Category Archives: Animal Kingdom

Vegan & Gluten-free at Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Satu’li Canteen

Disney World‘s new Avatar-themed land, Pandora, opens on May 27, 2017 at Animal Kingdom. I was lucky to catch a soft opening the day before. The Flight of Passage ride was absolutely amazing and is totally worth whatever the wait is. I was super excited the Satu’li Canteen was open because I knew they would have vegan and gluten-free options on the regular menu. Let me tell you – Satu’li Canteen is my new favorite quick-service at Animal Kingdom! The menu includes “Build-your-own” bowls. I…

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Vegan & Gluten-free at Tusker House – Disney’s Animal Kingdom

One of my favorite restaurants at Disney World’s Animal Kingdom is Tusker House. This restaurant is a character-dining experience with African-inspired flavors located near the Kilamanjaro Safari in Africa.

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Tusker House at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

My favorite place to eat at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is called Tusker House. This is a character buffet that offers African-inspired dishes. I have eaten before and love to come back, especially for breakfast and lunch.

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Have You Met the Tree Lady, DiVine?

  DiVine at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Have you ever been lucky enough to meet or see the character DiVine at the Animal Kingdom?  I first found out about DiVine from the book series The Kingdom Keepers and made it my mission to find her on my trip this past March. Luckily, I found her right after entering Animal Kingdom. DiVine is a character who is hired by Disney to help convey the park’s theme of teaching us that nature is invaluable.  She is painted green, walks on stilts, and is wrapped in…

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2015 Expedition Everest Challenge

This year was the last Expedition Everest Challenge ever 🙁  My first runDisney race ever was the 2013 Everest Challenge, so this race holds a special place in my heart. I convinced Nathan that we needed to run this last one and I am glad he agreed. 2015 Expedition Everest Challenge Everest Challenge Expo It was a quick trip. We flew down late Friday night, with a return on Monday afternoon. We woke up Saturday morning and headed to Animal Kingdom to go to packet pick-up. It…

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Tusker House at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Tusker House One of our favorite buffets on Disney property is located at Animal Kingdom. Tusker House is a character-dining that offers African-inspired food. We like to go to Tusker House for breakfast and lunch, because there are tons of vegan food offerings right on the buffet! It was a hot day outside while we were waiting for our reservation, so they had some water available. I love the hidden Mickey!!The chef took us around the buffet and explained to us what was both gluten-free…

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Tamu Tamu Refreshments at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Tamu Tamu Eats & Refreshments Located in the Africa section of Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a small counter service called Tamu Tamu Refreshments. Even though I love Tusker House so much, I can’t always eat there because of the price! So one afternoon I was looking for a quick place to eat and discovered Tamu Tamu. I was super excited that they had a vegetarian curry on the menu!When I was ordering, I asked to see the allergy binder and confirmed that the curry was both…

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Walt Disney World Jingle Jungle 5k

Welcome back to the Mickey Monday linkup! The linkup centers around a love for Disney, sharing that love and connecting with others. The hope is the linkup will help become a great place to turn to for Disney content each week and help all the bloggers participating by helping readers find that great mouse-eared content. Please look at the bottom of this post for the links and how to submit your own link. I’m co-hosting with John from Run. Geek. Run (disney), so of course…

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