02/24/2016 02:27 EST | Updated 10/03/2017 09:36 EDT

7 Leftover Recipes That Will Help Cut Your Food Waste

Now you don't have to eat the same thing for four days.

Even if you don't live alone, it can still be hard to find recipes that don't result in leftovers for days. Sure, you can freeze meals or save leftovers for lunch, but either way, that means eating the same food at least one or two more times.

In the infographic below by lifestyle website Happy To Survive, we learn how to make seven simple dishes using common leftovers. From oatmeal pancakes to a leftover pasta frittata to an egg and bacon pie, these chef-approved recipes will prevent you from eating the same thing over and over again.

Cooking a new dish using leftovers is a great way to cut food waste. According to food rescue group Second Harvest, Canadians waste on $31 billion dollars of food yearly, nearly 50 per cent of which is tossed from homes.

To cut back on your food waste, check out this list of tips for making the most of your food at home.

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