MyPlate Kids' Place


Treat your taste buds to these yummy recipes created and tested by kids just like you!!

Garden Stir-Fry
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Chef Kaitlyn
from Minnesota
Zucchini Pancakes & Passion Fruit Smoothie
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Chef Sakari
from U.S. Virgin Islands

Sushi Salad
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Chef Nicholas
from Colorado

Wisconsin Solar
Oven–Simmered Chili

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Chef Liam
from Wisconsin

For the second year, the White House challenged America's junior chefs to create original lunchtime recipes that were healthy, affordable, delicious, and followed the nutritional guidelines of MyPlate. The 2013 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Cookbook contains all 54 winning recipes -- some of which were featured at the Kids' State Dinner at the White House. This event, which was hosted by President and Mrs. Obama, celebrated the ingenuity of the budding young chefs.thought bubble filled with MyPlate

Hungry for more recipes??

Try these award-winning recipes from the 2012 Healthy Lunchtime Chalenge Cookbook: Barbecue Cheddar Chickpea Burgers, Sizzling Tofu with Green Onions and Sugar Snap Peas, Vegan Sloppy Joes, Fish Tacos, Tapenade and Goat Cheese Sandwich, and Turkey Vegetable Soup.

And remember, when it's time to eat at home, at school, at a friend's house... Think "MyPlate"!

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