Congratulations to our #HealthyKidsCookOff winners!

3 winning recipes have been chosen to be featured in a video for the City of St. Louis Department of Health! See our 3 winning recipes below!


Healthy Albacore Buddha Bowl


  • 1 1/2 cups cooked and cooled red quinoa  
  • 1 5-ounce can Genova Wild Caught Albacore Tuna (don't drain)
  • 1 hard cooked egg, halved
  • 1/4 yellow pepper, cut in strips
  • 1/4 cup shredded raw red cabbage
  • 1/4 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup drained and rinsed garbanzo beans
  • 1/4 cup black olives, chopped
  • 1/2 hot red pepper (or jalapeno) thinly sliced
  • black sesame seeds for garnish
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Put the quinoa into a small bowl.
  2. Remove the tuna from the can and place it in the middle of the bowl. There's no need to drain the tuna since it's packed in olive oil.
  3. Arrange the rest of the ingredients around the edges of the bowl.
  4. Whisk together the last four ingredients  (the amounts above are for one salad for the dressing) and drizzle over everything.


Apple Chicken Salad


  • 2 lean chicken breasts
  • 5 celery sticks
  • 3/4 red onion (medium)
  • 2 cups Greek yogurt
  • 1 small red apple
  • wheat bread for sandwiches


  1. Chop the chicken breasts, red onion, celery and apple into small cubes.
  2. Combine all the chopped ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Add the Greek yogurt and mix the ingredients together.

The salad may be eaten on wheat bread or wheat crackers as desired.


Green St. Louis Machine's Rainbow Salsa 


  • 5 tomatoes
  • 1 orange pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 mango
  • 2 cans of whole corn
  • 3 cups cilantro
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 lime
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cloves garlic.


  1. Chop it all up and enjoy!! 

Thanks to everyone who submitted a recipe. See all of the recipes below!