How Easy Is It To Find Allergy Friendly Foods At Disney's Flower & Garden Festival? + EPCOT Updates!

15 Th04, 2021
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In today’s vlog we head to Disney World to see how easy it is to find allergy friendly food options at the EPCOT’s Flower & Garden Festival! It was surprisingly pretty easy, we found gluten, dairy and nut friendly items and the menu options were pretty delicious as well. Gluten friendly menu items are notated on the festival passports as well as the plant-based items. You do have to ask the cast members if there are any nut allergy friendly items or dairy allergy friendly items at the booths but the cast members were super knowledgeable and happy to help when we asked. We had the bacon jalapeño spoon bread at the Honey Beestro, grilled baby veggies with hummus at the Flavor Full Kitchen, popsicle trio from the Refreshment Port and the vegan chorizo on fried corn dough and the taco vampiro both from the Jardin de Fiesta in Mexico. We also watch one of the in park mini seminars about photosynthesis and receive a free take home project. We end the day with a look at what's new around the park and talk about some of the new park news & updates! We hope you had fun hanging out at EPCOT today with us! Thank you for watching and we'll see you tomorrow with a new vid!
Other vids we mentioned or you might like!-
The one where we showed the Leave a Legacy walls!-
Learning about the purple martin birds on the Behind the Seeds Tour!-
Our full EPCOT vlogs playlist!-
Our last trip to EPCOT's Flower & Garden fest to try the Garden Graze plant based food trail!-
Our full theme park food review vlog playlist!-
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  • Hey everyone! We've been getting comments about the allergy friendly food options at the parks so we wanted to see how easy it was to find those foods at the Flower & Garden Festival, what did you think? Would you like to see more vids like this? Let us know! Thank you for watching! Also, check out these other vids you might like! The one where we showed the Leave a Legacy walls!- Learning about the purple martin birds on the Behind the Seeds Tour!- Our full EPCOT vlogs playlist!- Our last trip to EPCOT's Flower & Garden fest to try the Garden Graze plant based food trail!- Our full theme park food review vlog playlist!-

    TheTimTrackerTheTimTracker22 ngày trước
    • Hi! As someone with serious food allergies, I really appreciate videos like this. They are very informative and quite helpful in the process of planning ahead for things. Food allergy awareness can be hard to come by and it means a lot that you guys chose to do an entire video on it. I'd love it if you could do similar things for other theme parks in the Orlando area!! Thanks for being awesome!

      Musical ErikaMusical Erika7 ngày trước
    • Very much so! Thanks for the inclusive video!!

      Heidi ChristiansonHeidi Christianson16 ngày trước
    • @TheTimeTracker - Please create videos at all four Disney Parks for people with food allergies. Our daughter has severe peanut and tree nut allergies, so it would be nice to see what different options are available around the parks for her. Maybe you can also do a Food Allergy Friendly Extravaganza at Disney Springs.

      Mark LaytonMark Layton17 ngày trước
    • @caroline miller No worries! In this case the person I was responding to said they had celiac.

      KicapuKicapu19 ngày trước
    • @Kicapu just a misunderstanding. I was talking about celiac not being an allergy. I know it is not. My niece has celiac. my son has wheat, barley, rye allergy. Two completely different things. When someone talks about a gluten allergy they could be referring to an actual allergy and not just celiac. That’s why we always make sure to explain and correct if someone calls my son’s wheat barley rye allergy a GLUTEN allergy.

      caroline millercaroline miller19 ngày trước
  • I appreciate you guys making this video so much as a lactose intolerant person! 💗 Thank you for your amazing work !

    Aya WardAya Ward3 ngày trước
  • I agree, the vampiro taco was so good! I opened it up and put the corn side in the taco. Yum!

    Suzi QSuzi Q11 ngày trước
  • Thank you!!! The allergy friendly foods are soo important to people like me who struggle with finding food I can eat

    Marina SpitzMarina Spitz12 ngày trước
  • Thank you so much for highlighting allergy foods in the parks! I would love to see more videos like this not only at Disney but other theme parks or even restaurants in the area! Thanks again!! ☺️

    Grace MillerGrace Miller12 ngày trước
  • As someone who is gluten free - I love love love this video and you guys for making it. Thank you!

    Cailey MorganCailey Morgan14 ngày trước
  • this was so helpful! i’m celiac and my mom & brother are as well but we’re also huge foodies so it’s nice to know that we won’t be disappointed when we get to EPCOT in mid May! maybe we’ll run into you :-)

    Cam CecilCam Cecil14 ngày trước
  • Tim and Jenn quick question does Jackson have an allergies?

    Alli ReynoldsAlli Reynolds14 ngày trước
  • If that beetle landed on me you would have thought a black widow landed on me 😂😂

    katarena nicolekatarena nicole15 ngày trước
  • My last trip to WDW 4 years ago was the best by far because it was so easy to find things to eat, I felt like I could spend less time worrying about meal times and more time just enjoying being there. Can't wait for my next trip.

    Dee LunastelleDee Lunastelle17 ngày trước
  • popsicles looked really good

    MaryJo MarchMaryJo March17 ngày trước
  • This is very helpful I have allergies up the yin yang

    Jasmine FrichtlJasmine Frichtl18 ngày trước
  • Just a note. Coconut is not a nut so it wouldn't be part of a nut allergy. 😁

    Heather JenningsHeather Jennings18 ngày trước

    CapShotzCapShotz18 ngày trước
  • The beetle lmao that is so me haha!!! "Welcome to the world" then it crawled in your shirt haha!!! And that is super neat with the activity home kit can't wait to see that with you and Jackson!!! The food looked really good and perfect timing for everything too! The fried cheese taco sounds really good!!! And the spaceship Earth with the lights will look so pretty! Great video!!!

    Madison MingsMadison Mings18 ngày trước
  • As a parent of a child with food allergies, I appreciate this video! If you do it again, could you specify between items that are peanut free and tree nut free? My daughter has a peanut allergy, but can eat tree nuts. Thanks. I am a huge fan and enjoy learning more about Disney through your videos!

    Nichole SpringerNichole Springer18 ngày trước
  • Solo Tim is so much better. 👍

    G. M. WalkerG. M. Walker19 ngày trước
  • Green thing looks like a pattypan squash.

    dlpdodlpdo19 ngày trước
  • hello crow drinking from a fountain

    ladybassplayer23ladybassplayer2319 ngày trước
  • Awee when tim said he wished jen was there to try. So cute!

    rebecca lazzellrebecca lazzell19 ngày trước
  • Thanks for covering the food allergy. As being celiac creates a lot of limits for me, this helps give me an idea of where the parks are at and if I’ll need to bring my own snacks for the future.

    My Ghoulish AdventuresMy Ghoulish Adventures19 ngày trước
  • As someone who has to be dairy free this video is wonderful! Dole whip is one of my new favorite go to snacks in Disney because it's vegan! Can't wait to be able to go back to Disney some day! Also! I think the small green vegetable are either pattypan summer squash or eight ball zucchini 😁

    Brittany MacLeanBrittany MacLean19 ngày trước
  • Thank you so much for making this video! I have multiple food allergies (gluten and dairy) and it can be hard to find safe things to eat at the festivals. I tend to just eat what is labelled as gluten free and plant based but I know there's a lot more that I can enjoy! Thank you!

    Shannon DavenportShannon Davenport19 ngày trước
  • my best friend has a gluten allergy and she was THRILLED with the food she had during our 2019 trip. The tricky thing was that usual she is vegetarian, and wound up eating meat at most meals just because gluten free vegetarian options were few and far between. We're going back in 2022 and I'm really interested to see how many of the plant based options they've added since we visited are also GF! She's happy to eat meat on the trip if it makes it easier to find good food, but it would be great to have more options!

    katiesoup86katiesoup8619 ngày trước
  • Excuse my ignorance as we don’t have spring break in the UK, but when is spring break?

    SH Haden-TaylorSH Haden-Taylor19 ngày trước
  • How timely for my family! We are headed to Disney at the end of May. My youngest son is allergic to Everything...eggs, milk, dairy, beef, and pork and peanuts. YES please make videos like this! Allergy Moms and Dads would so appreciate it. Also with mobile orders and multiple allergies how do you order for a kid like mine?

    Cheryl BakerCheryl Baker19 ngày trước
  • I really appreciate this! Coming from a celiac that is allergic to wheat I always get excited for these festivals but nervous that I won’t have many options. Love the videos!

    Manda CManda C19 ngày trước
  • Thank you for bringing attention to food allergies and what Disney is doing for allergies and how to navigate allergies.

    Jennifer ScottJennifer Scott19 ngày trước
  • Tim, you're eating the spoonbread with a fork!

    Eric SmithEric Smith19 ngày trước
  • That photosynthesis presentation was so cringe- but at least they tried!

    Two Mans DreamTwo Mans Dream19 ngày trước
  • Tim just so calm with the beetle on him. 😂

    Marissa LydaMarissa Lyda20 ngày trước
  • I have a daughter with severe peanut allergies and we found Disney to be very good at helping you eat safely. Just ask to speak to the chef and they come to your table and discuss all options available. Very well done Disney.

    Patrick PPatrick P20 ngày trước
  • Wondering why they have the snack credit signs up on all of the boards? Is that a sign that the dining plan may be back soon or am I just clutching at straws? Xx

    Jodie LynchJodie Lynch20 ngày trước
  • 😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘

    Renée YellRenée Yell20 ngày trước
  • Disney has always been absolutely fantastic with my peanut allergic daughter. They are well trained and we have always felt safe eating there. Thank you for bringing food allergies to the forefront. Our family advocates everyday. ♥️

    Lori PeckLori Peck20 ngày trước
  • It physically hurt me to watch you bite straight into those popsicles. I had to look away! Sensitive teeth PTSD lol

    KWotschKWotsch20 ngày trước
  • "This has coconut in it so be be careful if you have a nut allergy" cmon man coconut isn't a nut lol

    Dont WorryDont Worry20 ngày trước
  • That wheel, or whatever it is looks like a Stargate.

    Detective SquirrelDetective Squirrel20 ngày trước
  • Great videoTim and it was so nice of you to show that Disney does offer a variety of food items for people with special food needs also I was happy that the food items you purchased were to your liking and you did a 100% job of describing in detail each food item you purchased which I know will help people get a better idea of weather or not they want to get a particular food item so again thank for an excellent day at Epcot and a truly honest food review so with that peace ☮️ love ❤️ and happiness to you Tim Jenn and Jackson and I’ll see you on the next vlog adventure wherever it takes you guys also please be safe out there

    Daron MarkleyDaron Markley20 ngày trước
  • Thank you sooo much for highlighting food allergies! It helps normalize food allergies.

    katherine mitchellkatherine mitchell20 ngày trước
  • Can you get the fire cheese from Wine Bar George next time you go? I want to know if it’s good and it is burnt! Lol

    Samantha RoseSamantha Rose20 ngày trước
  • Loved this video! Epcot does do a good job on helping out with what foods people can, and do eat. This was good showing that. I love the vegetarian options myself. Always tasty. Plus it shows you what’s in them. There is so much to try at this food festival. I’ve been twice, and that’s just scratching the surface. That Mexican dish is on my top list. So glad you liked it. Thanks Tim!

    artdebogalleryartdebogallery20 ngày trước
  • I was there Tim! I missed you again sad!!??

    Susan HewellSusan Hewell20 ngày trước
  • the J is actually pronounced with the H sound but thumbs up for trying 😭👍🏼

    Jessica Fernanda GarciaJessica Fernanda Garcia20 ngày trước
  • Do you have a link for Tim’s nose thingie over his mask?

    Kristen EvansKristen Evans20 ngày trước
  • Those green things on dish one is brussel sprouts

    Katie PierceKatie Pierce20 ngày trước
  • ouuuu! Yummm!😋

    Kim RKim R20 ngày trước
  • Thanks for all you the fam does because things have been all over the place but the videos have been keeping me calm and keeping faith alive!! 🙏🏾

    Sean MikeSean Mike20 ngày trước
  • Please switch on captions. Thanks x

    Muzzy FushMuzzy Fush20 ngày trước
  • Did anyone notice that Tim said parkings lot in the beginning thought that was funny

    Christina McClungChristina McClung20 ngày trước
  • I think the green thing in the baby vegetable dish looks like summer squash

    Ellie MarneyEllie Marney20 ngày trước
  • I always found Disney very accommodating when we inquired about ingredients, I’ve had a peanut/chocolate/ coffee allergy for years, but I was recently tested again, and it looks like I’m not allergic to any of them...but I still can’t eat any of it, out of fear.

    Dave BoyerDave Boyer21 ngày trước
  • Everything in the Mexico booth is delicious!

    Ms.NoNameMs.NoName21 ngày trước
  • This video is very helpful.. it would be great if you were able to update how the parks (Disney/universal/seaworld) are now doing their disabled access and if they have changed at all? Also if there is any expected updates when mask restrictions might reduce for people with disabilities?

    Linda WillisLinda Willis21 ngày trước
  • You should do this again with your wife

    Breanna CastilloBreanna Castillo21 ngày trước
  • We are going to Disney in June we will be there for the flower and garden festival

  • This is a very cool video! I do not have any food allergies, but this is so thoughtful and considerate for you to post. I couldn't imagine the stress people experience when planning their WDW video and trying to find safe food to eat!

    Alex The LueAlex The Lue21 ngày trước
  • As someone who is both celiac and lactose intolerant, I really appreciate this video.

    Brian VidalBrian Vidal21 ngày trước
  • I eat ketogenic or low carbohydrate. I visit Disney often and I check all the menus before I go and plan what I'll eat and where. This type of video really helps people! Who did you talk to at each booth? The one taking your $ or the one serving you the food?

    catwoodcatwood21 ngày trước
  • Ok, the level with which I would have freaked out from a beetle landed on me would far surpass what is mentally conceivable. Good on you Tim! Lol great video!

    Aimee Galindo-PenaAimee Galindo-Pena21 ngày trước
  • Thank you for showcasing this! My son loves Disney bc they always have a gluten free option, it’s very discouraging to have allergies/sensitivities as an 8 year old, they just want to be “normal” like their friends!

    Alexis CorreaAlexis Correa21 ngày trước
  • Ok so this comment has nothing to do with this video honestly but I was hoping you guys can do me a favor. I see your behind the new leave a legacy wall. Im going to Disney world august 29 to Epcot but it will be a half day because i will be flying in that day. So I’m wondering if you guys can maybe look for me? The first leave a legacy I was low enough where I can actually see my family and I. I’m hoping that’s still the case now because I am only 5’2” if it’s at the top I’ll be pretty sad. At least I still have it but I just want to be able to take a picture by it like I did before. If you guys can help then thank you very much. If you can’t then I still love you guys lol.

    Jessica WadeJessica Wade21 ngày trước
  • Hello Tim i recently learned about Restaurantosaurus, could you do a video about that?

    Hey it's meHey it's me21 ngày trước
  • Tim - I want a pair of your sunglasses. What brand are they?

    The Herron FamilyThe Herron Family21 ngày trước
  • LOVE THIS! I was just planning my husband and my first trip to Universal and IoA last night and couldn't find good videos on food (especially GF). Would love for this to be a series with my favorite vlogging family!

    Emilee VanderburghEmilee Vanderburgh21 ngày trước
  • thank you for trying gluten free food for me

    lockmarin1lockmarin121 ngày trước
  • Thank you so much for this video! It really is helpful for those of us with food allergies.

    Peppers GhostPeppers Ghost21 ngày trước
  • I've been a bit quarantine fatigued this week ( we're still pretty cooped up in my state ) so I decided to have a Positivity Day to remind myself of things I need to be grateful for - item 1 for the day, being able to start my day with Tim Tracker at Epcot. Thanks for all the work you and Jen do to bring us quality entertainment and tips. TGIF!

    Ellen FitzgeraldEllen Fitzgerald21 ngày trước
  • With the allowed to takeoff mask during photos, is that just photo pass? Or is that also photos you take of yourself?

    Snowflake-artSnowflake-art21 ngày trước
  • My husband has a severe dairy allergy and in general Disney does a good job- better than most but could be better. I understand the need to talk to a chef if you have multiple allergies or want something done differently (sometimes the allergy menu has literally nothing on it but its because they put butter on top of something so very easily could be modified). However, at these festival stands and at the other food booths in the other parks I would greatly appreciate it if Disney would post if the dish had the 8 major allergens in it so in a situation where there is a very long line and the person taking the order is frazzled (as often happens at those Food and Garden booths) if he thought something was likely dairy-free (for example, there was a tuna dish he loved last year) he would not need to hold everyone up getting confirmation that it was ok for him to order. I feel like that would be a simple addition- they have that info on the printed allergy info that the cast members pull up for us when we ask and would eliminate the extra wait for us and others. This was fairly common practice in Ireland a few years ago- there would just be a quick list of all the allergens contained in the dish on the menu.

    Yellow SubmarineYellow Submarine21 ngày trước
  • Roundy not as Roundy love it

    Nicole PowellNicole Powell21 ngày trước
  • Thank you Tim and Jen! I have celiac disease and I really appreciate this video. It's nice to see what they have available that I can eat.

    Wendy PWendy P21 ngày trước
  • Thanks for the video. My daughter has celiac disease and we will be there for Food and Wine. I know the menus will be different but nice to see a variety of options!

    Joy FryeJoy Frye21 ngày trước
  • Tim pronouncing "sope" as "sopa" gave me anxiety. And yes, the correct way to eat a "sope" is just to bite into it. We mexicans like to get our hands dirty so we can "chuparnos los dedos" afterwards. 😂

    Enrique OrtizEnrique Ortiz21 ngày trước
  • THANK YOU so much for doing this video. 💕💕💕💕

    Becky SmithBecky Smith21 ngày trước
  • As a vegetarian this is a really informative video, but frustrating that Disney only seems to label the vegan food, and not vegetarian.

    Lady KLady K21 ngày trước
    • What do you mean? If it’s vegan it’s vegetarian. It’s harder to tell if something is vegan because eggs and dairy can easily be hiding but it’s usually pretty obvious if something has meat ...

      Emily StorckEmily Storck20 ngày trước
  • This was helpful bcuz I'm lactose intolerant and have tree nut allergies, thank you for this vlog

    Eliza FoerstEliza Foerst21 ngày trước
  • Thank you I am gluten sensitive Great video Could you do more of these videos at restaurants and quick serve and snacks around the parks and hotels

    Marie MMarie M21 ngày trước
  • I love that you are doing this, Tim! So many people will find this usefull. I am lactose intolerant, so anything that is stated as Vegan, is good to go for me, even with the possibility of cross contamination. But it is good that you specifically still pointed that out. I do have to say though: coconut and peanuts do not fit into the category 'nut allergy', peanut is separate as it is, like soy, a legume(like okra, peas, green beans, ...). Coconut is considered to be a stone-fruit like apricot, plums, nectarines and peaches... weirdly enough haha That is why the Cast Member specifically said: tree nuts(so like almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts and chestnuts) and that is why you can see on packages of food in the shops 'nut and peanut allergy' because they are not the same, peanuts usually also lead to much severe reactions than nuts, but that's not a given. (no judgement by the way, just an fyi because it is confusing, I know. :-) ) But that being said: Kudos to Disney indeed! I am hungry now haha :-)

    Annelies ThuwisAnnelies Thuwis21 ngày trước
  • Hi Tim, Just as a note the passport note the foods as Gluten 'friendly' vs gluten 'FREE'. Terminology is VERY different for someone who has an extreme gluten allergy. There are sneaky ingredients that can be wheat based, like maltodextrin. Typically when we visit we talk with chefs. Anyhow, just wanted to let you know seeing as you kept saying Gluten 'Free' vs how passport labeled them as Gluten 'friendly'. Cheers!

    heidi hueyheidi huey21 ngày trước
  • Does anyone know if Disney lists their ingredients of epcot food items? My husband has celiacs and has to have Gluten 'free' vs gluten 'friendly'. There are sneaky ingredients like maltodextrin that can be wheat based or corn based. Plus he can't have soy too

    heidi hueyheidi huey21 ngày trước
  • Hummus isn’t allergy friendly because it contains sesame. For some reason sesame doesn’t have to be labelled in the USA😬 I always speak to chefs and they are always knowledgeable and accommodate my sesame allergy😊

    Louisa BrownLouisa Brown21 ngày trước
  • Yes, we need more videos on allergy friendly food from you. And one time, you will eat vegan, too ☺️

    Antje C.Antje C.21 ngày trước
  • Thanks for this video Tim! It has really helped me feel more comfortable about going back to Disney World in the future since finding out about my intolerances as it has been a worry! Loving this content, very helpful!

    Poppy EvePoppy Eve21 ngày trước
  • Thanks Tim, such an interesting video, my daughter in law needs to eat gluten free so good to know there are plenty of options when we make it to Disney someday. Would you say there are similar options available everywhere at Disney, and in restaurants as well?

    Melanie KnightMelanie Knight21 ngày trước
  • So, what were the green things?

    Marsha AMarsha A21 ngày trước
  • HI TIMMY what are you shooting on now days cannon??? Sony???? Great vid hope

    LillyLilly21 ngày trước
  • May I have a shout-out please Tim and Jen

    Christopher HovisChristopher Hovis21 ngày trước
  • I was just watching the vlogs or you and Jen in Tokyo!!! So fun!!! Now I get to watch this one before bed😂😅

    Ava MakanuiAva Makanui21 ngày trước
  • I actually like “burnt” cheese too 😂👍🏻 I actually intentionally overcook my pizza and certain other dishes with cheese so that the cheese is brown and has that almost blistered look to it. So good

    Lauren MicheroLauren Michero21 ngày trước
  • I was a cast member with QSF gotta say Disney is the best dealing with allergies and food.

    Hilly HillsHilly Hills21 ngày trước
  • Coconut isn’t actually a nut so I’m not sure that a nut allergy would mean that you couldn’t eat coconut 🥥 🤷🏼‍♀️

    Lauren MicheroLauren Michero21 ngày trước
  • I think doing that project for the globe in the rain season is really dumb. I mean rain inside will mess up what ever is inside.

    Michael ArnoldMichael Arnold21 ngày trước
  • Any video you post anyplace you all go outside your house are great videos. You can do healthy food, non healthy food. It doesn't matter to me.

    Jeremy DanielJeremy Daniel21 ngày trước
  • I hope they start allowing character interaction again soon since you can take your mask off pics now.

    Jeremy DanielJeremy Daniel21 ngày trước
  • Have you got your second COVID-19 shot if so any side effects I just got my second one today just a horrible headache and very sore arm

    Kyle ClarkKyle Clark21 ngày trước
  • Yummy 😋! I love that you and Jenn are so informative.... it’s like watching the history/discovery channel! 👍🏻👍🏻

    Jacqueline ZoccolilloJacqueline Zoccolillo21 ngày trước
  • Tim:... “a roundy whole” you crack me up dude! Thanks for the video missing jenn and buddy

    Cass ClarkCass Clark21 ngày trước
  • I have a friend who has gluten allergies, dairy allergies, and a host of other things. It's frustrating trying to find food, because often it seems to be either one or the other, not both!

    veryberry39veryberry3921 ngày trước
  • Brussel sprout

    Tera BynumTera Bynum21 ngày trước