Naima Winston

Naima Winston

2018 Kid Ambassador, Baltimore, Maryland

Naima Winston is a 2018 Healthy Kids Cook-Off Winner and 2018 Kid Ambassador in Baltimore, Maryland.

What excites you most about being a Kid Ambassador?

That I can teach other kids about their health and healthy foods that they can easily make.

Describe yourself in 3 words.

Loving, Clumsy, Smart

What is your favorite subject in school?


Why do you feel kids should learn how to cook healthy?

So that they can have a healthy life without any food-related health challenges.

How old were you when you started cooking?


Who taught you how to cook?

My mom.

What advice would you give other kids to cook healthy?

Not to use as much salt and sugar, also to use individual seasonings because the seasoning blends contain more salt in them.

What was your biggest cooking mistake or blooper?

Putting too much salt in my meat.

What is your favorite meal to cook (and eat)?

Shrimp Alfredo

What are your favorite fruits and veggies?

Cucumbers, broccoli, string beans, kiwi, strawberries, blueberries, and cantaloupe.