Instead of dialing up a takeout restaurant the next time the thought of eating last night’s dinner makes you gag, remember this secret: “The key to making leftovers desirable is for them to not look or taste like what you had the night before,” says celebrity dietitian Ashley Koff, R.D. “While the ingredients are similar, your mouth and mind think they’re having something new.”
With a few additions and changes (and a little creativity!), you can take your meal from blah to brilliant. Here are six simple and stress-free leftover makeovers to get you started!