Thanksgiving Leftovers: 3 Healthy Ideas!


You've eaten the turkey. You've gorged on the casseroles. You've been in your food coma. You say to yourself, "I never want to eat again." But, a few days later, your appetite returns to normal, and you might look at your refrigerator still stuffed with leftovers and think, "What can I do with these?" Try these 3 simple meals to get rid of your leftovers without simply piling them on your plate.
Turkey Tacos
turkey, pulled apart
diced onion
black beans, rinsed and heated
1/2 avocado, chopped
1 tsp. nonfat greek yogurt
whole wheat tortillas
Fill one tortilla with all ingredients, wrap up and serve!
Sweet Potato Casserole Soup
sweet potato casserole
veggie stock, to taste
1/2 cup peanut butter
chives, to taste
Take the leftover sweet potato casserole and dump into a pan. Heat with veggie stock, add a 1/2 cup natural peanut butter and heat until you have your desired consistency. Top with chives.
Turkey Shepherd's Pie
turkey, pulled apart
mashed potatoes
leftover veggies, to taste
soy cheese or low-fat version
Layer a casserole dish with mashed potatoes, leftover veggies, turkey and layer cheese on top. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly. 

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