Are you a fan of leftovers? They don’t bother me, but it’s like pulling teeth when it comes to getting my family to eat them. They are not big fans.
When it comes to leftovers, I feel like there are two ways to handle them that aren’t wasteful:
Use them in lunches. Either myself or my husband “takes one for the team” and we eat leftover dinner food as our lunch for the next day.
Have a “leftovers” day scheduled into your meal plan. This past Sunday, an argument ensued as to where we wanted to go for lunch after church. This frequently happens, as the tastes of five different individuals differ. We decided to come home and eat leftovers. There were a small bit of leftover foods from 3 or 4 different meals. I heated all of it up, and each person was able to choose which leftover they wanted. None went away hungry, and my fridge got cleaned out in the process. Win-win.
What about you? How do you handle leftovers?