Disney World is very accommodating to allergies and food sensitivities. Guests on a diet will also find foods to fit their needs, such as staying keto. The ketogenic diet is defined as low-carbohydrate and high-fat diet. The name comes from the fact the diet leaves body in a state of ketosis which the body burns fat instead of carbohydrates. Learn 5 tips for eating Keto at Disney World.
Many guests start their day at Starbucks, and keto followers can as well. There is a Starbucks in each of the 4 main theme parks and 2 at Disney Springs, learn the Starbucks locations at Disney World. A black hot coffee needs no modification for keto, with the option to add coconut milk, soy milk or almond milk. However, an iced coffee can be made keto by ordering unsweetened with pumps of sugar free syrup. Sugar free syrup includes: Vanilla Sugar-Free Syrup or Cinnamon Dolce Sugar-Free Syrup. Good news for tea drinkers as all unsweetened teas at Starbucks are Keto-friendly.
2. Turkey Legs
Turkey legs are a delicious and filling snack, that is also Keto-friendly. Best of all there are various locations to find this perfect on-the-go snack.
Find Turkey Legs at Disney World:
- Magic Kingdom – Tortuga Tavern in Adventureland or Turkey Leg Cart in Frontierland
- Epcot – Fife & Drum Tavern at the American Adventure pavilion in the World Showcase
- Animal Kingdom – Yak & Yeti Quality Beverages in Asia
Buffets are a great option for anyone on a specialty diet, since a buffet offers a variety of foods and guests choose as they please. Consider one of these 15 Best Buffet Options at Disney World. Enjoy delicious meats, vegetables, seafood, cheeses and more.
4. Burgers & Salads
Most restaurants throughout Disney World offer burgers or salads. Burgers are made keto by simply avoiding the bun. Consider a salad with chicken as well, just beware of dressing used. Alternatively, guests can eat a hot dog without the bun, such as from Casey’s Corner at Magic Kingdom.
5. Order Snacks
Did you know you can order food from Amazon or Walmart and have it delivered to your resort? Bringing your own snacks is a sure-fire way to keep your ketosis status. Learn how to address your package for delivery when ordering outside items. Do keep in mind, you will be charged $5 for package pick-up from guest services.
Keto Snacks to Pre-Order or Pack:
- Sunflower Seeds
- Beef Jerky
- Flax seed crackers
- Low carb granola
- Variety of nuts
Learn more about Walt Disney World Dining and get suggestions for where to eat, how to use the Disney Dining Plan and more.