If you're vegan and/or gluten-free, this recipe for pancakes will be just right. All you'll need are gluten-free oats or oat flour, almond milk, and spotty bananas. It also includes recommended add-ons and syrup recipes if you want to zhuzh up your morning.
Recipe: Simple Sweet Vegan
Speaking of pasta, this classic tomato sauce from famed Italian food writer Marcella Hazan is somehow only three ingredients, plus salt, and will impress all your foodie friends. Serve over pasta or even leftover rice. For true Italian nonna status, make an extra large batch and freeze half for later.
Recipe: The Kitchn
This fun weeknight recipe is endlessly customizable. It calls for gnocchi, chicken sausage, and spinach, but it's easy to swap in other veggies or meats. Prefer arugula? Just have bacon? Throw those in instead — whatever you feel like.
Recipe: Family Food on the Table