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Kids' State Dinner

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Watch Live: Monday August 20, 2012 at 10AM EST

On Monday August 20, 2012 First Lady Michelle Obama will be hosting the first ever Kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House welcoming 54 budding chefs to a formal luncheon in the East Room! The guests, who are aged 8-12, represent all U.S. states, three territories and the District of Columbia, and each of them (and their parents) submitted a healthy recipe as part of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.

The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge invited families to create an original lunchtime recipe that is healthy, affordable and delicious, and follows the nutritional guidelines of MyPlate. The winners were chosen by a panel of judges from the organizations that teamed up with Mrs. Obama on this initiative: Epicurious, the Department of Education and the Department of Agriculture.

The State Dinner will be live-streamed on this page starting at 10AM EST on Monday. And we’ll be featuring the winning recipes on Let’s Move over the next two months, so check back often.

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Behind the Scenes Judging of the Kids' State Dinner

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The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Cookbook

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