Eat Healthy With These Top 5 Disney Recipes

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One of the most essential parts of a Disney vacation is the dining experience. Disney World is known for its snacks, treats, and sit-down dining experiences. Regardless of which Parks you are in, Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, or Animal Kingdom, Disney can transport you through your taste buds.

There is nothing better than a refreshing meal during the hot summer months. If you’re visiting Disney World during this time, all four Parks have options to keep you feeling full and refreshed. In addition, to ensure you are eating nutritious meals that are also delicious. Now, Disney is releasing five recipes from the Parks that you can jot down to enjoy on your next trip or make at home! Even from the Disney vault, these recipes are guaranteed to make a fresh bite for any occasion.

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Our Famous Cobb Salad

Our Famous Cobb Salad is a crowd favorite from The Hollywood Brown Derby in Hollywood Studios. Originally created by Bob Cobb, the owner of The Brown Derby in California, this recipe makes for the perfect meal. This is the perfect lunch, dinner, or side at a bbq with so many components, from hard-boiled eggs to cubed veggies. Furthermore, it’s a great salad to prep and eat throughout the week with such light, fresh ingredients. The whole recipe for the salad and homemade dressing can be found here.

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Papaya, Avocado, Grapefruit Salad

Salad for breakfast? This delicious bite could be! Served up at Boma-Flavors of Africa in Animal Kingdom, this light and vibrant salad is perfect for keeping cool. Pairing papaya, avocado, grapefruit, yogurt, and honey is unique for any meal. Cool yourself down while walking through Animal Kingdom or enjoying it poolside at home. Fans can download the full recipe here.

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Plant-based Quinoa Salad

Another Animal Kingdom bite is this quinoa salad from Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery. Animal Kingdom is known to have a lot of options for those Guests that are vegetarian or vegan. This meal comes all the way from the Disney recipe vault and is fully plant-based. It makes for a great side or meal; bonus, it can be refrigerated for up to three days if you’d like to make it ahead of time. With simple ingredients, find the full recipe here.

Watermelon Salad

Watermelon salad just screams summer! This tasty dish is available at EPCOT for a limited time during the International Flower & Garden Festival. EPCOT’s watermelon salad pairs fruit and vegetables with a sweet and salty flavor, with pickled red onions, blueberries, feta cheese, and of course, watermelon. Enjoy for any meal with the recipe here.

Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

Another Disney vault recipe is appearing! This roasted beet and goat cheese salad can be found in EPCOT at Sunshine Seasons. With only a few ingredients “needed for this summer bite can be prepared ahead of time for quick assembly before serving,” Disney Parks Blog writes. A detailed recipe can be found here.

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Although there are only five options, there are so many fun ways to enjoy Disney foods from home. Which is your favorite recipe?

About Sarahfina LoFaso

Sarahfina is an author, and adjunct professor with a passion for writing and of course, all things Disney! Cinderella is her favorite princess and movie, both the animated and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s 1997 version. In close second place is Hercules, tied with Saving Mr. Banks. Sarahfina enjoys writing about the history of Walt Disney and all the parks, along with food, dining, and resorts. Her favorite ride is the Tower of Terror, and her favorite restaurant right now is the San Angel Inn, in EPCOT. Most importantly, her must-have snack every Disney trip is the controversial turkey leg, because it reminds her of her family trips as a kid with her grandparents.