Creative Ways to Use Up Leftovers

Need some ideas on how to use up the leftovers in your fridge? Here are some creative ways to clean up food without wasting it!

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The food is food, and you’ve already gone through all of the trouble to create a meal for your family out of that food, so you might as well enjoy it until it’s gone!

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This is a weekly occurrence at our house. Usually, for lunch on the weekend, we pull out all of the leftover items in the fridge and set them out buffet style.

Have a leftover buffet.

Use your leftovers for lunch.

When I cook supper, I almost always make sure that we have enough for lunch the next day.



Stir fry doesn’t have to be  a collection of baby corn, broccoli, and thinly sliced meats; it can be anything you want it to be!

Make stir fry.


If you think your family will get tired of the same thing, simply stick the leftovers from your cooked meal in the freezer for  a later date.

Freeze leftovers for later.