Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 10/6/14

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 10/6/14 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for October 6, 2014 Monday: Sausage Hoagies with Sweet Potato Fries Tuesday: Spinach Calzones with Homemade Marinara and House Salad Wednesday: Slow-Cooker Chili with House Salad Thursday: Leftover Chili Nachos with House Salad We do more than create meal plans. We create memories around the dinner table. Subscribe to our weekly meal plan service … [Read more...]

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 9/29/14

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 9/29/14 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for September 29, 2014 Monday: Parmesan & Panko Crusted Dover Sole with Roasted Parmesan Broccoli Tuesday: Kung Pao Noodles with Chicken and Carrots, Snow Peas, and Baby Corn Wednesday: Italian Sausage and Chard White Bean Soup with Parmesan Garlic Bread Thursday: Sweet Potato, Parmesan, and Spinach Frittata with Apple Spinach Salad We do more than … [Read more...]

Pan-Seared Sausages with Balsamic-Apple Cider Red Cabbage

Pan-seared sausages with balsamic apple-cider cabbage

If I could, I probably would eat sausage every day. However, I know that sausage is not really an everyday food. However, it's great to have a package of pre-cooked sausages on hand for nights when you just need to toss a quick and easy protein into pasta, tacos, or soup, or of course, just to eat as is. This recipe for pan-seared sausages with balsamic-apple cider red cabbage is one of my go-to … [Read more...]

Fennel, Sausage, Cornbread Stuffing | My Favorite Thanksgiving Sides, Part IV

Mixing cornbread stuffing together

This is the last installment of our "My Favorite Thanksgiving Sides" series for this holiday season. You can catch up on the previous entries here: Part I: Miso-Butter Roasted Brussels Sprouts Part II: Kale, Apple, and Fennel Salad with Candied Pecans Part III: Swiss Chard & Sweet Potato Gratin A few common questions regarding stuffing: 1) Can you call it Thanksgiving dinner without … [Read more...]

Lentils and Sausage Soup Repurposed for Stuffed Peppers

Lentil and Sausage Soup | Cook Smarts

In college I dabbled in vegetarianism. It was more of a recreational thing, but as I got more serious about becoming a professional eater, I decided to give up the non-meat eating life.  However my 1 year status as a vegetarian greatly contributed to my eating and cooking experience. At the time I was training for the San Diego Rock 'n Roll Marathon. Desperate to find more vegetarian protein … [Read more...]