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Ideas for Christmas Leftovers

Ideas for Christmas Leftovers

With the size of the average Christmas meal, leftovers are to be expected. Don’t let them go to waste. Here are some ideas for what to do with them. Make soup. Leftover ham, turkey, pork and beef can all be used to make delicious soups. Look up some recipes, or just cut them up and put them in the slow cooker with some leftover veggies and broth. The possibilities are endless. Use them on sandwiches. Among the easiest post-Christmas meals is the ham or turkey sandwich. Just cut off a slice, put it on some bread, add a piece of cheese and you have an effortless lunch. You don’t mind expending a little energy, ham salad and turkey salad are easy ways to change it up. Reinvent leftover potatoes. Plain baked, mashed or boiled potatoes can easily be transformed into a whole new dish. Add baked or boiled potatoes to soups or use them to make potato salad. Use mashed potatoes to make potato pancakes or add them to casseroles. Vegetables go far. Incorporate leftover vegetables into ...

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Christmas Week Menu Planner

Christmas Week Menu Planner

...  a nutritious yet simple menu for the week of Christmas. It’s designed to save you time, stretch ingredients and help make use of Christmas leftovers. I’ve also created a handy grocery list so that you can easily stock up the ingredients. By the way, if you can use more menu plans and meal planning tips, claim your free gift here. Sunday, December 23rd Lunch Tomato soup Grilled cheese sandwiches Dinner Slow cooker beef and mushroom stew. Get the recipe here and substitute baby carrots to save prep time. Cheese garlic biscuits. These are made using a biscuit mix to save you time. Baked ...

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