6/21/2013

After more than 1,300 families with children submitted original, nutritious recipes to the White House's East Wing healthy recipe contest, 108 were evaluated by judges that included children, Department of Agriculture employees and Sam Kass, Michelle Obama's senior policy adviser on nutrition. Fifty-four winners will attend a "state dinner" at the White House next month. "This is an incredible opportunity to utilize the platform we have in the White House to incentivize kids to get engaged in preparing healthy meals," Kass said.

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