Eat Like Obama: The President's Favorite Foods

From Hawaii to Illinois to D.C., it's fair to say that a lot has changed for President Barack Obama. One thing that's remained unchanged? His appetite. We've got recipes to span his lifetime, from his childhood to his family dinners at the White House (12 Photos)

Jacquelyn Lumley and Kristen Aiken on Jan 21, 2013 at 9:30AM

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Eat Like Obama: The President's Favorite Foods

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President Obama's Favorite Foods

From Hawaii to Illinois to D.C., it’s fair to say that a lot has changed for President Barack Obama. One thing that’s remained unchanged? His appetite. We’ve got recipes to span his lifetime, from his childhood in Hawaii to his family dinners at the White House.

Before we share the President's favorite recipes, let's get to know his taste a little bit. The following is a list of some of his reportedly favorite foods:

Scallops
Tilapia
Cheeseburgers with Dijon mustard
Hawaiian-style pizza
Trail mix
Granola bars
Vegetables (especially broccoli and spinach)
Dentyne Ice
Hawaiian Plate Lunch (scoops of rice, macaroni salad, and a meat dish)
Chili
Raisins
Pistachios
Mac 'n cheese
Italian food
Mexican food
Pie

Information courtesy of The Obama Menu: Dining with Barack Obama by Taste TV/TCB Cafe Publishing, 2009.

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