First lady Michelle Obama smiles as she is introduced at the kids’ “State Dinner” in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 9, 2013. The event recognizes 54 winners of a nationwide recipe challenge to promote healthy lunches representing all U.S. states, three territories and the District of Columbia.
First lady Michelle Obama will hold the 2014 Kids’ State Dinner Friday.
The event, which is in its third year, will recognize 54 winners from the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.
Contestants were asked to create a healthy, affordable and tasty original lunchtime recipe using the nutritional guidelines of “My Plate“. Some of the winning recipes will be served at the event.
Ten-year-old Maxwell Wix, 10-year-old Ester Matheny and 12-year-old Sophie Haga will represent D.C., Maryland and Virginia, respectively.
You can check out their recipes, along with the other winners, here.