Despite its dubious nutritional reputation, the average frank actually beats a basic burger patty by about 100 calories (assuming you don't go the foot-long route; food shouldn't be measured in feet). Try organic, grass-fed, or uncured wieners, which tend to have less sodium. Then load up on fresh condiments like these. A whole-grain bun is another healthy upgrade, adding 3g of filling fiber.
3 tablespoons charred corn
2 teaspoons sliced green onion
1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons Mexican crema
1 tablespoon diced red bell pepper
1 teaspoon jalapeño slivers
1 tablespoon crumbled cotija cheese or queso fresco
How to Make It
Combine corn, green onion, lime juice, Mexican crema, red bell pepper, jalapeño slivers, and cotija cheese or queso fresco.