Best Healthy Recipes To Make With Your Thanksgiving Leftovers!

You made all kinds of delicious food for Thanksgiving and now you're stuck with 2 weeks worth of Thanksgiving dinners! Cooking is probably the last thing on your mind, but eating the same turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranberry dinner for the next several days also doesn't sound so great. Thankfully, there's lots of recipes you can make with your leftovers that 1. won't waste food and 2. you won't be sick of after day three! 

We've rounded up our favorite healthy (and easy) recipes you can whip up with all your Thanksgiving leftovers!

 

1. Stuffing Stuffed Mushrooms

 

Who doesn't love bite-sized snacks? These stuffing stuffed mushrooms are a great way to use up all your extra Thanksgiving stuffing. They take about 30 minutes to make and are the perfect snack to put out for your friends and family before dinner time!

 

2. Turkey Soup

Nothing is easier than throwing all the ingredients into a pot and leaving it to cook itself! You can't go wrong with a simple turkey soup - just throw your leftover turkey, wild rice, vegetables, and chicken broth into a pot and you'll have a healthy and savory dinner!

 

3. Roasted Carrot Coconut Soup

This one is a crowd favorite for a reason! Take your roasted carrots (and any other root vegetables you have) and give them a whole new life with this warm and savory soup. You can even freeze this soup and save it for another time!

 

4. Cranberry Sauce Overnight Oats

 

Even your leftover cranberry sauce can be made into a new dish! These overnight oats are an easy breakfast or snack option that requires minimal effort with it's no-bake recipe. 

 

5. Buffalo Turkey Salad Wrap

If you're not in the mood for a classic Thanksgiving dinner taste, try these buffalo turkey salad wraps that will use up your turkey leftovers without feeling like a heavy dinner. Just place some turkey, buffalo sauce, and other toppings on a lettuce wrap for a healthier version of a turkey sandwich!

 

6. Brussels Sprout Hash

Eating more vegetables is always a good idea...and sneaking them into a yummy breakfast is an even better idea! Take your leftover roasted brussels sprouts and turn them into a delicious and healthy hash breakfast

 

7. Cranberry Sauce Oat Bars

These cranberry oat bars are a delicious go-to snack to use up all your leftover cranberry sauce! They're sweet yet tart, and the perfect snack and healthy dessert for any time of day.

 

8. Mashed Potato Cakes

Light, fluffy, and flavorful - these mashed potato cakes are the best way to repurpose your mashed potatoes! They're pan fried to crispy perfection yet soft and tender on the inside. Pair it with sour cream to create a delicious appetizer!


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