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...]

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 5/11/15

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 5/11/15 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for May 11, 2015 Monday: Slow Cooker Beef Borscht with Beets, Carrots, and Potatoes Tuesday: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Cabbage & Carrot Slaw Wednesday: Pulled Pork Pizza with Pineapple and Jalapenos + Romaine Salad with Pineapples and Cucumbers Thursday: Veggie Tacos with Cumin-Paprika Roasted Zucchini & Red Pepper + Panko-Crusted Avocado … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Irish Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Irish Beef Stew | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts for St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day is in a couple of days, so you know what that means. . . Let’s get feastin’! Admittedly, we don’t deck ourselves out in shamrocks, but we sure do appreciate some good ol’ comforting Irish food. Which is why for St. Paddy’s Day this year, we’re sticking with a classic recipe for Irish Beef Stew. Last year, we featured a recipe for Deconstructed Shepherd’s Pie, which was so … [Read more...]

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 3/16/15

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 3/16/15 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for March 16, 2015 Monday: Italian Ribollita Soup with Beans, Veggies, and Crusty Bread Tuesday: Slow Cooker Irish Beef Stew with Carrots and Potatoes Wednesday: Panko-Crusted Oven-'Fried' Chicken with Buttered Corn, Peas, and Spinach Thursday: Spaghetti Bolognese with Baby Spinach Side Salad We do more than create meal plans. We create memories … [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 1/12/15

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 1/12/15 via @cooksmarts

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for January 12, 2015 Monday: Slow Cooker Turkey and Sweet Potato Chili with Lemon-Garlic Yogurt Tuesday: Oven-Poached Garlic Salmon with Balsamic Bacon Brussels Sprouts and Quinoa Wednesday: Pan-Fried Broccoli Fritters with Garlic-Lemon Yogurt with Kale, Quinoa, and Craisin Salad Thursday: Asian Kale Salad with Seared Pork Chops + Peanut Dressing / … [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...]

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili with a Baked Potato

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili Recipe by Cook Smarts @cooksmarts

So what's better than slow cooker chili? Slow cooker chili on top of a baked potato! Our first slow cooker recipe of the season comes just in time for Halloween. If you'll be getting your kids (and yourself!) costumed up for trick or treating, this dish will make sure that they're sent off warm and well-fed. Another added bonus? Because this is a slow cooker meal, it's already made ahead of … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal | Breakfasts

Slow cooker steel cut oatmeal with apples and almonds

We haven't done a whole lot of breakfasts on our site, and I need to fix this because breakfast is a pretty important part of the day. I also know it's one of the toughest to truly cook something for. You're bleary-eyed, fumbling for coffee, and making sure your socks match is about all your brain can handle in the morning (at least that's how I operate). That's why it's best if breakfast is … [Read more...]