Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you had the most wonderful day with your family eating incredible food, but now you’re searching for things to make with the leftovers right? This post is all about Thanksgiving leftovers for babies. A compilation of recipes that your whole family – baby included – can indulge in during Thanksgiving weekend, using the leftovers from the big day!
Don’t let a single scrap go to waste. Find an incredible recipe of your dreams in this list and best of all – share it with your baby too!
*Use your common sense with some of these recipes. Most of them are not recipes designed with babies in mind, but if you’re following baby led weaning, they should be fine to share. If the recipes contain salt, try to omit it where possible and take all usual precautions in terms of how you serve these Thanksgiving leftovers to your baby. Happy Holidays!
Quesadillas have been a huge hit with both my babies whilst doing baby led weaning and these leftover turkey and black bean quesadillas sound like the ideal leftover lunch! whip up a batch for the whole family and enjoy the gooey cheesiness!
These empanadas sound absolutely divine! Keep the green chillies in for Mom and Dad and make a few without for your baby. Puff pastry is a firm fave in tis household so make sure you stock up prior to the Thanksgiving holiday weekend!
Ditch the sugar and replaced the salted butter for unsalted and this recipe immediately becomes baby friendly. These scones make the ideal finger food for your baby and sound like an incredible treat to make with your Thanksgiving leftovers. Nom!
Delicious spaghetti casserole using leftover turkey. If you're looking for Thanksgiving leftovers for babies, then this has to be on your list! Perfect for a lazy Thanksgiving weekend and plenty for the whole family to share!
I'm a big fan of a curry and this recipe looks so good I am craving it right now. There is NOTHING better than leftover turkey curry in my book. Take it easy on the chilli powder and then add extra after you've served up baby's. Nom!
Frittata is one of those incredible baby led weaning foods. Felix ate so much frittata when we visited Spain last year that I continued to make it week in week out. This recipe uses lots of healthy veg and will feed the whole family the day after Thanksgiving!
Got some leftover cranberry sauce? We usually just chuck it away, but then I discovered this super yummy recipe that creates cranberry swirl muffins. Nom! A great recipe for your toddler or preschooler to help you out with!
Got a toddler who wants to help you create something divine with the Thanksgiving leftovers? This mashed potato nugget recipe is designed with your toddler in mind and is a great snack for your baby too. Win-win!
I love, love, love shepherds and cottage pie and this particular recipe has your freezer stash in mind. Create lots of little shepherd's pies, perfect for tiny hands and get your freezer stashed up with healthy dinners for your baby for the foreseeable future!