Fire up the grill! It's finally barbeque season (oh, how we've missed you, food on buns and sticks), and we're all about leaner and greener grilling. Hot dogs, we're looking at you. Ditch the mystery meat and try these four less-processed, nitrate-free franks. For more grilling tips and recipes, check out the June issue of Whole Living.
Best Beef Hot Dogs: Plump and snappy, each of these classics has a modest 6 grams of fat. Applegate Farms The Super Natural Uncured Beef Hot Dog, $5
Best Vegetarian Hot Dogs: Full of garlic and onion, this seitan pick wowed even our resident carnivores. Field Roast Vegetarian Frankfurters, $5.50.
Best Pork Hot Dogs: A hint of honey lends these juicy pork-and-beef faves a subtle sweetness. Coleman Natural All Natural Uncured Franks, $6.
Best Chicken Hot Dogs: These lean links are made from pasture-raised birds and have a smoky flavor. Organic Prairie Uncured Chicken Hot Dogs, $8