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With school almost out, it’s time to start thinking of fun activities for the summer. Get your kids’ creative juices flowing with fun ideas like using twigs to make a natural vase. Just follow these easy steps for a beautiful new centerpiece.

Getting your kids to eat healthy is smooth sailing when you turn cheese and hot dogs into fun sailboats. Since you control the ingredients, you also control the nutrition. Use wheat or pumpernickel bread and add color as well as healthy fiber. Select your favorite cheese and hot dog—you can even go all-natural.

Then let the fun bubble over with new Kool-Aid Fun Fizz. It’s a fun, easy way to turn plain water into a fizzy, fruity drink. And right now you can try Fun Fizz free when you buy three boxes of Capri Sun. Drink in the fun and stay hydrated with these go-anywhere drinks.

Sailboat Hot Dogs
Use whole wheat buns, turkey hot dogs and low-fat cheese for a healthier meal!
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients:
4 whole wheat hot dog buns
4 turkey hot dogs
4 pretzel sticks
2 oz 2% cheddar cheese in block
2 oz Colby Jack cheese in block

Directions:
Optional hot dog toppings: ketchup, mustard, sauerkraut, relish

Grill hot dogs and buns. Place hot dog inside of bun. Top hot dog with desired toppings. Take block of cheese and cut into quarters and then triangles. Repeat cheese step once more with cheddar cheese and then with Colby Jack cheese, until you get 8 triangles. Place cheese into hot dog to make sails. In between the cheese place a pretzel standing up.

Nutritional Information: Calories Per Serving: 323, Fat: 19 g (3 g Saturated Fat), Cholesterol: 58 mg, Sodium: 914 mg, Carbohydrates: 24 g, Fiber: 2 g, Protein: 16 g

© 2010, Brookshire Grocery Co. Nutrient counts are rounded to the nearest whole number. All dietary and lifestyle changes should be supervised by a physician. All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.

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