NSLAI Supports the 2014 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge and Kids State Dinner

By   March 19, 2014
The Challenge

A healthy, delicious Kids’ lunch recipemy plate lunch 2

The Prize:
A trip to Washington, D.C. and the opportunity to attend the Kids “State Dinner”

Children 8 to 12 and their parents (or legal guardians) are invited to create and enter their best original lunch recipes inspired by MyPlate, the USDA’s user-friendly guide to healthy eating. One winner from each of the 50 states and U.S. Territories will be awarded a trip to Washington, D.C., and the opportunity to attend the Kids’ “State Dinner,” hosted by Mrs. Obama at the White House. These lucky finalists might also have their recipes served at the event!

Entries must be received by April 5, 2014 for a chance to win! To learn more about this amazing opportunity and to enter the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, visit: http://www.recipechallenge.epicurious.com/

The NSLAI Will Sponsor Ten Families
The NSLAI will sponsor ten families by providing the following:

  • A laminated “Shoot for 20 Stars” Placemat.  This placemat contains the AASDN star-associated food rating system which makes it easy for families to include the “Choose My Plate” food groups and makes it easy for families to rate the nutritional value of their “recipe”.
  • Portion Size Food Chart
  • Non toxic, washable markers

Contact us at info@nslai.org and request details.