Simple Indian-Spiced Tomato Soup with Lime

Even when we’re at our most frazzled, like working 60+ hour weeks at our day jobs (guilty as charged), we still try to make a priority to have good food at our fingertips. Because these are the times when it’s easiest to start eating whatever’s convenient, or start snacking out...

Tortilla Bowl Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

We started this blog for one reason: we love cooking. We don’t want to be chefs; we don’t need to have the prettiest pictures or the biggest following. What we do want is to inspire cooking at home: the idea that you can cook a healthy, wholesome meal for yourself,...

Tomato Artichoke Lentil Stew

This stew is the second in our “hearty soups” feature. It might sound elementary, but we cling to soups in the winter. They’re easy to make, comforting, and a whole, nourishing choice in the winter months. We created these soups intentionally to be meals both filling and full of nutrients....

Sweet Potato Soup with Harissa and Greens

With the coming of the new year, Alex and I have been talking about new ways to approach this space. I don’t think either of us would have imagined when we started that we’d still be creating and photographing recipes 3 1/2 years later. On top of that, this space...

Roasted Tomatillo and Black Bean Soup

It’s taken a while, but I finally love cooking. I used to be the impatient type, only wanting to cook for as little time as possible so I could enjoy the best part – the eating. Alex has always loved the process, so he’s had to drag me through it,...

Spiced Eggplant and Cucumber Salad

A Couple Cooks was an accident, really. When we started this blog, we had no idea that we’d still be doing it three years later — that it would become part of our identity, a creative outlet for artistic fulfillment, and an expression of whole and sustainable living. Beyond just...








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