Sloppy Joe’s

Why not take an old favorite and make it paleo? Check out this amazing Sloppy Joe recipe!


1 red bell pepper, diced

1 small sweet onion, diced

1 large carrot, peeled and diced

2 tbs olive oil

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 lb ground beef or turkey

1 15 oz can tomato sauce

1 6 oz can tomato paste

2 tbs honey

2 tbs lemon juice

1 tbs mustard

1/2 tsp dried thyme

1/8 tsp ground cloves

1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

1/2 tsp black pepper

1 tsp salt


1.  In a bowl, combine tomato sauce, tomato paste, lemon juice, honey, and spices.

2.  In  a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat.  Cook onion, carrot, and pepper until soft.  Add garlic and cook another minute.  Remove from pan and set aside.

3.  Brown the ground turkey or beef.

3.  Add veggies back into the pan and then coat with the sauce from the bowl.

4.  Stir and reduce heat to low.  Simmer 10 minutes until thick.

I like to eat my Sloppy Joe on a bed of lettuce! yum yum!


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The Paleo diet is simple yet remarkably effective for fat loss and halting or preventing a number of degenerative diseases. To reap the benefits of the most effective nutritional strategy known, one need simply build meals from the following: * Lean proteins (ideally) grass fed meat, free range fowl and wild caught fish * Seasonal fruits and vegetables * Healthy fats such as nuts, seeds, avocado, olive oil, and coconut oil Our 6 week challenge will help you ease your way into the Paleo Diet. Regardless of your fitness or health goals, you WILL look, feel and perform your best on the Paleo diet. For most people the fact the Paleo diet delivers the best results is enough. Improved blood lipids, weight loss and reduced pain from autoimmunity is proof enough. Many people however are not satisfied with blindly following any recommendations, be they nutrition or exercise related. Some folks like to know WHY they are doing something. Fortunately, the Paleo diet has stood not only the test of time, but also the rigors of scientific scrutiny. View all posts by hcfchallenge

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