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Healthy Lunchtime Challenge & Kids' "State Dinner" Winners Over the Years

ALABAMA

2016: Lael Jefferson, Green Chicken Wrap and Fruit-tacular Salad

2015: Jay Wolanzyk, Alabama Fancy Fish Tacos

2014: Jane Battle, Veggie Spaghetti with Alabama Gulf Shrimp

2013: Kindall Sewell-Murphy, Kale Broccoli Chicken and Apple Salad

2012: Falcon Wiles, Alabama's Yummy Summer Soup

ALASKA

2016: Denali Schijvens, Wrapped Alaska Denali Style and Spinach Smoothie

2015: Sable Scotton, Deliciousness over Rice

2014: Michael Halpern, Maple-Pecan Salmon Delight

2013: Rowan Bean, Alaskan Ceviche with Mango

2012: Aaron Blust, Alaska Teriyaki Salmon Wrap

AMERICAN SAMOA

2016: Amelie Chen, Breadfruit, Taro, and Garlic Chicken Trio

ARIZONA

2016: Scarlet Summers, Scarlet's Southwest Barack-A-Bowl

2015: Nia Thomas, Oodles of Zoodles with Avocado Pistachio Pesto

2014: Cody Vasquez, Shrimp Tacos with Watermelon Jicama Salad

2013: Alexandra Nickle, Banana's Black Bean Burritos

2012: Haile Thomas, Quinoa, Black Bean, and Corn Salad

ARKANSAS

2016: Lily Radtke, Asian in Arkansas

2015: Aspen Smith, Arkansas Baked Almond Catfish

2014: Hart Irby, Arkansas Meets Asia Catfish Sliders

2013: Emma-Kate Schaefer, Confetti Spring Rolls with Orange-Cilantro Sauce

2012: Trey Sims, Kickin' Chicken Salad

CALIFORNIA

2016: Cannon Meiers, Cannon's California Rolls

2015: Aria Pelaez, California Rainbow Taco with Mic-kale Obama Slaw and Barack-amole

2014: Genene Savall Wedd, Ethiopian Kik Alitcha

2013: Rose Scott, Pork and Tofu Lettuce Cups

2012: Sean Reichbach, Sean's 3-Pepper Soup

COLORADO

2016: Hannah Skalicky, Hannah's Sweet and Savory Chicken and Peaches

2015: Rain Adams, Rain’s Turkey Chili

2014: Kiana Farkash, Grilled Salmon with Farro and Warm Swiss Chard Salad

2013: Nicholas Hornbostel, Sushi Salad

2012: Aidan Gould, Rainbow Salad with Black Beans, Homegrown Mint, and Lemon

CONNECTICUT

2016: Kalaya Moody, Springtime Lunchtime

2015: Hannah Betts, Hannah’s Eggy Potato Scramble

2014: Cecilia Vinas, Quinoa Chicken Burger with Kale and Potato Chips

2013: John Breitfelder, Quinoa "Risotto" with Shrimp and Kale

2012: Betsy DaSilva, Heavenly Lunch Wrap

DELAWARE

2016: Jamal Bin-Yusif, Caribbean Fiesta!

2015: Emilie Monnig, Spinach Power Salad with Mandarin Vinaigrette

2014: Roisin Liew, Chi-Irish Shepherd’s Pie and Get Your Goat Dessert

2013: Braeden Mannering, Tortilla Bowl Deluxe

2012: Jourdanne Latney, Stuffed Tomatoes

FLORIDA

2016: Olivia LaRochelle, Bountiful Florida Fish “BFF” Cakes

2015: Bobby Sena, Caribbean Delight

2014: Gabriel Medina, Fish Cartucho al Gabusho

2013: Nicole Medina, Summer Salmon

2012: Deborah Goncalves, ‘Triple F:’ Fake Fast Food

GEORGIA

2016: Jackson Kelly, Spaghetti Squash and Turkey Bolognese

2015: Corey Jackson Jr., Mango-Cango Chicken

2014: Mira Solomon, Grillin’ Out, Veggie Style

2013: Regan Matthews, Sweet Potato Turkey Sliders

2012: Haley Matthews, Stuffed Zucchini Boat

GUAM

2016: Grayson Giles, Quinoa-Crusted Katsu Curry with Cauliflower Rice

2015: Gracie Giles, Y’obama Yakisoba

2014: Lily Vinch, Mo-Rockin’ Monday Special

HAWAII

2016: Kaira Grace Pan, Poke Me Ke Aloha

2015: Luca Casano, East Meets West! Chinese Pot Stickers and Tuscan Salad with Aloha Sorbet

2014: Grady Garzo, ‘Aina Holoka’I (Feast for a Seafaring Voyage)

2013: Eleanor Cowell, Curried Chicken Salad & Taste of the Tropics Fruit Bowl

2012: Stefani Shimomura-Sakamoto, Scrumptious Salmon Salad Lunch and Strawberryana Smoothie

IDAHO

2016: Jacob Russell, Super Stars and Stripes Salmon Patty

2015: Josie Roll, Scrumptious Veggie Noodles with Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce and Chicken

2014: Katie Hebdon, K and T’s Amazing Tortilla Chicken Soup

2013: Adam Wirth, Veggie Barley Salad with Orange Honey Vinaigrette

2012: Elena Guylay, Fiesta Casserole

ILLINOIS

2016: Maggie Smith, West Wing Chicken with Secret Service Noodles

2015: Shreya Patel, Garam Masala Quinoa Burger with Raita

2014: Tess Boghossian, Licoln’s Inaugural Soup

2013: Taddy Pettit, Black Bean Wrap with Jicama - Grilled Corn Salsa

2012: Jonah Schaik, Jonah's Pesto Pasta

INDIANA

2016: Shakthi Ramachandran, Chicken Tikka Pita with Cucumber Raita

2015: Abigail Horne, Little Man Lunch

2014: Sophie McKinney Han, Sophie’s Healthy Coconut Chicken

2013: Lydia Finkbeiner, Sneaky Chili Surprise

2012: Alexander Aylward, Vegetable Quinoa Salad with Chicken

IOWA

2016: Lola Shorney, American Gothic Calzones

2015: Mary McFetridge, Mary’s Garden Farfalle Feast

2014: Anabel Bradley, Over the Rainbow Veggie Pancakes

2013: Corrine VanderGaast, Stone Curry with Brown Rice

2012: Ajani Patton-Imani, Yummy Corn Wraps

KANSAS

2016: Joey Heidari, Lentil Tacos with Cilantro-Avocado Drizzle

2015: Jasmine Dulan, Black Bean Burger withKale Chips and Jasmine’s Freeze Out Smoothie

2014: Jasmy Mavilla, Tangy Veggy Springetty

2013: Olivia Neely, Fun Mini Pizzas with Veggies & Cauliflower Crust

2012: Rori Coyne, Yummy Cabbage Sloppy Joes

KENTUCKY

2016: Will Bingham, One Bag Bluegrass Bake!

2015: Izzy Washburn, Shake It Off with a Turkey Roll

2014: Lucy Fairhead Hickerson, Around the World in One Bite

2013: Regan Strehl, Raisin Bran Muffins

2012: Myka Smith-Jackson, Perfect Curry Chicken Wraps

LOUISIANA

2016: Owen Osborne, Sweet Savory Dip-tastic Louisiana Power Lunch

2015: Samuel Davis, Sam’s Southern Savoring Salmon Supreme (S to the 5th power)

2014: Moira Doran, Muffin Tin Egg White Frittatas

2013: Brynna Robert, Sweet and Spicy Stir Fry

2012: Michael Prados, Fish Tacos

MAINE

2016: Scout Bookham, Quinoa Chickpea Salmon Rolls with Salad

2015: Leo Koch, Vegan Superhero Soup

2014: Sienna Mazone, Mexican Haystack

2013: Noah Koch, Vegan Powerhouse Pesto Pasta

2012: Annalee Carroll, Turkey Dumplings

MARYLAND

2016: Colby Trenor, Maryland Crab Lettuce Cups

2015: Braxton Young, Quinoa Crusted Spinach Tofu Pie

2014: Esther Matheny, Chesapeake Fish Tacos

2013: Emma Scielzo, Chicken Masala Wrap

2012: Samuel Hightower, Sizzling Tofu with Green Onions and Sugar Snap Peas

MASSACHUSETTS

2016: Abby Newman, Fit to Run Boston Marathon Cod-Potato Cake

2015: Aster Toole, Melting Pot Soup

2014: Yonah Kalikow, Quinoa Lentil Burgers with Kale Salad

2013: Shefali Singh, Shefali's Scrumptious Spring Rolls

2012: Rachel Goldsmith-Levitt, Tapenade and Goat Cheese Sandwich

MICHIGAN

2016: Ethan Yodzevicis, Super Stuffed Squash

2015: Eva Paschke, Fizzle Sizzle Stir Fry

2014: Elena Hirsch, Barack-oli and Mich-room Obama-let

2013: Jacob Hirsch, Picky Eater Pita Pizza Pockets

2012: Avery McNew, Apple Oat Balls

MINNESOTA

2016: Alexandra Steele, Alexandra's Refreshing Watermelon Salad

2015: Ava Nebben, Secret Service Pizza Delight

2014: Sophia Webster, Quinoa and Black Beans

2013: Kaitlyn Kirchner, Garden Stir-Fry

2012: Riley Sorensen, Stuffed Red Peppers and Banana Oat Stacks

MISSISSIPPI

2016: Aniya Madkin, Kickin’ Cauliflower Shrimp and Grits

2015: Bre Donald, Ground Turkey Flower

2014: Devlyn Williams, Quinoa Sweet Potato Boat

2013: Reed Lindsey, Pan Seared Mississippi Catfish on a Bed of River Rice

2012: Linda Martinez, Mississippi Tacos

MISSOURI

2016: Abhijith Jenkins, Tropical Vacation with Catfish and Quinoa

2015: Blake Koehr, Gateway Crescent

2014: Joshua Murphy, Asian Chicken Meatball and Cauliflower Rice Tortilla

2013: Henry Oates, Confetti Peanut Ginger Party Pasta

2012: Kyle Moore, Chicken Spinach Pasta

MONTANA

2016: Brooke DuCharme, Bison in a Field

2015: Colton Kuka, Hungry Brother’s Stew

2014: Chloe Long, “What! You Don’t Like Tofu?” Stir-Fry

2013: Joshua Garrigues, Healthy Vegetable Fried Quinoa

2012: Kayla Wayman, Kayla's Garden Chicken Pizza

NEBRASKA

2016: Lauren Hinrichs, Tasty Veggie Tacos

2015: Grace Brown, Fabulous Fish Tacos

2014: Zienna Peterson, Terrific Turkey Tacos

2013: Bence Brown, Terrific Tuna Casserole

2012: Aaron Beckman, Apple Alien

NEVADA

2016: Skylar McGough, Veggie-Packed Indian Lentils

2015: Jack Newkirk, Eggplant “Obama”san

2014: Grace Keating, Chicken and Grape Salad Lettuce Wraps

2013: Isabella Gross, Chex Chicken and Bellaberry Smoothie

2012: Alexea Wagner, Vegan Sloppy Joes

NEW HAMPSHIRE

2016: Jude VanderHooven, Teeny Zucchini Triangular Panini

2015: Ana Bernazzani, Corn and Turkey Meatball Lentil Soup with Whole-Wheat Pita Chips

2014: Jessica Bakas, Pan-Seared Salmon with Vegetables and Tricolor Salad

2013: Olivia Beauchesne, Liv's Curry Chicken Salad Sandwich

2012: Ella Barrett, Black Bean and Avocado Burrito with Pineapple Salsa

NEW JERSEY

2016: Gianna Malecki, Gianna's Salmon Paradise

2015: Emma Schramm, Crispy-Skin Salmon over Pasta with Garbanzo Bean Sauce

2014: Jacob Cook, Sweet-Patato-Crusted Turkey and Veggie Pizza

2013: Goldie Siegel, Hawaiian Turkey Sliders with Mango-Pineapple Salsa

2012: Tarteel Idais, The Golden Plate

NEW MEXICO

2016: McLean Knight, Green Chili Cheese Roll and Lime Jicama Fries

2015: Hannah Torres, New Mexican Style Layered Tostada with Cauliflower Tortilla

2014: Max Johnson-Jimenez, Southwestern Casera

2013: Louis Teich, Spinach Frittata

2012: Emma Kenney, Baked Chicken Wrap with Nectarine Avocado Salsa

NEW YORK

2016: Danielle Mazlish, Chicken Cheeseball Kabobs on Veggie Spaghetti

2015: Julia Rissberger, Spinach and Apple Salad with Blueberry Vinaigrette and Whole-Grain Cheese Pennies

2014: Michael Lombardi, Mike’s Chicken and Vegetable Dumpling Cups

2013: Peter Murphy, Super Rescue Soup

2012: Samuel Wohabe, Fish Fueled Pepper Rocket with Kale Chips and Quinoa

NORTH CAROLINA

2016: Mena Choi, Korean Lentil Patties

2015: Alexander Tschegg, Curried Chickpeas with Baked Tofu over Cilantro Rice

2014: Rajen Dey, Yummy and Healthy Kati Roll

2013: Vijay Dey, Spring Rolls

2012: Sydney Brown, Sydney's Homerun Meatloaf Burger and Baked Zucchini Fries

NORTH DAKOTA

2016: Stella Halverson, Red Potato Boat with 3 Bean Bison Chili

2015: Carter Cassola, Stuffed Peppers Delite

2014: Tegan Lancaster, Grilled Veggie Brunch

2013: Charli McQuillan, Asian Fajitas

2012: Logan Rosene, Logan's Favorite Turkey Vegetable Soup

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

2016: Fanai Staffler, Chicken Kebab Lettuce Wraps

2015: Claire Park, Rota Sweet Potato Salad with Grilled Chicken Breast

2013: Genzo Gonzales, Kangkung Pomegranate Salad

2012: Esther Huh, Pitaya Healthy Salad

OHIO

2016: Wyatt Rosengarten, Chicken Sausage Cauliflower Crust Pizza

2015: Sydney Mazik, S.S. Asparagus Pie

2014: Abigail Cornwell, Sunrise Tuscan Chicken

2013: Anisha Patel, Kickin, Colorful, Bell Peppers stuffed with Quinoa

2012: Logan Kendall, Shredded Veggie Wrap

OKLAHOMA

2016: Maya Jacob, Okie Pride Brown Rice with Chicken and Vegetables

2015: Riley Higgins, M’eggs’ican Quesadillas with Pineapple Dipping Sauce

2014: Ranger Lemaster, Smoky Southwestern Vegetable Dip

2013: Ogden Johnson, Taco De Camaron

2012: Harrison Booker, Power Pesto Pasta

OREGON

2016: Hannah Conte, All Kale Caesar!

2015: Phoebe Garrett, Phoebe’s Phish Tacos with Kale Chips

2014: Grace Wetzler, Healthy Stuffed Rainbow Peppers

2013: Audrey Russell, Salmon Fried Rice

2012: Robert Robinson, Veggie Pizza

PENNSYLVANIA

2016: Ava Terosky, Sunny's Omelette and Bo's Patriotic Parfait

2015: Sydney Tyner, Chicken Taco Tower

2014: Hannah Foley, Seafood Tacos with Lime Coleslaw and Peachy Salsa

2013: Ganesh Selvakumar, Lentil Spinach Soup and Mint Chutney

2012: Evan Clark, Falafel Wrap

PUERTO RICO

2016: Victor Junniel Rivera, Oat! My Tropical Pizza

2015: Felix Gonzalez, Wrap It Up

2014: Karla Gonzalez, Salmon and Salad Island Deluxe

2013: Aliana Arzola-Piñero, Yummy Eggplant Lasagna Rolls

2012: Ariana Lugo, Sushi for Kids

RHODE ISLAND

2016: Pablo Aizenman, Peace in the Middle East Soup and Salad

2015: Clara Aizenman, Mexican-Jewish Barley Pozole

2014: Kinnan Hammond-Dowie, Mediterranean Kebab Wrap with Cilantro Tabbouleh

2013: Samantha Mastrati, Italian Garden Salsa with Crunchy Chicken Tenders

2012: Caroline Cowart, Broccoli and Cheese Egg White Omelet

SOUTH CAROLINA

2016: Kiana White, Carolina Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

2015: Summer LaPress, Pan-Roasted Grouper with Carolina Gold Rice Salad

2014: Julia Pascoe, Carolina Chicken Chili

2013: Corbin Jackson, Bring it On Brussels Sprout Wrap!

2012: Lauren Kuperman, Fun with Lunch

SOUTH DAKOTA

2016: Josh Weissenberger, Catch of the Day Fish Tacos

2015: Griffin Storm, Storm of Deliciousness BBQ Chicken Soup

2014: Sabrina Swee, Hawaiian Kale Wraps

2013: Owen Kerkvliet, Hidden Veggie Lasagna

2012: Eva Farley, Miss Kitty's Egg Salad Sensation

TENNESSEE

2016: Leya Alani, Awesome Baked Falafel with Mango Salsa

2015: Evie Braude, Farro with a Tennessee Twist

2014: Lily Sahihi, Tennessee Tabbouleh

2013: Makenna Hurd, Makenna's Bodacious Banana Muffins

2012: Logan Guleff, Tuna Schooners

TEXAS

2016: Priya Patel, Tex-Mex Veg-Head Lasagna

2015: Jianna Garcia, Couscous Salad with Chicken, Artichoke, and Lemon Skewers and Tangy Texas Tzatziki

2014: Ariel Derby, Baked Falafel and Tomato Cucumber Salad

2013: Devanshi Udeshi, Slam Dunk Veggie Burger

2012: Michael Lakind, Bunny Bisque and Secret Service Super Salad

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

2016: Orin Hayes, Healthy Chicken

2015: Jalani Phillips Jr., Hurricane Salmon and Lentil Patties

2014: Ahlissa Pierce, Ahlissa’s Rainbow Caribbean Soup

2013: Sakari Clendinen, Zucchini Pancakes & Passion Fruit Banana Smoothie

2012: Gabriel Reed, Vegetarian Lasagna

UTAH

2016: Daniela Bergantz, American Flag Ravioli in Creamy Garden Sauce

2015: Indiana Coyle, Mix It Up Sushi

2014: Andrew Chardack, New Polish Potatoes

2013: Cecily Asplund, Lucky Lettuce Cups

2012: Lahav Ardi, Lentil Veggie Soup

VERMONT

2016: Miranda Gallagher, Go Local Lunch!

2015: Maya Elliott, Maya’s Delicious Vegetarian Little Lasagnas

2014: Iris Hsiang, Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry

2013: Colin Hurliman, Champ's Maple BBQ Turkey Burgers

2012: Laura Printon, Backyard Garden Salsa Tortillas

VIRGINIA

2016: Kathryn Duvall, Victory at Yorktown

2015: Simone Spalding, Rainbow Chili

2014: Sophie Haga, Chia Chicken Pitas

2013: Campbell Kielb, Orange Chicken Lettuce Wraps

2012: Madeleine Steppel, Fish Chowder

WASHINGTON

2016: Lukas Anderson, Salish Sea Kedgeree

2015: Simone Harvey, Teriyaki Chicken with Cabbage Salad

2014: Maliha Amarsi, This Fish Has Gone Nuts!

2013: Amber Kelley, Nummy No-Noodle Lasagna

2012: Arla Sutton, Salad Noodle Wraps

WASHINGTON, D.C.

2016: Elena Sotobashi, D.I.Y. Sushi

2015: Timothy Burke, Vegetable Confetti Spring Rolls

2014: Maxwell Wix, Healthy Grains, Squash, Apples, Sausage, and Kale

2013: Ingrid Lamberg, Inga Binga's Salmon Salad

2012: Ilianna Gonzales-Evans, Mexican Delight

WEST VIRGINIA:

2016: Grace Landini, Grace's Supermeal: Cool Couscous and Berry Healthy Dessert

2015: Reagan Blasher, Honey Baked Salmon with Spinach Quinoa, Pineapple Salsa, and Cucumber-Dill Dipping Sauce

2014: Adrianna Nelson, Magnificent Mediterranean Spotlight Peppers

2013: Jessica Wolfe, Spicy Tofu Lettuce Cups

2012: Alexis Nelson, Golden Moroccan Butternut Stew

WISCONSIN

2016: Raya El-Hajjar, Wisconsin Cranberry Chickpea Salad

2015: Anna Ganser, Mediterranean Rockin’ Roasted Vegetables in Cool Cucumber Boats

2014: Sarah Ganser, Amazing African Sweet Potato Stew

2013: Liam Kivirist, Wisconsin Solar Oven-Simmered Chili

2012: Finwe Wiedenhoeft, Barbecue Cheddar Chickpea Burgers

WYOMING

2016: Hannah Andreen, Chicken and Veggie Salad

2015: Dillon Andrews, Indian Tacos

2014: KyAnn James, Stuffed Pumpkin

2013: Breeze Petty, Scrumptious Chili with Zucchini Cornbread

2012: Grace Ratchford, Macaroni Casserole