The sloppy joe gets a healthy, Manwich-free reboot in these yummy BBQ Turkey Joes.
Aside from the ubiquitous Mac and Cheese, is there any better kid-pleaser than the sloppy joe? It’s messy, it’s tasty and parents like it because it’s EASY! Are you wondering how much longer these will take you to make than say, opening a can and pouring? Well, I didn’t test this out (I should have though!) but the process of making this yummy sauce took all of five minutes and it pretty much rocks, people. Seriously.
Instead of using fatty ground beef and canned sauce (likely loaded with plenty of sodium, high fructose corn syrup and preservatives), I’m using a DELICIOUS, homemade, clean-eating bbq sauce and lean ground turkey! You really can’t beat it.
I figured this would be a great meal for this time of year when we’re all looking for “quick” what with school starting and all. Though I guess we’re always happy to have something quick and easy in our back pockets aren’t we? This also freezes really well and would be a great thing to make on prep day, divide into reds and toss in the freezer for whenever. **Word to the wise, if you happen to have a batch of my 21 Day Fix Barbecue Sauce already made, don’t throw it in here. For some reason, it just tastes way too sweet in this (to me anyway), so this is a modified version of that recipe with less sugar and more spices. YUM!
I hope you guys had a great Labor Day weekend, but if you’re feeling like you fell off the wagon food-wise, just jump back on right now and don’t you give it another thought! You can’t have your eyes on the prize if they’re looking to the past. It’s done, today is a new day, you got this 🙂
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