“Bringing back family dinners one jar at a time”
My goal is to help bring families together again as a whole to the dinner table by creating foods that aid in preparing a quick and nutritious meals so the focus is on family bonding time, not food prepping time.
Growing up in a large family in North Dakota, me being the youngest of 11 children, meal times were important because we would communicate about what was happening on the ranch, reflect on our day and give thanks for our abundances.
I have a strong internal drive to help people become healthy and live long and prosperous lives. I am fortunate enough to spread my love with a plentiful garden, caring personality and have a knack for creating interesting foods. I am a busy mom of three beautiful sons and a lucky wife of an amazing husband, and keeping them healthy and happy has always been my most important job.
A few years ago my father passed away suddenly and I found myself canning everything in sight! I used canning, as strange as it sounds, as my coping strategy and gave it away as gifts to friends and family. The giving of my hard work and personal passion for healthful eating helped me through a really difficult time in my life I am continuing this tradition by spreading the love to the public with my Sloppy José Cooking Sauce.
I crafted this sauce with ingredients from my garden and received an incredible amount of praise and support from lucky taste testers! Recently I decided to take my love for healthy foods to the production line and 834 bottles later…Sloppy José Cooking Sauce was ready for the market.
My inspiration behind my Sloppy José Cooking Sauce came to me when I was spending hours in the kitchen making homemade enchilada sauce, salsa and taco sauces, I thought why couldn’t I just make one sauce that encompasses all of these ingredients? That is where it all started; a healthy, homemade, rich, robust, tangy sauce that tastes amazing and is also good for you!
I am so lucky that these wonderful, supportive and amazing businesses gave me an opporutunity to bring my first product in!
Here are just a few stores I am in currently:
These just a few stores! To see a complete list of all the stores, please check out https://barbarasspecialtyfoods.com/store-locations/