Mylan and Disney Interactive Launch MyAllergyKingdom.com

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 Recently, Mylan announced the launch of a unique set of multimedia resources and events in collaboration with Disney. This launch signifies an exciting chapter between the companies aimed at raising awareness of anaphylaxis (a life-threatening allergic reaction). Together, they are working to bring engaging content and experiences to the millions of families in the U.S. managing potentially life-threatening (severe) allergies.As part of the effort, Mylan and Disney have launched … [Read more...]


Top 10 Places I’m Looking Forward To at The All New Disney Springs

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There are major changes coming to one of my favorite spots, the former Downtown Disney. So much exciting stuff is happening there! Here are my picks for the top 10 changes to look forward to  when Disney Springs is complete.In 2016, when completed, Disney Springs will double the number of shops and restaurants and grow to more than 1 million square feet, which means I am going to have to schedule a whole day during my trip just for doing DS!Top 10 places I am looking forward to checking … [Read more...]


New Allergy-Friendly Menus Debut at Disney World and Disneyland Resorts

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 Beginning April 14th Disney World and Disneyland resorts will have allergy-friendly menus at around 120 quick service and table service locations.“Over the years, the number of guests with food allergies and intolerances has continued to grow. In 2013 alone, our cast members assisted with more than 650,000 special dietary requests. These new allergy menus are another way in which we can provide high-quality, safe and more accessible alternatives, and the best possible dining experience … [Read more...]


Top 10 Healthy Meals in Disney World

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Are you looking forward to a trip at Disney but dreading the sight of Dole Whips and turkey legs because it’s not included in your diet? Have no fear. Many of us equate a vacation with decadent eating and indulgence. While there are unlimited options of that nature in Walt Disney World it should bring some comfort in knowing there are also many healthy options! Disney is known for accommodating its guests in any way possible and the menus are no exception. Regardless of the reason for your … [Read more...]


A New Bakery to Open in Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World

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The founder of BabyCakes NYC, Erin McKenna, has announced she will be opening a new bakery in Downtown Disney. It will open Feb 22 and the hours will be 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. daily.  It will be called Erin McKenna Bakery NYC at Downtown Disney. That is quite the title!This new bakery will have the same gluten-free and vegan options that she is known for in NYC and L.A.. This location will showcase a big selection of cupcakes, doughnuts, cookies, and bagels, with vegan butter etc.Her … [Read more...]


Food Allergy & Celiac Convention Comes to Disney World on November 22, 2014

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Do you have special dietary needs and love Disney World? The Food Allergy & Celiac Convention held on November 22, 2014 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort is the event for you!Hosted by Sarah Norris from Gluten Free & Dairy Free at WDW and Laurie Sadowski of the Allergy-Free Cook Cookbook series, this event is a one-stop shop for all things special diets, set in the most magical place on earth!The event will feature an expo area that includes some of your favorite special diets … [Read more...]


New Allergy Friendly Menus Being Tested at Walt Disney World

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Good news for Guests dining in Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts with Special Dietary Requests! Disney is continuing to make grounds for a new quicker, simple and efficient experience for Guests dining at Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts with special food allergy requirements.Starting next month, a few select Disney Dining locations will be testing new allergy friendly menus to help eliminate the need for a chef to visit the table during your dining experience, ultimately cutting wait … [Read more...]


2014 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Gluten Free Options

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This year's Epcot International Food & Wine Festival marks the addition of a new feature on the marketplace passports available to guests visiting the park during the festival -- gluten free menu item listings. In the past, Disney has released a gluten free map listing a few of the gluten free offerings for the Food & Wine Festival but this year will have a full listing of options for guests to choose from.Disney began noting gluten free booth offerings on the marketplace … [Read more...]


Top Gluten Free Cool Treats at Disney World

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 When it comes to summertime in Florida, the heat can be brutal – especially when you are touring the Disney parks. Cool treats are the perfect way to cool down in the parks, and as a gluten free guests, you’ll find plenty of gluten free options that will make you feel chilly in no time! Here is a list of some of my favorite gluten free cool treats.Fruit bars Frozen fruit bars are a terrific way to cool down while in the parks on a hot day. Served in a variety of flavors, these are … [Read more...]


Plenty of Delicious Disney Dining Options at the Disneyland Resort

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At Disneyland you will find all kinds of food. Anything from quick service snacks to high end gourmet meals.“We offer innovative cuisine from our award-winning chefs that match our guests’ desire for elegant dining,” said Gary Maggetti, director of food and beverage integration at the Disneyland Resort. “But you can still find the Disneyland classics, from the Café Orléans Monte Cristo to Plaza Inn’s fried chicken.”At the hotels, top award winners are Napa Rose at Disney’s Grand … [Read more...]