Easy and Fun Lunch Idea – Get Fueled for Back to School

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Are you looking for some delicious and creative lunch and snack ideas for back to school? Wouldn't this lunch bring a smile to your face? It's easy to make!Are you looking for some delicious and creative lunch and snack ideas for back to school? Do your kids love Ball Park® angus or beef hot dogs? The great taste has always been a favorite in our house. 

Get Fueled for Back-to-School and have “Fun With Franks” with this easy and fun lunch idea!


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Wouldn’t this lunch make you smile?

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Fun With (Ball Park) franks
Recipe type: Lunch
Serves: 1
  • Ball Park franks
  • 1 slice bread
  • 1 slice cheese
  • 1 hardboiled egg
  • fresh green pepper, sliced
  • grapes
  • grape tomatoes
  • Wilton color gels in black
  • toothpick
  1. Cook Ball Park franks in boiling water for 5 minutes or until hot. Let cool.
  2. Assemble your lunch by placing grapes and green peppers into the container.
  3. Use a flower shaped cookie cutter to cut a flower shape into bread and cheese slice. Place cut out bread into the container with the cheese on top of it.
  4. Cut a 1" slice off of the end of the Ball Park frank and place in the center of the flower.
To make caterpillar
  1. Cut a 3" section of Ball Park frank diagonally but not slicing all the way through the meat. Spread the meat out and slide a toothpick through the body keeping it curved.
  2. Add a small round slice of Ball Park frank for the head.
  3. Add color gels in black for eyes and mouth. Place into container with remaining Ball Park franks.


Get Fueled for Back to School at Albertsons

Head to Albertsons and “Get Fueled for Back-to-School” with my favorite foods from @TysonFoods:


Tyson foods at Albertsons Get Fueled for Back to School promotion


  • Hillshire Farm lunch meat:
    • Hillshire Farm lunch meat tastes tender and juicy
    • Slow roasted for hours
    • Double-sealed for absolute freshness
  • Ball Park angus or beef hot dogs:
    • The great taste of Ball Park has always been a crowd favorite
    • Cover all your bases with this delicious choice for both home and snack on-the-go
  • Jimmy Dean fully cooked sausage or fresh sausage roll:
    • Jimmy Dean sausage is so delicious, it’s hard to believe they’re so easy to make
    • Savory sausage with the perfect blend of seasonings, fully cooked and ready for breakfast
  • Hillshire Farm smoked sausage:
    • Beef, pork, and turkey come together for our slow-cooked Smoked Sausages made with natural spices. So you get a fully cooked,
    • Savory meal without the hassle.
  • Tyson Chicken Nuggets:
    • Crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside, made with 100% all-natural* ingredients.
      *Minimally processed. No artificial ingredients.

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