Whether you’re trying to lose weight, gain weight or improve your eating habits, cooking gives you the ultimate control over what you consume. You’ll cut down on empty calories, added sugar and harmful fats while saving money. One of the caveats with cooking at home is it takes time, which is why we’ve got your back with these 20 easy meals.

They’re made for beginning cooks and feature fresh, minimal ingredients. Some of them are also ideal for batch cooking or freezing and enjoying later. Here’s to reaching your health goals, one meal at a time.

What’s your favorite healthy meal combination? Comment below!