Kenai Peninsula Kid Wins First Lady’s Health Lunch Recipe Challange

First Lady Michelle Obama, Epicurious, the Department of Education, and the Department of Agriculture today announced the winners of a nationwide recipe challenge aimed at promoting healthy lunches as part of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative.

The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids’ “State Dinner” will recognize 54 winners, representing all U.S. states, three territories and the District of Columbia.

The White House said that the winner of the recipe challenge for the 49th state, was 9-year-old Rowan Bean of Seward, who was recognized for her “Alaskan Ceviche with Mango”

The winners will all attend a Kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House hosted by Mrs. Obama on July 9, where the group will join The First Lady for a healthy lunch, featuring a selection of the winning recipes, followed by a visit to the White House kitchen garden.

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