One of my depression-fighting favourites is salmon and tinned salmon still has the nutrients that protect and improve brain function. Tinned Salmon Fishcakes are a great way to use up leftover mash.
Leftover mashed potato is an opportunity to make delicious potato cakes. For this combo I’m using Parsley and Parmesan. Flat leaf parsley gives a bright note to this filling side dish.
If you have leftover chilli con carne then you’re in lucky because you can make Chilli Boat and Cheese Dippers. This is such a fun meal to eat and the kids love it.
If you have leftover roast chicken during asparagus season then this salad is a gift. The warm chicken and asparagus are beautiful with the cool bocconcini and fresh spinach. The self making croutons add a great crunch.
In the spring when I have leftover roast chicken I make this incredible Chicken Satay Noodle Salad for me and Paul. It is a texture sensation with a perfect balance of salt and spice.
I always make a double batch of mashed potato because it can be used to make another family meal later in the week. Parmesan is the perfect addition to make this classic side dish even more delicious.
Sweet and Sour Pork is an all-round family favourite. It’s easy to make this sweet and sticky sauce and the whole thing is ready in less than 20 minutes.
Lemon and parsley are classic friends that make this mid-week pasta dish bright and tasty. You can use fresh or roasted chicken so it’s a great way to use up leftovers too.
If you have leftover roast lamb then you have a chance to make this amazing warm salad. It’s so easy to put together and so easy eat.
If you have leftover roast chicken then this is a fantastically quick and tasty way to turn it into a weekday meal. Coconut Lime Chicken is a bright and creamy stew that you can pour over rice or noodles.