This post has been sponsored by Mom it Forward and Hillshire Brands. All opinions are my own.
We’re in a lunchtime slump around here. Most days I’m too sleep deprived to put anything too exciting together and my toddler is going through a weird eating phase where we never know what she’s going to be willing to eat from one day to the next.
My kids will eat just about anything if you put it on a stick. We changed things up this week and threw together a super fast and easy lunch that everyone was crazy about (and I loved that it was such a quick option). With a major twist on your traditional kebabs, these hot dog kebabs take all your favorite hot dog ingredients and layer them on a stick for a protein-packed lunch. What kid wouldn’t go crazy over that?
These were so easy to make that I put my kids to work making them and it was a great way for them to help out in the kitchen! We grabbed all the ingredients at our local Safeway store and I just chopped up the ingredients and set the kids to work.
Ball Park Hot Dogs, heated and sliced into large pieces
Hot dog buns, cubed
pickles, sliced in large pieces
These are so simple to make that I often have my kids put them together. Lay out all your ingredients. Skewer a piece of hot dog bun, followed by a piece of cheese, a piece of pickle, and a piece of hot dog . . . or any order you want. The cheese works best if it’s at room temperature.
These make a really fun (and quick) lunch and would be perfect served at a party.
For a fun variation, make these without the cheese and toast them on the grill.
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