Extreme Makeover – Leftovers Edition


Leftovers used to make me gag. Unfortunately, I was too cheap to eat out frequently, and too lazy to cook a completely new meal every night. This caused internal conflicts. I had to find creative ways to enjoy eating at home more often. Here are some ideas I experimented with that finally convinced my taste buds to get on board.

Tortillas: I buy whole wheat tortillas for a healthier choice. They are leftover friendly in two ways:

Burrito (Pronounced: Bur-re-HEAT-o): Re-heat a leftover rice dish, beans, meat, chicken, pork, or stew. Dampen a tortilla with a little water on your finger tips. Slip the tortilla between a folded, clean dish towel and heat if for 45 seconds in the microwave. S


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3 Responses to Extreme Makeover – Leftovers Edition

  1. Mrs. Lentijo says:

    Ooohh…coconut cream soup is a great idea and sounds delicious. I’m going to make sure my husband reads that recipe….:)

  2. Shannon says:

    I think I might have to try a tortizza — it sounds great!

  3. Ann says:

    I don’t like to cook…except to reheat. Maybe this could change my mind? Then, my husband and I could swap nights! :) Thank you!

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