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5 Ways With Leftovers: Turn Tonight's Dinner into Tomorrow's Lunch

First Posted: 11/02/2011 11:17 am   Updated: 08/31/2012 10:48 am


Leftovers (definition): those dreaded remnants of food relegated to the fridge, often forgotten and eventually chucked.

There is a remedy for this affliction many of us have: Take those boring leftovers from dinner and reinvent them into an exciting lunch for the next day. Leftovers don't have to be forgotten anymore. Instead incorporate them into your repertoire.

You can even plan ahead and make some extra chicken for dinner -- the leftovers will be great for a salad or sandwich. Take it to the office or pack it for your kids' lunch. You won't even recognize them as leftovers when you follow our great ideas. Our collection of recipes includes 5 dinners than can be turned into 5 lunches. The possibilities with leftovers are endless!

Country Herb Roast Chicken
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This Sunday supper staple is pleasing for the entire family. Roast an extra chicken to have on hand for the rest of the week. You can use it in a number of new ways, like salads or sandwiches.

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