Pasta with Butter Beans, Tomatoes & Broccoli Wednesday: Thai Curried Fried Rice with Ground Chicken & Pineapple Thursday: Pesto Grilled Shrimp & Asparagus with Plum & Citrus Salad We do more than create meal plans. We create memories around … [Read more...]

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

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

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 Carrots and Shiitakes Thursday: Paneer Tomato and Spinach Curry with Rice We do more than create meal plans. We create memories around the dinner … [Read more...]

Classic Rice Pilaf

Rice Pilaf| Side Dish #recipe via @CookSmarts

It used to be that when someone mentioned “rice pilaf” to us, we would immediately think of the restaurant side dish. It sounded fancy and was very tasty, but we didn’t think about making it at home ourselves. Lo and behold, we discovered the secrets to making this flavorful side dish, and it has since become one of our favorites. It was hard not to, seeing as how it takes rice (one of our … [Read more...]

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

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

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...]

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...]

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 2/23/15

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 2/23/15 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for February 23, 2015 Monday: Cajun Blackened Fish Sandwich with Tartar Sauce and Cajun Sweet Potato Fries Tuesday: Spicy Sausage, Potato, and Kale Soup with Barley Wednesday: Sausage and Leftover Barley Stuffed Peppers with Green Lettuce Side Salad Thursday: Oven-Baked Risotto with Roasted Mushrooms + Garlicky Chard and Beans We do more than create … [Read more...]

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 2/16/15

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 2/16/15 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for February 16, 2015 Monday: Sweet and Spicy Slow-Cooker Chicken with Romaine, Corn, and Pepita Salad in a Lime Vinaigrette Tuesday: Spicy Indian Pulled Chicken Wrap with Minty Yogurt and Cucumber Sauce Wednesday: Spanish Lamb Meatballs with Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpeas, and Mint Thursday: Cajun Shrimp and Bell Peppers with Red Beans and Rice We do … [Read more...]

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 1/19/15

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 1/19/15 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for January 19, 2015 Monday: Maple-Thyme Panko Salmon with Avocado and Citrus Salad Tuesday: Skillet Chicken Thighs with Cabbage with Rice Pilaf Wednesday: Cabbage Rolls Stuffed with Pork and Leftover Rice Pilaf + Homemade Marinara Sauce Thursday: Egg and Mushroom Breakfast Tacos with Apple and Mixed Green Salad We do more than create meal plans. We … [Read more...]

Chicken Curry with Carrots & Turnips

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

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 with a box of tissue next to you. We’re not doctors, so we can’t make it go away (or keep it from coming, if you are one of the lucky ones who … [Read more...]