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6 Creative Ways To Make Your Thanksgiving Leftovers A Lot Healthier (Photos)

If you're starting to get a little bit sick of piling gravy on top of leftover turkey and zapping it in the microwave, we don't exactly blame you.

As delicious as it is, eating the same food for days gets tiring.

Plus, we're going to guess all that alcohol, turkey, stuffing and pie have you feeling a tad disgusting right about now.

Here's where we come in. If you're up for a little more cooking, you can turn those unhealthy, boring leftovers into something amazing.

Here are six ways to make your Thanksgiving leftovers healthier and more delicious.

Healthy Mac And Cheese

Pinch of Yum

Pinch of Yum

And you were wondering what you were going to do with all that leftover butternut squash!

Get the full recipe from Pinch of Yum here.


Mashed Sweet Potato Doughnuts

Kudos Kitchen By Renee

Kudos Kitchen By Renee

Who needs more pie when you've got a batch of fresh-baked doughnuts?

Get the recipe from Kudos Kitchen By Renee here.


Leftover Turkey And Cranberry Sauce Salad

The Healthy Maven

The Healthy Maven

Chicken salad sandwiches are so last week.

Get the recipe from The Healthy Maven here.


Turkey-Vegetable Hash

An Edible Mosaic

An Edible Mosaic

OK, we'll skip pancakes for breakfast just this once.

Get the recipe from An Edible Mosaic here.


Wild Rice And Butternut Squash Salad

Heartbeet Kitchen

Heartbeet Kitchen

Seriously, how good does this look?

Get the recipe from Heartbeet Kitchen here.


Vegan Thanksgiving Wraps

In case you need a (really delicious) break from meat. Come on, we know you do.

Get the full recipe from Minimalist Baker here.

Happy feasting!

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Leigh is obsessed with all things health, fitness and wellness. When she's not writing about healthy ways to cook with pumpkin and the latest fitness trends, you can probably find her running along the East River or blending up a green smoothie ...
Leigh is obsessed with all things health, fitness and wellness. When she's not writing about healthy ways to cook with pumpkin and the latest fitness trends, you can probably find her running along the East River or blending up a green smoothie ...

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