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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.

A Couple Cooks

The website for home cooks

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. 


Eat Better; Feel Better

Looking for healthy meal plans or easy exercises at home? Have we got some for you! Here are our meal planning ideas, with three different “flavors” along with a home workout plan! Start cooking and exercising today!


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.


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.


Pizza Friday

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

Get your soup on!

Soups are one of the best ways to eat healthy and delicious! Here are our best easy soup recipes that the whole family will love.

A Couple Cooks TV

Reading a recipe is one thing, but seeing someone cook it is another! We started A Couple Cooks TV to go beyond the recipes and show you a peak into our kitchen. See us make some of our favorite recipes, like Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce, Pressure Cooker Chickpeas, and our Ultimate Grilled Veggie Burger.


From plant based dinners to artisan pizza, we have hundreds of healthy real-food recipes that you will love!

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Made simple

A Couple Cooks is a healthy vegetarian food blog written by Sonja Overhiser and Alex Overhiser in Indianapolis, Indiana. We’re a food writer and food photographer who are healthy living influencers, specializing in vegetarian recipes, vegan recipes, gluten free recipes, and healthy dinner ideas. We started our vegetarian food blog in 2010, back when healthy eating and vegetarian recipes were not on the radar. We’re professional recipe developers and healthy food influencers. We also are cookbook authors of the vegetarian cookbook Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best vegetarian cookbooks by Epicurious, and are podcast hosts of a food podcast: A Couple Cooks Small Bites. See our Work with Us  page if you’d like to work with us in any of the following areas: recipe development, blog posts, product reviews, social media posts, freelance food photography, content development, licensing photographs, licensing recipes, influencer marketing, and working as brand ambassadors.