Healthy eating options at Disney World
Just because you’re on a Disney World vacation doesn’t mean you have eat unhealthy. Regardless of which resort or theme park you visit, there are healthy foods available at a variety of restaurants. For example, Animal Kingdom has a kiosk that serves fresh fruit, organic tea and other snacks with high nutritional value. Animal Kingdom’s best restaurants for healthy eating include: Harambe Fruit Market which serves fresh fruits & juices, the Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery has a fruit cup w/ yogurt, McDonald’s , Restaurantosaurus serves a mandarin chicken salad and veggie burgers, you can get a chicken caesar salad at Pizzafari, and diabetics can get a fruit smoothie with no added sugar at Tamu Tamu Refreshments. Of all of Disney’s parks, EPCOT is the easiest place to find healthy alternatives to the typical restaurant menu items at most theme parks.
With its wide variety of internationally-themed restaurants, EPCOT’s highly trained chefs will adjust meals for tourists on a gluten-free or dairy-free diet, as long as you tell the waitress of your dietary requirements when you place your order. If you’re traveling to Disney’s Magic Kingdom your best bet is to find a kiosk that sells fresh fruit or stop by Auntie Gravities in Tomorrow land, where you can order fruit smoothies. Another healthy stop in Tommorowland is the Noodle Station, which serves a vegetable noodle bowl with tofu, Teriyaki chicken and caesar salad.
Other healthy alternatives at Disney World include the Hummus Sandwich with tomato & broccoli slaw, Garden Galley Salad, Clam Chowder, and Vegetarian Chili, all served at Columbia Harbor House in Liberty Square. Should you venture to one of Disney’s waterparks, Typhoon Lagoon or Blizzard Beach, you can find healthy snacks at several concession stands. At Blizzard Beach, look for Lottawatta lounge, the Warming Hut or Avalunch, which serve chicken wraps and turkey wraps.
At Typhoon Lagoon, head to Leaning Palms for a Chicken Wrap, Mediterranean Tuna Salad, Caesar Salad, Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad, fruit cup & Fruit Yogurt.