Healthy Lunchtime Challenge rules

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press - Winners of the contest earn a chance to have a Kids’ “State Dinner” with first lady Michelle Obama at the White House.

The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge and Kids’ “State Dinner” contest is for kids ages 8 to 12.

Recipes entered in the contest must be original and should include something from each of the five food groups, either in one dish or in a main dish with a side. Judges will be looking for a tasty, healthful recipe that is creative and not too expensive.

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BETHESDA, MD- APRIL 9:
Kids winner of Peeps contest. Six kids from this Bethesda neighborhood collaborated on the 'What Does the Peep Say?' diorama, a parody on the YouTube sensation 'What Does the Fox Say?'.
Left to right:  Zachary White (9), Zoe White (11), Caroline Roberts-Gaal (12), Lauren Gates (13), Hugo Byrne (9), Zeke White (9).
(Photo by Rebecca Drobis/ For the Washington Post)

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