Start Enjoying Leftovers!
Not quite sure what to do with leftovers? Instead of reheating them or, even worse — throwing them out — get creative and start making leftovers delicious!
I'll be honest — I've never been a huge fan of leftovers. I prefer my food fresh and right out of the oven. Unfortunately, leftovers tend to be unavoidable, especially if you're cooking for yourself or for a small family. Let's look at some creative — and simple — ways to make the most out of leftovers. The goal is to turn them into a whole new meal rather than eating the same thing a few nights in a row.
Turn meat into sandwiches
Leftover steak, chicken or pork can be made into sandwiches the following night. Shred the chicken or pork for barbecue sandwiches or slice the steak to make your own cheesesteaks. Recipe ideas include:
It's a wrap!
Almost anything can be made into a wrap, including leftovers or items in the fridge you need to use up. We love the variety that a wrap offers — be it simple or complex, healthy or unhealthy — it's really up to you! Recipe ideas include:
One word: Soup
After a long, hot summer, fall is finally here. Fall screams pumpkins, sweaters, boots, lattes and, of course, comforting soups! Check out our ideas for turning your leftovers into a soup perfect for the fall:
Crazy way to make soup: Place random leftovers in a container in your freezer. Once full, dump into the slow cooker. Feel free to add in seasonings, broths and canned or fresh veggies to give it that extra kick it may need.
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