Category: Lunch Box Recipes

30 Ways To Use Leftover Pulled Pork

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So you made pulled pork or have leftovers from a restaurant. Now what? This post has 30 recipes for that leftover pulled pork! I have breakfast and brunch, appetizers, nachos, pizza, soup, main dishes, and sides included.

35 Recipe Ideas For Leftover Vegetables

Collage of various foods

Have leftover vegetables from a previous meal you use, or a few random veggies in your fridge? Here are 35 recipe ideas for using those veggies so they don’t go to waste! Breakfast, lunch, dinner, soups, and sides – this list has everything covered!

Quick Tomato Soup

Bowl of tomato soup with croutons

A quick and easy homemade classic that can be made entirely with ingredients from your pantry. Unlike its canned counterpart, it has way less sodium and no added sugars. I’ve finally jumped on the “What can I make entirely from my pantry during COVID-19 isolation?” bandwagon. I’ll still continue posting normal recipes, but you’ve probably

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Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

Chicken chili in a bowl

We had a rainy, chilly day last weekend. I needed to go out and run some errands, but I also had a couple of house projects I needed to start. A friend asked me to bring tools over to help her hang some things in her house, so I did that too. I wanted something

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Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup with peas, carrots, and green beans in a bowl

I came down with a bad cold a few weeks ago, and thankfully it only lasted for a few days. My wonderful boyfriend made me tea with lemon, honey, and whiskey, which I swear is better than any cough syrup out there. Being sick of course also called for chicken noodle soup. This also reheated

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Granny’s Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Cucumber tea sandwiches

I was talking to my mom about the menu for my party this weekend, and she suggested I make my grandmother’s cucumber sandwiches. She went on and on about how great they are. Unfortunately, I don’t remember Granny ever making these for me, so I had to take my mom’s word for it (and thankfully

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Pasta with Easy Homemade Creamy Tomato Sauce

Pasta with Easy Homemade Creamy Tomato Sauce

I needed something quick and easy to make for dinner the other night. I’d just been to Lidl, and I got a pack of tricolor fusilli pugliesi, which I really wanted to use. This recipe would be good with pretty much any type of pasta, though. This is definitely coming to work with me for

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Pulled Pork Burrito Bowls With Salsa Verde Chipotle Sour Cream {Partial Slow Cooker}

Burrito bowl: A bowl with rice on the bottom, topped with pulled pork, diced tomatoes, corn, black beans, cheese, green salsa, and sour cream

These pulled pork burrito bowls are perfect for dinner or to reheat for lunch. They’re loaded with fresh ingredients and complex flavors. The chipotle sour cream adds a cool heat.

Beef Stew: Inspired by Grandma’s Goulash

Beef stew

Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, which means I receive compensation if you make a purchase using the link (more information). I love my German grandmother’s goulash. I have the recipe, and I can come pretty close to making the real deal. We were supposed to get snow or rain today,

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Sirloin Chili (Dutch Oven or Slow Cooker)

Sirloin chili

This chili was perfect for the snow day we had here a couple of weeks ago. I let it simmer on the stove for several hours, but it could also be done in a slow cooker. The beef was super tender, and the chili had a lot of flavor. I’ve included instructions for either method below.

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