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Escape dinner ruts and the stress of last minute meal planning and spend more time with your kids

Enjoy weekly done-for-you meal plans & 1-click grocery lists today

Hello and welcome!

I'm Jess, the Founder of Cook Smarts, and that's me with my 2 energetic kids. I understand how hard it can be to get dinner on the table when kids, commute, work, and your to-do list don't make it easy to prioritize cooking. However, I so believe in the power of a home cooked meal to nurture our bodies and strengthen our connections to one another. That's why I've designed our meal plan service to make your life as a parent simpler, happier, and smarter. All the details are below.

Cheers to all that you do as a parent! 

Your new kitchen cheerleader,

Get out of your dinner rut and receive a meal plan every week. Our recipes work together to save you time and help you spend way less on groceries.

No more last minute planning

Head to the store just 1x a week, always with an organized grocery list in hand. Save money, waste less, and take one more thing off your to-do list!

Grocery lists in 1 click

Each meal has a gluten-free, paleo, and vegetarian diet option so you can choose how you want to eat on any given night.

Options for the whole family

Short video tutorials focused on improving cooking skills help you easily assign dinner help to a partner, nanny, or train up your little sous chefs!

Get everyone involved in dinner

We're not another meal kit company

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We're more flexible, much less expensive, and committed to zero-waste.

We believe in simple pricing and even simpler cancellations

Enjoy full access today!

$6 to $8 / month

  • Choose to pay $8 / month; $21 / quarter; or $72 / year (our most popular money-saving option!)
  • Full access to all of our features, including our entire archives
  • Cancel with 1 click

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  • Access to 3 delicious meal plans with no time limit
  • Trial our most popular features
  • Preview our inspiring archives
  • No credit card required
  • Upgrade any time

“I️ just signed up for year two. I️ have grown so much as a cook and my kids (six and almost three) now have such an adventurous palate thanks to Cook Smarts. I️ can’t express how great it has been.”

Jeff S.

We create more than meal plans. We create happier cooks.

“I had been doing a meal delivery service, but there were never leftovers & it was expensive. With Cook Smarts, you can scale up serving sizes & use the grocery list to keep costs down.”

Laura C.

“Our family started using CS last week, and aside from planning, and shopping, and prepping being a breeze, everything we tried was really good. We had much less food wasted, which is something that we have been trying to get better about -- thank you!”

“I love Cook Smarts because I don’t want to make decisions -- I just want to make dinner!”

Molly S.

Lori F.

More ways we make

life easier for you

Control your nutrition

Log meals to MyFitnessPal, view Weight Watchers points, or dig into the smart nutritional label included with every meal. 

Get ahead with prep

Genius weekend prep suggestions help you get organized and make the rest of the week a total breeze.

Meet your dinner tribe

Our Facebook group is the cooking hotline, dinner tribe, kitchen cheerleading team that everyone deserves to have in their lives.

Welcome to a simpler, happier, smarter way to dinner

The best decision you'll make all year

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We love details. If you do too, here's the full list of what you'll enjoy

  • A new meal plan with 4 dinners goes live every Thursday
  • We make sure all the recipes we create are doable and accessible
  • Every meal includes a gluten-free, paleo, or vegetarian option
  • Customize serving sizes to fit your needs for each meal
  • Skip a meal or add one from our extensive archives 
  • Your grocery list magically updates from your selections
  • Send your grocery list directly to Instacart to save even more time
  • Improve your skills while you make dinner with integrated videos
  • Leave ratings and reviews and read the helpful reviews of others
  • Send your meal to MyFitnessPal or get Weight Watchers Points
  • Dig deeper into your macros with our smart nutritional label
  • Get ahead of your week with our optional weekend prep steps
  • Our exclusive Facebook Group is like your own personal cooking hotline
  • Not on the imperial system? Easily switch to metric
  • We’re so committed to improving and always adding more features

Enjoy 1 less thing on your to-do list

You deserve it.

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