6 Recipes for Healthier Ballpark Staples

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Ballpark food can be a huge swing and a miss when it comes to nutrition — but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a healthier version at home! The following six game day classics have been given a slightly healthy makeover, and you won’t strike out if you serve one when you have people over to catch the game this season.

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1. California hot dog

To accompany its hot dog recipeEating Well had a few pointers for purchasing the best hot dogs. Look for hot dogs that have 150 calories or less per serving, contain no more than 3 grams of saturated fat, and contain under 370 milligrams of sodium. With your healthier hot dog found, you can then grill and garnish a this twist on the ballpark classic.


  • 1 grilled hot dog
  • 1 whole-wheat hot dog bun, toasted if desired
  • 2 tablespoons diced avocado
  • 1 tablespoon finely diced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon alfalfa sprouts
  • ¼ teaspoon curry powder, or to taste

Directions: Place hot dog in bun; top with avocado, onion and sprouts and sprinkle with curry powder.

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