Wake up from your turkey-induced trance by tossing leftover sweet potatoes and turkey into this spicy dish. By using light coconut milk and no oil, you'll slash as much as 30 grams of fat and cut your sodium by a quarter.
Calories: 382 per 1 cup turkey and 1 1/4 cups rice
Lasagna is notorious for having a lot of cheese, which is high in saturated fat and cholesterol. This recipe calls for low-fat and reduced-fat cheese, making it a much healthier option. Throw in some spinach for a great source of fiber.
Pesto packs two metabolism boostersolive oil and pine nuts. Add that to the pumpernickel bread (a good source of Resistant Starch), the fiber-loaded apple, and the protein in leftover turkey, and you’ve got an easy-to-make, healthier club sandwich.
Open-Faced Turkey Sandwiches With Cranberry Chutney
Try this relatively light sandwich when you don't want a hefty version that will weigh you down. The Dijon mustard and cranberry chutney give it an extra zing you'll love, and the cheese provides a calcium boost.
Combine your turkey with cheese and Granny Smith apple matchsticks for a fresh and crunchy lunch. Fill the crispy radicchio leaves evenly with the apple mixture and turkey slices, and garnish with chives.
Assorted veggies freshen up leftover turkey in this healthy wrap. Cabbage and plum tomatoes are antioxidant-rich, and carrots provide a full day's worth of vitamin A. Spread one tablespoon of Boursin cheese on spinach or tomato-basil tortillas for added color and flavor.