Skip to comments.On Air Force One, No Lightening Up on Burgers and Cake
Posted on 06/28/2014 1:25:44 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
A blue-cheese burger with lettuce, tomato and garlic aioli, accompanied by Parmesan-sprinkled fries. Chocolate fudge cake. Pasta shells stuffed with four cheeses, topped with meat sauce and shredded mozzarella, and served with a garlic breadstick. Cake infused with limoncello. Buffalo wings with celery, carrots and homemade ranch dip.
Such was the fare served to passengers aboard Air Force One during a particularly grueling three-state day on the campaign trail just before the 2012 election. Not much has changed since.
Its American fare, in that its not going all arugula on people, said Arun Chaudhary, who was President Obamas videographer from 2009 to 2011. Its not aggressively nutritious.
To say the least. The food on Air Force One is well known among White House staff members and reporters for being plentiful in quantity and broad in appeal, but not always the perfect mirror of the nutritional recommendations coming out of the office of the first lady, Michelle Obama, who has made healthy eating and living her mission.
According to the Agriculture Departments MyPlate guide, unveiled by Mrs. Obama in 2011, fruits and vegetables should make up half of a meal. (White potatoes alone will not do the trick, as the first lady wrote in a recent editorial.) Mrs. Obama has also emphasized the need to reduce the consumption of sugar, salt and fat in her fight to improve school lunches as part of her Lets Move initiative against childhood obesity...
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I don’t eat anything on airplanes. Just Dramamine and Diet Coke.
We need a photoshop of Ø’s mug on King Julian from the animated Madagascar series.
So let them eat eggplant, Queen Michelle.
Another Freeper posted the following a long time ago, I’m just quoting that individual.
“Let them eat kale.”
My sympathies in your mal de l’air.
You can just tell Obama is the kind of person that could stuff his face from dawn to dusk and never gain an ounce. I bet that drives Michele NUTS.
I bet she stuffs her face with as much as possible while she’s on AF1 because then no one has to know that she does not eat as she expects others to.
Thank you. Also sea and car.
Now there's drool all over my keyboard.
Air Force One doesn’t seem to be in compliance with the Lunch Lady Program
Before she started her “Lets Move initiative against childhood obesity” it might have been a good idea to start her “Let’s move initiative against Moochelle obesity”.
That opening sentence gave me gout.
Broad, that's for sure...
Oh man ... that first paragraph has some really good-sounding food!
if anyone believes mooch follows her own nutrition and exercise demands on the rest of us, they’re lost.
When Barack and the crew gladly chow down upon a Chef Michelle menu, then I will believe she has the skillz.
One day, the chef will get pissed and serve them chicken and watermelon.
The food on AF 1 does sound good (if not kosher). I don’t begrudge the duly elected president and his family and guests to eat well. But can’t we make the sycophant reporters and their papers pay for THEIR SHARE??
Also, digestion would not function if every meal were half non starchy veggies and fruits. Half by what? Maybe volume. But we need proteins and starches and fats. A balanced diet should have at least a third of calories from good clean fats. I bet that Air Force one meal is pretty balanced and yummy.
It IS possible to produce lightened versions of many culinary classics that retain most of the enjoyability. But it takes dedication, imagination, and persistence to do it well.
And they’d probably devour it
I wouldn’t set foot on that plane with the current administration in charge if they served all-you-can-eat Wagyu beef and lobster.
I have a feeling the shoes on those young ladies cost more than my car.
In the U.S., it’s not unusual for a high-end pair of shoes to cost $2,000. (More than that is notable ... those are more “collectables” than everyday wear.) I’m not sure how that converts to European prices.
Mrs. Sarkozy and Crown Princess (now Queen) Letizia would think nothing of paying $2,000/equivalent for a pair of pumps. How the other half lives.
(Also, they’re in their 40s.)
Rabbit food is for the little people (school kids).
I’m in my 50’s, so “young” still applies. And boy, they don’t look like it, especially next to Aunt Esther.
Michelle doesn’t look old, particularly, in my opinion. She just looks slovenly.
She looks like a transvestite who once played football to me.
That’s her big shoulders and awful posture and carriage.
Look at her calves in the picture (which is Photoshopped, btw. She did wear that outfit to meet the royal family of Spain, but Mrs. Sarkozy wasn’t there and Princess Letizia was in a different dress.) They’re not any bigger than the other ladies’. Most of her problems are fixable with a change of clothing and movement.
No, she’s never going to have a bone-thin white woman’s butt, but neither are the vast majority of black or white women.
Her looks and physicality are the least of our worries.
And that’s the truth. As far as I can tell, she’s a person with a lot of rage and hatred, and way too much power.
I have always thought the same thing. I think it is one Of the reasons she appears to b so uncomfortable around him.
Heh! I assume the purse the young lady has cost more than my Kia. :-)
Nanny State PING!
Wifey swears by 'em....keeps a set in both cars and with the luggage.
Make that, “why are we being used to serve him?”
Was that kobe beef or 70% ground chuck?
"Now be careful you don't jackknife that rig
turning the corner like you did last time."
Canines worldwide welcome Mr Soreto's change in dietary habits.
The Big Mooch has a poverty of the soul.
She screws us out of one multi-million dollar vacation after another but still hates herself and who she is.
She blames us and America for her discontent but will never be at peace with herself no matter how much she steals from taxpayers and no matter how many innocent children she gets to boss around.
I agree. I know it would irritate me if I cared about such things. And if I were the FLOTUS, I’d care. I dislike Michelle Obama very much, I think she’s an anti-white racist, but I’m not 100% unsympathetic to her. She is a big gal and that can be a pain in a lot of ways.
Myself, personally, I was always resolved to never marry a man who was better looking than me. (How vain is that?!)
Moochie loves dogggies.
She’s against white potatoes, white sugar and white salt. What a racist! And I’m not trying to be funny. If all those foods were black they’d be on her “must have” list.
I’ll bet she’s going to be one big cow a few years down the road.
Ii agree with your comments. I really don’t consider Mrs. Obama overweight, she has a big frame. She will never b 5’2 and 100 pounds! I am sure it has been something she has struggled with her whole life. And being with super-skinny Obama does not help. Also, telling others how to eat is going to make them focus on your size even more so!!!
I agree..never marry a man better looking OR thinner.....LOL!
I love how people who think Columbus Day shouldn’t be celebrated chow down big time on Italian food.
Ill bet shes going to be one big cow a few years down the road.
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