Instead of tossing out leftovers because your family doesn’t eat them, have a leftover night and make it fun! Come up with creative ways to make them interesting again:
- Transfer the leftovers to fancy serving platters and line them up along the table. Let specific family members fix their plate first. It could be oldest to youngest, the one who guesses the number first, the one with the best grades for the week, etc.
- Throw all the leftover meat into a skillet with some of your favorite marinade. Give it a funky name like “Mama’s Meltdown Mixup” and serve it with the leftover veggies.
- Find large potatoes and bake them in the oven. Scrape out the insides and mix them in a bowl with some of the tasty leftovers. Then stuff them back in the oven and top with cheese and bake another 10-15 minutes to make twice baked potatoes.
- Let one of the kids play restaurant and make up a menu and present it one at a time to each seated family member. Let them ‘order’ their food and let the little waitress serve the family.
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