Reuse Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

family cookingAt the end of Thanksgiving, it is safe to say most people have an enormous amount of leftover food.  You could just reheat these leftovers and eat them for the next week, or you can work on your culinary creative skills and make them into something completely new.  Healthy Kids Today has complied a list of what to do with all that leftover food.  Try learning something new with all your leftover Thanksgiving food.

Turkey

  • Turkey Hash with Sunny Side Up Eggs – Using skinless turkey instead of traditional corned beef saves you 53 calories, 8 grams of fat and a whopping 606 milligrams of sodium per serving.
  • Turkey Cobb Sandwiches – For the salad only use white meat turkey and reduce the bacon and blue cheese by half.  For the dressing replace the mayo with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Curried Turkey Casserole – Reinvent leftover turkey by baking it with broccoli and a rich sauce seasoned with curry powder.  Day-old bread makes a golden, crunchy topping.
  • Quesadillas with Chutney and Brie – This simple, delicious preparation combines your holiday extras with melted brie and Dijon mustard.

Vegetables

  • Spicy Pickled Green Beans – Preserve your favorites to use all year long by pickling them in spicy brine.
  • Moroccan Carrot Soup – This simple spiced carrot soup gets added crunch from tasted pumpkin seeds and a mellow flavor from a drizzle of creamy yogurt.
  • Cranberry Tartlets – These bite-size pies sue leftover pastry dough and cranberry sauce.

Potato