Category Archives: vegan & gluten-free

Mama Melrose at Hollywood Studios

*This dining experience took place in August 2012* We went to Mama Melrose for an early dinner one day so we could get preferential seating for Hollywood Studio’s Fantasmic.I started out with the Mixed Greens Salad, with dried cherry vinaigrette and fresh pear. Lucky for me they had gluten-free pizza crust, so I got a vegetable pizza, sans cheese. It was ok, but nothing terribly exciting. Fantasmic was awesome, even though it was about to storm, and special seating was not very special at all. Oh well.…

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Liberty Tree Tavern

*This dining experience took place in August 2012* I was super excited to go to Liberty Tree Tavern for dinner. I had heard great things about the potato-quinoa burger. The burger did not disappoint. It was very tasty, and I would go get it again at lunch time. The thing that I was sad about was that I did not get any mashed potatoes or vegetables to go with it. I was quite bummed out that everyone else got to enjoy these. I did get…

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Art of Animation Resort

My new favorite hotel, and I haven’t even stayed there yet. We went to visit, and I was immediately enamored. The walls in the lobby were all drawings of Cars, Little Mermaid, Nemo, and Lion King. It was such a fun atmosphere. Even the pool is festive! Landscape of Flavors, the food court, is amazing. The chef was really nice. He pretty much asked what we wanted, regardless of whether it was on the menu, and made it for us. He even had gluten free…

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Tutto Italia at Epcot

*This dining experience took place in August 2012* The second night at Disney I had dinner at Tutto Italia in Epcot. Again, the chef came out to discuss what I could have. Pickings were a bit sparse because of the meat and dairy, but I was super satisfied with what I had. Gluten free pasta with the marinara sauce and a side of green beans. Let me tell you, the pasta sauce was probably the best I have ever tasted. EVER. I could probably subsist…

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Sanaa at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

*This dining experience took place in July 2012* The first night I ate at Sanaa at the Animal Kingdom Lodge. They do have a separate gluten free menu, so be sure to ask for one. Also, the chef came out at the beginning of the meal and helped me decide what would be the best things to eat. The first night I ate at Sanaa at the Animal Kingdom Lodge. They do have a separate gluten free menu, so be sure to ask for one.…

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Baby Cakes at Downtown Disney

*This dining experience took place in August 2012* In the heart of Downtown Disney, located next to Pollo Campero, is a small bakery called BabyCakes. Pretty much free of all allergens, I stopped there a few times for some tasty treats. Among the cupcakes, cinnamon rolls, cookies, doughnuts, and other deliciousness, I think my favorite was the cookie sandwich. Two cookies with a schmear of frosting in the middle. YUMMMM! Please like & share:

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Thai Peanut Sauce

Dinner tonight was so good. It was simple, fast, and tasty. Plus side, these are all ingredients I have around the kitchen. This sauce is definitely going to be made again and again.2 cups coconut milk1/4 cup Thai Kitchen red curry paste3/4 cup Natural Peanut Butter (the stuff that is just peanuts, with nothing added)1/4 cup tablespoons honey (or agave)2 tablespoons apple cider vinegarPut everything into a medium-sized pan. Bring to a boil, whisking constantly for about 5 minutes. Turn heat to low and simmer…

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