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25 Creative Ways to Use Leftovers

Because who wants to cook a meal from scratch every night?! Not me! I love eating leftovers but also finding creative ways to use leftovers so I don’t bored with the same meal night after night. Enjoy these 25 creative ways to use leftovers and say goodbye to food waste!Because who wants to cook a meal from scratch every night?! Not me! I love eating leftovers but also finding creative ways to use leftovers so I don't bored with the same meal night after night. Enjoy these 25 creative ways to use leftovers and say goodbye to food waste!As fall routines start to kick in and we start to hibernate a bit more, it can be challenging to find easy weeknight meals to cook every night. But you don’t have to cook every night! Make big batches of your favorite recipes and then find ways to creatively repurpose them for meals the rest of the week. Take some inspiration from the recipes below!

Summer Squash Frittata via Jessica Cording Nutrition

Swiss Chard Potato Chive Frittata via The Foodie Dietitian

Loaded Potato Latkes via Your Choice Nutrition

Butternut Squash and Kale Pita Pizza via RDelicious KitchenTandoori-Style Chicken, Avocado, and Mango Salad via The Wandering RD

Carrot Top Pesto via Snacking in Sneakers

Spicy Lentil & Mushroom Veggie Burger and Vegan Sausage Hash via The Joy of Eating

Greek Orzo Chicken Soup via Liz’s Healthy Table

One Skillet Chicken Enchilada Quinoa Bake via Lively Table

Greek Salmon Gyros with Beet Tzatziki via The Foodie Dietitian

Zucchini Parmesan Waffles via Kroll’s KornerNot Your Mother’s Grilled Cheese via Live Best

Easy Egg Fried Rice via Erica Julson

Butternut Squash Breakfast Tacos via Lively Table

Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Almond Butter Cups via The Foodie Dietitian

Pot Pie Pasta Casserole via Kroll’s Korner

Acorn Squash Waffles via Snacking in Sneakers

Eggplant Chickpea Wraps with Gogi Berries via Desi-licious RDClean-Out-The-Fridge Fried Rice via Sarah Remmer

Everything but the Kitchen Sink Chopped Salad via Cook It Quick

Marinated Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Wraps via The Nutritionist Reviews

Thanksgiving Breakfast Frittata via The Foodie DietitianRoasted Vegetables via Nutrition to Fit

Meatloaf Egg Muffins via Live Best

Grilled Cauliflower Hummus Sandwich via The Foodie Dietitian

Tell me, what are your favorite ways to repurpose leftovers? 

I'm a nutrition coach and yoga teacher helping people to learn to love food again. I love cooking, taking pictures of my food and traveling around the world. Follow my blog for delicious, seasonal vegetarian recipes and simple strategies to bring more yoga and mindfulness into your life. And check out my e-book to learn how to improve your health through nutrition and yoga. Show me what deliciousness you make! Tag me @karalydonRD on Instagram.

Comments

  1. wow wow wow, so many great recipes! I’m dying to try the butter cups and zucchini waffles!

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