17 Healthy Thanksgiving Leftover Coconut Oil Recipes

17 Healthy Thanksgiving Leftover Coconut Oil Recipes

Once in a year, after every Thanksgiving in particular, we are often faced with one common problem. That is the tons of leftovers hanging on the fridge.

This year, we’ll help you do something about that problem. Instead of throwing them all away, why not transform them into something healthy? Thanks to the efforts of other bloggers across the web, you will now learn how to use up those turkeys, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce!

Tasty 17 Thanksgiving Leftover Coconut Oil Recipes

1. Turkey Ramen | Beach Body

Who knew that all those Thanksgiving leftovers could be transformed into a hot bowl of ramen? Well, let’s just be happy because this is what Beach Body’s recipe teaches us. With ginger, miso paste, and soy sauce, you could create one authentic soup flavor that tastes impressively good!

Turkey Ramen

2. Last Minute Pumpkin Gnocchi | Peachy Palate

Worried about those leftover pumpkins? It’s no big problem. This recipe from Peachy Palate calls for pumpkins as a main ingredient. Better yet, it’s gluten-free and vegan because of coconut oil. If you also have cranberry sauce, you might want to top it to this gnocchi.

Last Minute Pumpkin Gnocchi

3. Leftover Cranberry Sauce Bread | Oh My Veggies

After a heavy Thanksgiving dinner, it feels great to have a light breakfast. With bread, cranberry sauce, and coconut oil, you can create this recipe from Oh My Veggies as easy as one, two, three! You just need to remember that the sauce has to be something homemade. Otherwise, you’d get a gross-looking result.

Leftover Cranberry Sauce Bread

4. Leftover Turkey Fried Wrap | Briana Thomas

Want to create interesting flavor combinations out of those turkey leftovers? Briana Thomas has the perfect recipe for us. It’s called Leftover Turkey Fried Wrap. With only 8 main ingredients, you can serve one nourishing dish to your family. Try it!

Leftover Turkey Fried Wrap

5. Leftover Turkey Yellow Curry | Stupid Easy Paleo

This recipe from Stupid Easy Paleo is the best cure for all those over indulgences from Thanksgiving Day. The combination of carrots, sweet potatoes, bell pepper, tomatoes, and organic coconut oil taste superb and incredibly unique.

Leftover Turkey Yellow Curry

6. Orange Baked Sweet Potatoes with Maple & Cinnamon | In My Bowl

Thinking of repurposing all those Thanksgiving delights? In My Bowl has a healthy twist idea you might want to consider. With only 6 ingredients, you get a flavorful smoothie every sandwich buff couldn’t help but sip!

Orange Baked Sweet Potatoes with Maple Cinnamon

7. Turkey Sweet Potato Hash with Stuffing Leftovers | Be Mindful Be Human

Be Mindful Be Human encourages us to be creative with those leftovers. Perhaps repurposing them into a sumptuous breakfast in the next day would be ideal. Let their Turkey Sweet Potato Hash with Stuffing Leftovers recipe inspire you. They just threw in the leftover turkey, uncooked sweet potatoes, and other veggies into the pot. The result looked really good!

Turkey Sweet Potato Hash with Stuffing Leftovers

8. Turkey and Yam Hash with Sage | Nourished Kitchen

Are those leftover turkeys consuming all the space you have in your fridge? Here’s a great recipe for you. Roast turkey is paired with fresh yams and garnished with a dose of sage for added fragrance. Like other dishes served as centerpieces during the holiday dinner, this hash is bursting with flavors. Plus, it’s nutritious!

Turkey and Yam Hash with Sage

9. Turkey Pot Pie | Fit Living Foodies

Fit Living Foodies shares a unique twist to the classic Turkey Pot Pie. It makes use of leftover turkeys and some cheesy Jalapeno biscuits. It’s pretty easy to make. Put the turkey into the casserole and throw in the green veggies and other ingredients. It’ll turn into something better than you expected!

Turkey Pot Pie

10. Split Pea and Turkey Soup | Traci D Mitchell

Unlike ham and split pea, turkey and split pea may seem like an odd pair. But actually, it is a great combo! Aside from that, it’s also the best turkey leftover solution! Let’s give credit to Traci D Mitchell for sharing this recipe.

Split Pea and Turkey Soup

11. Leftover Sweet Potato and Cranberry Rolls | The Beautiful Balance

If you’ve grown up with over-indulgences of the holidays, why not make this year different? Fill your soul with carb-rich meal like this shared by The Beautiful Balance. It’ll definitely be a hit in the family, so you might look forward to next year’s Thanksgiving.

Leftover Sweet Potato and Cranberry Rolls

12. Cranberry Turkey Monte Cristo | The Nourishing Gourmet

What to do with all those cranberry sauce leftovers? The Nourishing Gourmet has an answer. Turn it into a cheesy and sweet Cranberry Turkey Monte Cristo. Even if the holiday has passed, this meal will stay savory and sweet! Feel free to get creative though.

Cranberry Turkey Monte Cristo

13. Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Truffles | Healthy Food for Living

Are you tired and sick of the pumpkins in the fridge? Then these cheesy delights are worth preparing! Although this tastes nothing like pumpkin and cheesecake, the addition of coconut butter shell makes it extra special. Just store it in an airtight container to preserve its flavor.

Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Truffles

14. Thanksgiving Leftover Potato Pancakes | Nutritious Eats

Just 1 cup of mashed potatoes, stuffing, and turkey and you get to create this mouthwatering Thanksgiving Leftover Potato Pancake recipe from Nutritious Eats. What a great twist to the classic pancakes. A healthier option, we’d say!

Thanksgiving Leftover Potato Pancakes

15. Island Turkey Lava Tacos | The Prize of Cooking

Give life to the boring leftovers with this Island Turkey Lava Tacos from The Prize of Cooking. This dish is crunching with a wide variety of flavors complementing each other – coconut, fruit salsa, spicy lava sauce, and jicama.

Island Turkey Lava Tacos

16. Vegan Sweet Potato Pie with Whipped Coconut Cream Frosting | Pop Sugar

What would Thanksgiving be without Pumpkin Pies? After all, they make our holiday feast complete. But if you’ve had enough of that dessert, Pop Sugar has a better recommendation – Vegan Sweet Potato Pie with Whipped Coconut Cream Frosting.

Vegan Sweet Potato Pie with Whipped Coconut Cream Frosting


17. Super Easy Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Coconut Oil | Coco Treasure

We’ve come to the last part, but we promise you this one won’t disappoint. Our very own Super Easy Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Coconut Oil should spice up those sweet potato leftovers, literally! C’mon, just imagine those sweet potatoes drizzled with Coco Treasure’s Certified Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, salt, paprika, and cinnamon.

Super Easy Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Coconut Oil

Now, you might want to be thankful to have those Thanksgiving leftovers and coconut oil. With these recipes, you’ll have a whole week worth of meals! But if you’re thinking of ways to store the leftovers to extend their shelf life, we have some useful tips, too.

Tammie Burnsed

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Tammie is a freelance and creative writer who usually disparages the term “super food” but makes an exception for coconut oil. Her research for Coco Treasure has turned her into a verified coco-nut, and she’s made peace with that. Tammie lives in sunny California where she enjoys painting, writing and sharing all things beachy with her husband and two dogs.
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