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First lady Michelle Obama talks with Illana Gonzalez-Evans, from Washington, during the Kids' "State Dinner," Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

First lady Michelle Obama talks with Illana Gonzalez-Evans, from Washington, during the Kids' "State Dinner," Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

First lady hosts kids' 'state dinner'

At the first ever White House

"kids state dinner," first lady Michelle Obama told America's top

junior chefs Aug. 20 that the dishes they cooked up are proving that fun

eating can be "healthy and tasty at the same time."