Nothing says thankful like making sure not a bit of your delicious feast goes to waste.

Americans throw away approximately 62.5 million tons of food annually according to a report from the Harvard Law School's Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Natural Resources Defense Council. Americans also waste more than $293 million worth of food during Thanksgiving, according to MarketWatch.

This holiday season, try to repurpose some of your leftover turkey and trimmings with one of these ideas.