Category Archives: Cook Smarts

In the Kitchen with Cook Smarts!

Hi everyone!! I hope you all have had a wonderful week! I had an unexpected extra day to get school work done on Wednesday due to the government shutdown. Luckily, I have a really busy weekend ahead so I appreciated the day off. I can’t say I would appreciate it if I was a paid intern though! Hopefully next week I’ll be able to go back to my externship so it doesn’t mess up my ability to receive credit for the work I’ve done! Anyway —-

Today is a very special day!!! I want to share a service with you that I have used this past week to put delicious and unique dinners on the table for Chris and me. Cook Smarts is a company that was started by a Bethesda, MD native, Jess Dang. This is an awesome service that provides a weekly dinner plan for your family. The four meals are all different and easy to make, and some incorporate ingredients or components from a previous meal.

The meals are very balanced and healthy. I was also happy to see that at least one night usually features seafood and another night is usually meatless. In addition, you can choose from four different versions of the weekly meal plan. There is an original option, vegetarian, gluten-free, and paleo! Each meal is customizable, so if you want to have oneĀ  original meal and another gluten-free you may.


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Weekend Snapshots September 27-29, 2013

Hi everyone!! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!! Chris and I had a much needed relaxing weekend. I was super tired all last week and wanted to reboot this weekend, and that is exactly what we did!

On Friday night, Chris and I both went for runs in the evening and had a late dinner.


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