Kid Chefs rock the White House with these 10 veggie-packed recipes!

Kid Chefs rock the White House with these 10 veggie-packed recipes!

The White House and Michelle Obama recently held their “Healthy Lunchtime Challenge” contest where nearly 1,000 wholesome recipes were submitted by kids ages 8-12 all over the country. Winners of the contest representing each state, four territories, and the District of Columbia attended a “State Dinner” where The First Lady and President Obama celebrated the importance homemade healthy food.  Check out our favorite nutritious and delicious dishes from the contest.

1. Oodles of Zoodles with Avocado Pistachio Pesto – Nia Thomas, AZ

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2. Y’obama Yakisoba – Gracie Giles, Guam

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3. Garam Masala Quinoa Burger with Raita – Shreya Patel, IL

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4. Little Man Lunch – Abigail Horn, IN

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5. Vegan Superhero Soup – Leo Koch, ME

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6. Curried Chickpeas with Baked Tofu over Cilantro Rice – Alexander Tschegg, NC

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7. S.S. Asparagus Pie – Sydney Mazik, OH

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8. Farro with a Tennessee Twist – Evie Braude, TN

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9. Maya’s Delicious Vegetarian Little Lasagnas – Maya Elliot, VT

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10. Mediterranean Rockin’ Roasted Vegetables in Cool Cucumber Boats – Anna Ganser, WI

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