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RECIPES FOR THANKSGIVING LEFTOVERS

Got leftovers?! Coming off a holiday means your fridge is full of turkey day fixings! If you’re like me, you ate a ton the last 48 hours and are looking to cleanse your palate with non-Thanksgiving day foods. Plus, no one likes wasting foods so today’s recipes help you avoid waste without choking down another bite of stuffing.

This week’s new recipes:

** TURKEY WALDORF SALAD **

** SAMOSA MUFFINS **

Join me in the kitchen now to stay fueled. Both recipes are posted below.

TURKEY WALDORF SALAD

Ingredients: Here’s What You Need

  • 1 cup leftover turkey, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons mayo

  • 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt

  • 1 apple, cored and chopped

  • 1 cup seedless grapes, halved

  • 1 cup celery, diced

  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • Lettuce leaves for serving

Recipe: Follow These Steps

Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well and refrigerate for several hours before serving.

SAMOSA MUFFINS

Ingredients: Here’s What You Need

  • 3 cups of leftover mashed potatoes (or baked potatoes, mashed well)

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil

  • ½ medium onion, diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated

  • 1 teaspoon curry powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed

Recipe: Follow These Steps

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and lightly spray a 12 cup muffin tin.

  • Heat coconut oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft. Stir in ginger and garlic and cook for 2 minutes.

  • Stir in curry powder, salt, cayenne pepper and cook an additional 2 minutes stirring constantly.

  • Add peas and stir to coat well. Remove from heat and add mashed potatoes. Mix well.

  • Spoon potato mixture into muffin pan pat slightly in to help mixture hold together. Bake for 30 minutes or until tops are golden brown.

  • Allow to cool for at least 10 minutes before removing from muffin tin.


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Amie Koger

NASM-CPT, GGS-1, PN1, PN2
Nutrition + Performance Coach

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