I'm always looking for new ways to "sneak" veggies into my kids as well as reducing their sugar intake. This is the perfect way to accomplish both goals while the kids stay none the wiser. I've seen other sloppy joe recipes using carrots and thought, "Why not squash?" The natural sweetness from the squash eliminates the need to add sugar. What parent can't appreciate that? :) My daughter raved about this tweaked version of a classic kids' favorite--so much that she even asked for seconds.