you know that symbol when you see it.
it means you are in the vicinity of some healthy, organic, and all natural goodness!
thanks to Applegate we enjoyed these healthy hot dogs for Dego's first birthday lunch. i had zero faith Chiso (the 4 yr old picky eater) would even take a bite of anything in that box but boy did he surprise us!
my lil' helper was so excited to unpack the goodies.
what's in there? only the best of the best components needed to build a BOMB, healthy hot dog:
- Sir Kensington's all natural yellow mustard & classic ketchup
- Applegate all natural, grass-fed, uncured beef hot dogs
- Vermont Bread Company Potato Hot Dog Buns
- meat thermometer
- 'you grill girl' apron
- oven mit
- the cutest Apple gate buttons <3
it rained cats & dogs outside that afternoon so my grill pan was perfect.
yeah.... i don't think i'll ever be boiling our hot dogs in water ever again. soooo much more flava this way.
stats per dog: 70 cals, 6g fat, 6g protein, 330mg sodium
ingredients: beef, water, and less than 2% of sea salt, paprika, dehydrated onion, spices (black pepper, coriander, mace, nutmeg), nutmeg oil, and celery powder. all recognizable stuff, right!
do you toast your buns? YOU GOTTA TOAST YOUR BUNS. spending just a little extra time on the minor details really makes an ordinary meal extraordinary! i added a little Earth Balance Buttery Spread before toasting.
per Chiso's request, we had an indoor picnic in the middle of the living room floor.
i walked out to the front porch to snag some thunderstorm lighting before we started though.
2% colby jack cheese, green onions, mustard, ketchup went on top of my dog!
so, Chiso ate 2 dogs all by himself! it's like pulling teeth to get him to taste ANYTHING new... so this was big.
next, CAKE! on the way home from the gym that morning i stopped by Whole Foods Market to pick up a mini cake for Dego and ended up with two! did Dego like it? check out our birthday song video below and see ;)
happy 1st birthday, big boy! this day was Dego's actual birthday, but we had another small, family party that following saturday. so, who wants their very own Applegate grilling kit while the summer is in full swing!?
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