While going out every night of the week and trying new restaurants and dishes sounds fun, it’s not a realistic option for everyone. Sometimes, you have to take a break from it all, bust out your pots and pans, and make yourself a home-cooked meal. Not only can it be fun, cooking at home is so much better for you in the big scheme of things because you know exactly what’s going into each meal. You can still indulge in what you like, but you can also make ingredient adjustments when needed to keep things as healthy as possible. Plus, if you’re on a budget, it allows you to still enjoy foods that you love, but not go broke while doing so.

One dish meals (not to be confused with crock-pot meals, though they can be included) are all the rage right now-look on Pinterest and you can find a recipe for almost everything. You can create so many different dishes, and thankfully, you don’t have to use a ton of ingredients with these dishes unless you want to. The next time you find yourself staring into your pantry wondering what you should eat, considering making one of these one dish recipes.

Tuscan White Bean SkilletTuscan White Bean Skillet

Sweet and Spicy Baked CauliflowerSweet and Spicy Baked Cauliflower

Sheet Pan Gnocchi with Summer VegetablesSheet Pan Gnocchi with Summer Vegetables

One Pot Pasta with ChickenOne Pot Pasta with Chicken

Healthy Sesame-Orange Ginger Chickpea Stir-FryHealthy Sesame-Orange Ginger Chickpea Stir-Fry

Roasted Rosemary ChickenRoasted Rosemary Chicken

One Pan PastaOne Pan Pasta

One Skillet Mexican Rice CasseroleOne Skillet Mexican Rice Casserole