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CREATIVE IDEAS FOR FESTIVE LEFT OVERS


Enjoyed Christmas lunch but don’t want to waste the rest? here are some fun Creative Ideas For Festive Left Overs.

Homemade Pies If there was ever a time to pull out that roll of puff pastry that has been at the bottom of your freezer it’s now. Making homemade pies are a great way to get rid of a leftover festive lunch roast. An average festive lunch includes roast meat, vegetables, and potatoes. Slice up the meat and vegetables then add these ingredients to a puff pastry pie casing. Then add some delicious gravy and enjoy a delicious homemade pie. Bake them at 180’C for 12-15minutes or until golden brown.

Festive DIY Tacos DIY tacos are a great way to use up any left over salads and sauces as well as the roasted meat. Shred the left over roast meat, using two forks or a shredder, and mix it into a Smokey sauce to create a homemade pulled BBQ. Place the pulled BBQ and left over salads into some taco shells and you have a delicious and different meal idea.


Fun cake pops A fun way to use up the Christmas cake, which hardly anyone touched, is some festive brandy cake pops. In a mixing bowl break up the cake into a crumb add some extra brandy and icing and mix until a soft dough forms. Be careful not to add to much icing. Form this dough into balls and place them on a stick. Dip the dough into melted chocolate of choice and sprinkle with joy. Place them in the fridge and then enjoy.


It’s as easy as Pizza Make a quick 2 minute pizza dough , we love this recipe from all recipes.com. Choose your favourite left overs from lunch and top them onto the pizza dough then top with lots of mozzarella and cheddar cheese bake and enjoy. One of our favourite combos are Turkey, brie and cranberry sauce or glazed ham and mushroom. Shop here for all of your pizza accessories.


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