What left-over meal do you turn into a great next-day snack at work?

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Stevie - posted on 11/02/2011

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lasagna my partner loves it :) takes it to work for breakfast and lunch, curry i love it tastes better the next day. anything you fancy to be fair :).

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Amanda - posted on 02/27/2012

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homemade chicken fingers with dipping sauce. Just grab a few and that little bit is wonderful for a quick pick me up until dinner time!

Devon - posted on 02/08/2012

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A GREAT one is leftover chili--beef, chicken, turkey---re heated and used as a hot dip with healthy whole grain chips. Sprinkle some cheese on the chili too and warm up :)



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Annemaree - posted on 02/01/2012

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mini quiches

they nice cold or heated up my kids luv taking them to school in there lunch boxes

Rachelle - posted on 11/16/2011

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Meal for a snack? or just a smaller Portion of your meal? Take left-overs but just in a small Portion. something that tastes great cold. :)

Corey - posted on 11/14/2011

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Rachel Ray does this amazing Pilgrim Sandwich that I am dying to try this year!

Hajira - posted on 11/10/2011

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Chicken/beef curry (if you did not cook it with coconut milk). Cook it till the curry is dried out and the meat super tender. Great as sandwiches

Terrah - posted on 11/10/2011

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We usually slow cook a whole chicken on Monday with red potatoes. It's done and a meal when we get home with a side of rice. There is always enough leftover chicken to take with some potatoes and the next day make a chicken salad sandwich. The trick is to take it off the bone before you refrigerate it, it tastes better this way AND it makes it more likely that you will eat it left over because it's less work when you wake up in the morning to make your lunch! I hope this helps (-:

Lisa - posted on 11/08/2011

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how about, a tomato pasta, cook a tin of tomatoes until they are nearly puree, u ave to simmer them for about ten mins, add some herbs (mixed one teaspoon) add some elmlea (sterilised cream none fat) about four tablespoons or to taste. then leave on the side dont cook any more, in another pan bring to boil 6 mugs of water when boiling add 3 mugs of pasta (fusili or tagletelli) and cook for 15 mins (or what it says on the packet) and then drain once cooked and hen add the sauce and cook again for a2 mins it makes a nice eve meal and also it keeps in an airtight container in the fridge for 3 days so if u like it u can make a lot and then take it to work and eat it warm or cold. my sister makes tuna pasta, she cooks the pasta and then adds tuna and sweetcorn and she keeps that for 3 days in the fridge as she makes loads hope this helps xxx

Jennifer - posted on 11/07/2011

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Meat loaf sandwich, cold spagetti, leftover pizza, any kind of big pork, beef, or chicken dish (ie whole chicken, turkey, roast) cut up and on a piece of bread with whatever cheese and toppings you want.

Lin - posted on 11/07/2011

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Every now and then we do what I tend to call a "cold fondue". I have a 1 year old and a 3 year old, so letting them have access to hot cheese is a bad idea, so I make a cold cheese dip (bar of cream cheese, a jar of cheese whiz, and a jar of Old English cheese) and give them crackers, already-cooked meat, veggies, apples, etc. for them to dip into the cheese. Repack it with or without the dip for a healthier lunchable sort of thing.

Imamom2 - posted on 11/05/2011

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Meat balls (or vegi version for me) and rice pasta,,, I keep sauce and noodles seperate so next day (or two) can repurpose. You know cook it once use it multiple ways theory. Day one pasta and meat balls, Lunch meatball hero's,, day 3 pasta salad with vegis and a vinaigrette dressing.

BestMomma - posted on 11/03/2011

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Every meal! We always try to cook extra so we have lunch leftovers the next day. It is a HUGE cut down in cost.

Stacey - posted on 11/02/2011

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I love left over tacos, I turn them into nachos, just a few min in the microwave, YUMMMY!

Julia - posted on 11/01/2011

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I'm a big fan of the leftover pasta. My daughter loves her noodles so I make a big batch of pasta once a week and I get a couple of lunches out of the deal too.

Christine - posted on 11/01/2011

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I love left over spaghetti. That night or the morning after i'll throw a bit of spaghetti in a small bake dish, then ill top it with shredded cheddar cheese and throw it in the oven for 15-20 mins, let the cheese get a nice golden brown crust, take it out, throw it in a container for eating :)

Iysha - posted on 10/21/2011

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I make milanessas. It's like chicken fried steak but the Mexican version. It's real thin meat dipped in egg and breaded then fried. Its great in a sandwich or on its own with sides of rice, salad, or even pasta. It tastes better the next day cold =] Definitely my all time favorite left-over!!

Denikka - posted on 10/13/2011

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Just about anything.
Lasagna is great. So is just about any kind of meat, roast chicken, roast beef, etc. Make sandwiches out of it. You can reheat steak and potatoes in the microwave, you can do the same with spaghetti or homemade mac and cheese.
Stir fry or any kind of westernized Chinese food is also great the next day (I make fried rice, beef and broccoli and beef strips in marinade and have that for lunch for 3-4 days a week)
Just about anything can be used as leftovers :)

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