6 Healthy Recipes You Can Make Using Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thanksgiving food isn't exactly known for being low in calories or fat, but we're proud to say we've found a way to make it such.

Use the healthy recipes below to really make your leftovers count this year.

1. Herb-Stuffed Turkey Breast

If you have more than enough leftover turkey, turn it into a lean herb-infused dish using THIS recipe.

Herb-stuffed turkey breast

(via Greatist)


2. Cream of Turkey & Wild Rice Soup

For those cooler days, cook up a pot of THIS healthy twist on classic turkey soup.

Cream of turkey and wild rice soup

(via Eating Well)


3. Crispy Turkey Tostadas

Whether your tostadas are homemade or store-bought, THIS recipe is the perfect quick and healthy dinner to whip up using leftover turkey.

Turkey tostadas

(via Eating Well)


4. Picadillo-Stuff Mashed Potato Balls

We can only speak for ourselves here, but mashed potatoes are easily one of the best parts of any Thanksgiving meal. If you wholeheartedly agree with that, then THIS mashed potato ball recipe is for you.

Picadillo stuffed mashed potato balls

(via My Recipes)


5. Sweet Potato Casserole Pancakes

Leftover sweet potatoes are great on their own, but THESE sweet potato pancakes make a mouth-watering addition to your breakfast menu.

Sweet potato pancakes

(via Cooking Light)


6. Turkey Bolognese

Pasta is always a good idea so THIS turkey Bolognese is the Thanksgiving leftovers recipe you've been waiting for. And for an extra healthy kick, you can sub zucchini noodles.

Turkey Bolognese

(via Food Network)


Thanksgiving and Halloween are usually the times we overdo it the most. Try a post-holiday detox using THESE tips.