10 creative and healthy ways to use up your Thanksgiving leftovers in produce packed dishes!
Are you knee deep in pies and stuffing and dirty dishes yet? I certainly hope so, because tomorrow is Thanksgiving!
As discussed in last week’s post on how to eat normally on Thanksgiving, the idea that indulging on turkey day has any lasting consequences is
Buuuuuut, when Thanksgiving is extended another week because you’ve got so many leftovers, that may start to take a toll. Rather than living off mac & cheese and stuffing for the next week, I like to freeze some of my leftovers for later while incorporating others into vegetable-centric meals the rest of the week.
Here are 10 creative uses for Thanksgiving leftovers:
LEFTOVER TURKEY NOODLE SOUP // Literally, the only reason we make turkey.
STUFFING MUFFINS // Scoop stuffing (or mac & cheese) into lined muffin tins and freeze. Once frozen, place in a zip top bag, press out all the air and store in the freezer. Now you’ve got individually portioned side dishes you can defrost and reheat in the microwave as needed!
VEGETARIAN SHEPARD’S PIE // Use leftover mashed sweet or white potatoes to make a topping for vegetarian shepard’s pie, with a filling made from lentils and meaty mushrooms.