What An 8th Grader Can Teach You About Eating Well

September 3, 2014 1:38 PM

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Find out how a 13-year-old's love for cooking and educating others led to face time with Michelle Obama and helped her start her own not-for-profit.

At age 5, Haile Thomas, from Tucson, Ariz., began her cooking career, helping her mother prepare the family meals -- but not the ordinary chicken-fingers-and-grilled-cheese kid fare. "My parents are from Jamaica, so I grew up eating oxtail and jerk chicken," she says. With her adventurous palate and...

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