By Day by day Mail Columnist
Published: 20:18 BST, 28 November 2013 | Updated: 21:24 BST, 28 November 2013
His spouse may be behind the nation’s greatest healthy-eating campaign, yet indeed the president is permitted one day off a year.
President Barack Obama is celebrating Thanksgiving with a calm family supper at the White House – where he will be devouring on a decision of nine pies.
The to begin with family will have a decision of huckleberry pie, pecan pie, chocolate cream pie, sweet potato pie, peach pie, apple pie, pumpkin pie, banana cream pie or, on the other hand coconut cream pie, The Slope reported. The determination offers three more pies than last year.
Savory dishes on the menu incorporate turkey, honey-baked ham, cornbread stuffing, shellfish stuffing, greens, macaroni what’s more, cheese, sweet potatoes, squashed potatoes, green bean meal what’s more, supper rolls.
Scroll down for video
Tucking in: President Obama (pictured in Nevada in 2008) will have a decision of nine pies at Thanksgiving supper in the White House today. He will too appreciate turkey, ham what’s more, macaroni cheese
The greedy menu would appear at chances with Michelle Obama’s ‘Let’s Move!’ anti-obesity campaign, yet she has beforehand surrendered that exemptions can be made on uncommon occasions.
Some past presidents have picked to spend the occasion at Camp David, the separated Maryland peak retreat, be that as it may the Obamas have picked to remain at the Official Mansion.
The visitor list for the private supper wasn’t made public, so it was not clear who would be making a difference the president, to begin with woman Michelle what’s more, little girls Sasha what’s more, Malia with all of those pies.
Ahead of the dinner, Obama called a few individuals of the outfitted powers to thank them for their benefit to the country.
Traditions: Obama makes a Thanksgiving Day telephone call to a part of the U.S. military positioned overseas, from the Oval Office this morning. He called 10 benefit individuals to say thanks
The White House said he talked to 10 benefit individuals – two each from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Compel what’s more, Drift Guard.
The White House said the president wished them what’s more, their families ‘a cheerful Thanksgiving’.
The White House Thanksgiving menu incorporates turkey, honey-baked ham, cornbread stuffing, shellfish stuffing, greens, macaroni what’s more, cheese, sweet potatoes, squashed potatoes, green bean meal what’s more, supper rolls.
For dessert, the family will have a decision of huckleberry pie, pecan pie, chocolate cream pie, sweet potato pie, peach pie, apple pie, pumpkin pie, banana cream pie or, on the other hand coconut cream pie, The Slope reported. (The determination offers three more pies than last year.)
His White House picture taker snapped an picture of Obama on the telephone in the Oval Office this morning, wearing a easygoing dim sweater what’s more, smiling widely.
The family’s devour came after a day of Thanksgiving traditions.
Obama proceeded an yearly family custom on Wednesday by making a difference to pack sacks of nourishment what’s more, disseminate them to the destitute on Thanksgiving eve.
Obama, Michelle, Malia what’s more, Sasha, what’s more, his mother-in-law, Marian Robinson, dropped in on the Capital Range Nourishment Bank (CAFB), one of the biggest serving the Washington area.
They put packs of sweet potatoes, onions, carrots what’s more, apples into reusable sacks individuals held open as they strolled by. They too given out little white boxes stamped with the presidential seal that contain M&M’s candy.
Obama wished individuals a ‘Happy Thanksgiving’ while Malia shook their hands.
It’s the third straight Thanksgiving that Obama what’s more, his family have made a difference out at this specific sustenance bank.Â
Helping hand: On Wednesday, Obama, Michelle what’s more, their little girls Sasha what’s more, Malia made a difference circulate sacks of nourishment to destitute youngsters what’s more, seniors at the Capital Range Sustenance Bank in Washington D.C.
Making peace: He too absolved the 2013 National Thanksgiving Turkey ‘Popcorn’ with Sasha what’s more, Malia
Earlier in the day, Obama saved two turkeys from the brackish water what’s more, the oven.
Obama exculpated Popcorn, who shared the arrange with the president on the North Colonnade of the White House on a cold, drizzly day.
An substitute turkey, named Caramel, too gotten a pardon, despite the fact that it did not have the advantage of a face-to-beak meeting with the president.
The turkeys will be on show at George Washington’s Mount Vernon Bequest what’s more, Gardens through January 6.
Presidents have saved turkeys off what’s more, on as far back as the Lincoln era, concurring to the White House. The to start with official absolve was allowed by President George HW Bush.
Share what you think
The remarks underneath have not been moderated.
The sees communicated in the substance above are those of our clients what’s more, do not essentially reflect the sees of MailOnline.
We are no longer tolerating remarks on this article.