STUDIO CITY (CBS) — Culinary students from Santa Ana Valley High School visited KCAL9 Tuesday to talk about ‘Cooking Up Change 2012’.

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The students shared their award-winning recipes, which they will recreate for a national contest in Washington, D.C., in May.

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They have created a lemon and spinach chicken dish, a Tuscan bean salad, and cinnamon poached pears for the competition, which requires students to invent healthy menu choices for their schools.

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For more information, visit the Healthy Schools Campaign.