Makes 4 Servings




¼ cup ketchup

1 clove garlic, grated

2 tbsp honey

1 tbsp  apple cider vinegar

3 tsp low-sodium soy sauce

1 ¼ lbs ground turkey

1/4 cup of fine diced onions

1/4 cup of peppers

1/8 cup of bread crumbs

2 eggs

¼ cup parsley, chopped

Whole wheat buns



Heat grill or grill pan to medium-high. In a small pot over medium-low heat, combine ketchup, garlic, honey, vinegar and 2 tsp of the soy sauce. Bring to a simmer; cook 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.

In a bowl, combine turkey, 1/4 cup of the barbecue sauce, the parsley and remaining ingredients with 1 tsp soy sauce. Form into 4 patties.

Lightly oil grill or grill pan. Grill burgers 5 minutes; flip and grill another 4 minutes, or until burgers reach 160° on an instant-read thermometer. (If adding cheese, place on burger after flipped.) Grill buns 1 to 2 minutes, until toasted. Serve with remaining barbecue sauce and


Apple-Celery Slaw (recipe below)


Apple-Celery Slaw-Makes 4 Servings



¼ cup light mayonnaise

2 tsp grainy mustard

2 tsp honey

1 tsp cider vinegar

2 ribs celery, very thinly sliced

1 Gala apple, cut into matchsticks



Mix mayonnaise, mustard, honey and vinegar until smooth. Toss with celery and apple.