Michelle Obama hosts kids’ lunchtime ‘state dinner’ at White House

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AP reports — At the first ever White House “kids state dinner,” first lady Michelle Obama told America’s top junior chefs Monday that the dishes they created are proving that fun eating can be “healthy and tasty at the same time.”

"Your recipes truly stood out," she said to an East Room filled with kids who won a nationwide recipe competition. "You came up with dishes that were packed with nutritious, delicious ingredients — dishes that are good for you but more importantly they taste good, too. See? It can happen."

The event was the latest effort in Mrs. Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign to combat childhood obesity with more exercise and a better diet.

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