Flatbread. Make the dough in advance (or use pre-made!) Cook the topping in advance and assemble the same night for dinner.
Salad. Pre-cook eggs, squash, toast nuts, make dressing ahead. Assemble just before serving.
Beets. Make the pistachios ahead of time.
Butternut Squash Tomato Soup with Goat Cheese – omit croutons