Try our favorite three recipes from the White House's Healthy Lunchtime Challenge


Who doesn't love chicken wraps? They're packable and grabbable and, with endless flavor combos, they never have to be boring. So it's no wonder that a whole bunch of winners from the White House's national kids' recipe contest, the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, made their own twist on the lunchtime classic. These were three of our favorites—take your pick and start wrapping! 

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Try 9-year-old Miranda Gallagher's Go Local Lunch

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Try 9-year-old Shakthi Ramachandran's Chicken Tikka Pita with Cucumber Raita

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Credit: Photography by Joseph De Leo

Try 12-year-old Lael Jefferson's Green Chicken Wrap

Hungry for more? 

Find 53 more winning recipes from the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge (one from each state, five territories and the District of Columbia) at Maybe they'll inspire your kid to get cooking, too! 

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For more mealtime fun, go to, Rach's nonprofit organization. You'll find recipes, tips for improving food in schools, and stories of people who are changing the way America eats. How cool is that?!