Kids Healthy Cooking Competition

Stay tuned for 2023 dates!

All children in 4th or 5th grade that attend school in North Dakota and Western Minnesota are eligible to participate by submitting a healthy and tasty original recipe and video of their creation below. 

Please include an original recipe that you create (must include at least one fruit and/or vegetable).

Selected finalists will be invited to a live healthy cooking competition for a 1 hour match against other finalists on Saturday, April 23rd. All participants will be provided a pantry of items to cook with and will need to incorporate mystery food items in their dish. Dish creations will be judged by area chefs and community leaders and the winners will also be recognized at the Family Wellness Cooking for a Cause – Gourmet Gala.

Ages | 4th and 5th Graders



We need volunteers! If you’re interested, please contact Karsyn Wendt at 701-234-5996 or