A Couple Cooks

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About Us

We’re Sonja & Alex Overhiser, a writer and photographer who love to cook, and authors of the cookbook Pretty Simple Cooking. This website is a collection of the whole food vegetarian recipes we cook in our kitchen.

Newest Recipes from A Couple Cooks

A Couple Cooks has hundreds of recipes for your table, from everyday to entertaining. What you’ll find here: artfully simple, vegetable packed recipes, inspired by seasonal produce and our adventures traveling the globe. 


How to Cut Everything!

Knife Skills For Home Cooks

Easy Dinner Ideas

We have tons of fast and easy dinner ideas that take 30 minutes or less to make! And that’s not achieved using shortcuts or processed foods! These recipes are loaded with vegetables and made using whole foods. Let us know what you try and tag @acouplecooks!

Travel Love

How do we come up with ideas for our recipes? Many of our ideas come from traveling the globe, from Mexico to the Mediterranean. Traveling is one of our greatest passions, since it combines our two loves: people and food! Here are our travel guides and posts about travel.

Make a Plan!

Looking for healthy meal plans or easy exercises at home? Here are our latest meal planning ideas, with three different “flavors” of meal plans, as well as a home workout plan. Start cooking and exercising today!


Cooking Lifestyle

At A Couple Cooks, we want to help resource your everyday life beyond recipes. Whether it’s a practical DIY on how to grow herbs, understanding emotional eating, or how to survive a kitchen reno, we love sharing real life tips for a happy and healthy lifestyle.


Recipe Ideas

Need recipe ideas? Finding the right recipe for the occasion can be overwhelming. Instead of searching the internet for “What should I make for dinner”, here are some lists of recipe ideas that can help to get your wheels turning!

Pizza Friday

Need a recipe for pizza friday? We have you covered with everything from pizza dough to tons of toppings ideas!

Master Cooking Basics

Now’s the time to master your cooking basics. From knife skills to homemade whipped cream, we have everything you need!

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Sourdough Bread

Our best sourdough bread recipe is the ultimate guide! Easy to follow instructions, a printable checklist, and a step-by-step video help you master that tangy flavor, chewy crust, and perfect texture.