We are very pleased to pass on this opportunity from our friends at Healthy Kids Challenge:
We Challenge all 7th and 8th graders, individually or in groups, to "Stir Up Health" with MyPlate!
Teachers, Home Schools, Youth Leaders or Parents join Healthy Kids Challenge in its 10th year offering healthy cooking fun for 7th and 8th graders with the "Stirring Up HealthT" National Middle School Recipe Contest! Educational partners include Johnson & Wales University and Home Baking Association.
Kids learn basic food preparation and cooking skills they'll use throughout life, with this hands-on experience. Engage the kids you know to create or modify a recipe to make it healthier, using USDA MyPlate guidelines.
Contest is open September 1, 2011 - March 2, 2012 Winners announced March 30, 2012
Open to all kids currently enrolled in 7th or 8th grade
Check out Entry rules, contest categories, prizes at http://www.healthykidschallenge.com/content/kids-healthy-recipe-contest