Two teams of Templeton Middle School seventh grade students qualified as winners in the sixth annual Whipping Up Wellness Wisconsin Student Chef recipe competition.
The team of Mya Trafficante, Ella Packer and Stephanie Burg developed an original, student-friendly recipe – Creamy Potato and Vegetable Soup with Italian Sausage. The team of Alyssa Wick, Mikayla Giles and Emily Hokanson developed Cheesy Spinach Pesto Flatbread.
Both recipes included dark leafy greens and will be in the student chef cookbook published by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
Schools throughout the state submitted recipes created by teams of students in grades 6-12. Recipes were judged on nutritional quality, incorporation of dark leafy greens, use of culinary skills, ease of use by school food service, recipe presentation, recipe description and creativity. The contest was sponsored by Wisconsin Team Nutrition and healthTIDE.