Soups,stews, and chilis are great one pot meals that can feed a family easily. Not only are they easy to make and "wing" with random ingredients in your fridge/pantry but they freeze well. Try making an extra batch to freeze for a quick meal on a hectic week.
Butternut Squash Soup
-1 1/2 T. garlic
-3/4 of a medium yellow onion diced
-2 1 lb. bags of frozen butternut squash
-1 tsp ground ginger
-salt to taste
-2 c. low sodium chicken broth
-Saute garlic and onion with olive oil. Add spices to the mixture. Once translucent and browning add butternut squash. Saute for 1-2 minutes.
-Add 2 cups chicken broth and bring to a boil.
-Once fork tender use immersion blender to make a creamy soup.
-Top with diced turkey bacon. You can also add diced chicken sausage to the mixture or a sprinkle of cheese. I'd recommend grueyer or parmesan.