"Barack-oli" Obama and Other Favorite Presidential Foods

President Obama made an appearance at his wife's anti-obesity Kids’ State Dinner Tuesday to make an important announcement: broccoli is now his favorite food. To celebrate this breaking news, we imagine some of our other favorite presidents' would-be 'favorite' foods.

BREAKING NEWS: Barack Obama loves broccoli

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President Obama made an appearance at his wife's anti-obesity Kids’ State Dinner Tuesday to make an important announcement: broccoli is now his favorite food. To celebrate this breaking news, we imagine some of our other favorite presidents' would-be 'favorite' foods.

Barack Obama: Kale, Broccoli, Chicken and Apple Salad

We don't believe the broccoli thing for a second, but as long as Obama's being such a good influence, may we recommend this recipe from Kids' State Dinner Winner recipe from Kindall Sewell-Murphy (age 10)?

George Washington: Sweet Cherry Pie

George Washington's father wasn't too psyched when he found out that someone had cut down his favorite cherry tree. But if telling the truth hadn't been enough to earn his father's forgiveness, we bet this cherry pie would do the trick. Martha, get your mind out of the gutter.

William Howard Taft: Juice Cleanse

Apparently Taft was a "Steak and Potatoes" kinda guy, but for America's fattest president, we know it was secretly all about the juice cleanse. I mean, what better way to detox after a long weekend hunting with the boys than with a tall kale ginger carrot press? Just clean the stache.

John F. Kennedy: German Jelly Donuts

In 1963, JFK got up in front of a crowd of 450,000 Germans for his famous Cold War speech and pronounced, "Ich bin ein Berliner!" Contrary to popular legend, it turns out that this was, in fact, the correct way of expressing his solidarity with the citizens of Berlin. But Americans and Germans alike preferred to make fun of the second possible interpretation... "I am a jelly donut!" Here's a recipe for the tasty fried treat.

Ronald Reagan: Heinz® Ketchup Cake

Mmm, a dessert that's both delicious and nutritious! Because, of course, according to dear old Reagan himself, ketchup is a vegetable! It's a logical leap, really. Like lying under oath.