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May 29, 2014 at 10:56 PM

Richard Sherman re-enacts rant for the sake of school lunches

Seattle Seahawks star Richard Sherman showed he can eat his words — for the right cause. During a White House visit last week, Sherman and teammates Russell Wilson and Earl Thomas filmed a video for First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to improve school lunches and fight childhood obesity. Spoofing his infamous “I’m the…

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July 8, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Kid chef from Woodinville heads to the White House

Photo courtesy of Yohko Kelley

Photo courtesy of Yohko Kelley

Sure, Michelle Obama has White House Chef Sam Kass and a host of other high-profile chefs to promote her goal that kids eat more healthful meals. But an actual kid? That’s where Amber Kelley of Woodinville comes in.

Amber, 10, is the Washington state winner of a nationwide “Healthy Lunchtime Challenge” to promote “healthy, affordable, original, and delicious” meals. On the strength of her “Nummy No-Noodle Lasagna,” made with thin-cut zucchini slices, she’ll dine at the White House and tour the White House garden with the First Lady and other contest winners on July 9.

“We thought it would be fun to enter and just see what happened,” Amber said before heading to Washington D.C. “I never would have dreamed of going to the White House.”

She’s already had plenty of experience in the kitchen, though — and in the spotlight.

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