There will be many special meals during the holidays. The holidays are a time to bring out all those traditional recipes and enjoy those foods that only come around during the holiday season. But it will be normally the case that there will be plenty of leftovers to fill your refrigerator. Now you can use those leftovers to prepare yourself some tasty and healthy leftover meals.
Oatmeal is a healthy way to start your day. Oatmeal gives you the energy you need for the day and it’s quite filling to. Add some leftover cranberry sauce to give it a little extra boost. Add in a spoonful with a handful of shaved almonds and a sprinkle of cinnamon. This warm winter breakfast is loaded with antioxidant rich spices, good fats, and waist-whittling whole grains.
Most holiday meals include pumpkin pie for dessert. Well now you can use your pumpkin pie leftovers to create a tasty and healthy treat. Try making a pumpkin smoothie by combining a vanilla protein powder, pumpkin puree, cinnamon, nutmeg, a touch of maple syrup, banana and ice. You can have one in the morning to start your detox.
There’s a lot you can do with your leftover meats. You can wrap them up in lettuce leaves for some carb free lettuce wraps. This is a perfect way to fill up without over-stuffing yourself at the table and it can help you get back to your healthy diet
Frittata’s are a very popular meal choice these days. Well now you can use your leftovers to make the ultimate frittata. Mix in any of your leftovers with eggs and stick it all in the oven to make a frittata you can indulge in any time of the day. Eggs are a protein rich source of energy that will get you through your mornings or keep you satisfied at night.
Use your imagination to create more tasty meals from your holiday leftovers.