Delicious recipes to make with your Thanksgiving leftovers

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Thanksgiving is over, your tummy is filled and it seems as if everything around you is shaped like a turkey. While having friends, family and loved ones over for a delicious feast can be absolutely wonderful, it can be difficult to deal with the left over food.

Don't worry! The Lifestyle Collective bloggers are here to save the day and save you the effort (and sadness) of throwing out such delicious food.

Take a look through the slideshow for some tasty recipes to try out courtesy of your leftover Thanksgiving meal!

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What's better than Thanksgiving? The day after of course

Leftover Stuffing Waffles

"All the intensely savory, buttery, carb-tastic goodness of my very favorite Thanksgiving side dish is stuffed into a sizzling iron and made delightfully crispy on the outside, but fluffy and almost creamy inside, ready to tuck all the other Thanksgiving leftovers." - Two Red Bowls

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Turkey, Cranberry and Brie Panini

"Sometimes all leftovers need is one new ingredient and they're transformed into a whole new meal. It's Thanksgiving dinner in a grilled cheese sandwich, which is a win all around because Thanksgiving dinner takes hours to make and this sandwich takes 5 minutes, tops." - The Whole Bite

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Creamy Mashed Potato Soup

"I’ve done plenty of leftover Turkey recipes after the holidays, and while those are fantastic and always delicious I decided to change it up in this Leftover Creamy Mashed Potato Soup Recipe!  You don’t want to miss this one, it’s a keeper!" - Billy Parisi

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Mashed Potato Waffle Croque Madame

"I came up with these amazingly delicious waffle sandwiches to use up your leftover potatoes from turkey day!" - Colorful Eats

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Honey Mustard Turkey Salad Sandwiches

"If your turkey is already gone, you’d better have a turkey on your Christmas menu – because you’re going to want leftovers!! And I’m hoping that you have just a little bit left, because these sandwiches are so good that you aren’t going to want to wait until Christmas!!" - Taste and Tell

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Fried Chicken, Cornbread, and Mashed Potatoes Layered Cake

"We can’t really put into words how happy this cake makes us. After all, have you ever seen a cake that doubles as dinner before?! We’ll take it!" - Public Lives Secret Recipes

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