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Sasha and Malia Obama’s Healthy School Lunch Menu


The young daughters of President-Elect Barack Obama will be eating lunches that are healthy and organic at their new school Sidwell-Friends. The lunch menu should be the envy of school cafeterias nationwide. Not only is the food nutritious, it’s stuff kids will actually eat and enjoy. The Obamas are known for eating a lean diet, so it’s possible the quality of food their daughters would be served during the day played a part in their decision.

Sasha Obama, the younger daughter, attends the lower school, where menu items this week included:

  • Snacks like zucchini bread or apples and cheese
  • French Dip with Au Jus
  • Chicken Fajitas
  • Spicy Organic Black Bean Tortillas
  • Yellow Rice
  • Roasted Veggie Melts
  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Cinnamon Orange Slices

Malia Obama, the oldest daughter, attends the upper school. Her lunch choices were much broader, and included:

  • Tomato Basil Soup
  • Market Pasta
  • Salad du jour
  • Organic Spinach Salad
  • Philly Cheesesteak
  • All Natural Nacho Bar
  • Spicy Organic Black Bean Nachos
  • Roasted Local Squash
  • Organic Baked French Fries
  • Pineapple Gratin

Hopefully other schools across the country will take a queue from the lunch menu of the new First Children and work toward incorporating much healthier school lunches, rather than the processed, sodium-rich foods currently being served.

Official Obama family photo via

Paparazzi image of Suri Cruise removed out of respect for the privacy of celebrities’ children and in line with Kristin Bell’s #NoKidsPolicy. 3/6/14

January 8th, 2009

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The NEW school lunch menu is the stupidest thing that was ever done...millions of dollars getting throwed into the trash and our children going hungry. The kids, parents and cooks are complaining about this change. How can this be healthy if the children will not eat it.

posted Oct 11th, 2011 8:54 pm

Susan Parlor

good job. This something positive and everyone should try to keep it that way. it is very easy to make a good effort into something thats the opposite by being overly critical and too anal on things that really should not be an issue.

Eating healthy should be priority to everyone. With the way our nation is going Obesity will soon be a leading cause of preventable death. And its really sad that in most cases this can be prevented by making those small but powerful lifestyle changes that Mrs Obama discussed in her initiative.

Lets get busy, get moving and get healthy..
i am with you.........

posted Feb 16th, 2010 11:24 pm


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One Response to “Sasha and Malia Obama’s Healthy School Lunch Menu”

edgar mcpherson
Feb 1st, 2009
12:51 am

thanx i really appreciate you telling us what sasha and malia’s lunch menu is, im pleased to see that it was the top news story over pirates in somalia.
ps – malia’s oinktails are chillz