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8 Tips for Bringing in More Earnings All Holiday Season

The holidays are the best time to shop with gift cards, even if you don’t participate all year long. It feels good to raise money for your organization during the season of giving—and it doesn’t require you to spend money on things you don’t want, or give money out of your own pocket. From garland to gifts that give back and everything in between, use gift cards for all your holiday essentials.

Chloe Wasserburger
By Chloe Wasserburger
on 11/27/19 5:07 PM
   

5 Ways to Use Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Emily Anderson
by Emily Anderson on 11/22/17 10:00 AM

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It’s the meal you look forward to all year long, and you always seem to cook for too many. What do you do with all the delicious Thanksgiving leftovers? While turkey sandwiches might be tasty, they can get boring and it may take a while to use up your leftovers before they go bad.

To prevent your feast from not going to waste, here are five different recipes that makes use of all your containers in your fridge from Thanksgiving. Don’t worry we didn't forget about the leftovers from dessert!

1. Turkey and Stuffing Muffins

This might sound like a weird combination, but it claims to be divine. Taking four ingredients that you most likely have from Thanksgiving Day, you can create a wonderful turkey and stuffing muffin. All you’re going to need is:

  • Turkey
  • Stuffing
  • Cranberry sauce
  • Gravy
  • Eggs

Mix these ingredients together, place in a muffin tin, and bake them in the oven until golden brown. Top them with leftover gravy and you have mouthwatering muffins that will taste like Thanksgiving in a bite.

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2. Turkey and Rice Soup

What screams winter more than a soup? What’s even better is a soup that contains the staple from your Thanksgiving meal. Have leftovers of this soup? Put some containers in the freezer for the days where you’re too busy to cook. To create this tasty soup, you’re going to need your leftover turkey, some vegetables, spices, and broth.

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3. Thanksgiving Dinner Casserole

A good way to use all of your leftovers is combining them in this delicious dinner casserole. Similar to Shepherd’s Pie, the layers of each ingredient gives you a bite of Thanksgiving day all over again. To create this masterpiece, you’ll use up your:

  • Turkey
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Stuffing
  • Along with other ingredients

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4. Thanksgiving Stromboli

Here is an easy way to incorporate all of your leftovers in one buttery, flaky, wrap. Simply wrap your leftovers in pizza dough and bake in the oven. Watch our video for a more details.

5. Pumpkin Pie Shake

Who doesn’t love dessert? If you have pumpkin pie leftovers, this flavorsome shake will have you wanting to make pumpkin pie all the time. The recipe is simple to make and only needs a few extras to your pumpkin pie:

  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Milk
  • Whipped cream (optional)

Mix in the blender and you have a delicious milk shake that the whole family will enjoy!

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So save yourself from your overflowing fridge and whip up one, or a couple, of these tasty Thanksgiving leftover recipes.

Next Steps:

  • Did you know you can raise money for your organization when you buy food for your Thanksgiving feast? Download our Scrip Fundraising Starter Kit to learn how.
  • Follow our Pinterest board for more leftover recipes.

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Emily Anderson
Written by Emily Anderson
Emily is a junior at Grand Valley State University studying Advertisement and Public Relations. As an intern at Great Lakes Scrip, she's enjoying being involved with social media advertising. When she’s not interning, she enjoys being a social media influencer.

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