Enter healthy lunch challenge

First lady Michelle Obama with Michael Prados, left, from Louisiana, and Ilianna Gonzales-Evans, right, from Washington, D.C., and others during the first Kids’ “State Dinner” in the East Room of the White House.

Published: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 2:42 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 2:42 p.m.

Children from across the nation will rub elbows with First Lady Michelle Obama, center, and dine off fine china at the White House this summer as part of a contest to promote healthy eating. The first lady is asking children ages 8 to 12 and their parents to create nutritious lunch recipes that represent each of the food groups for “The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.” The deadline to submit recipes is May 12. For more information, visit www.recipechallenge.epicurious.com.

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