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NEWS: UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT SHARE NUTRITION-BASED MENU OPTIONS!

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UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT SHARE A DELICIOUS RANGE OF MENU OPTIONS THAT GUESTS CAN ENJOY THAT ARE PERFECT FOR YOUR NUTRITIONAL DECISION FOR THE NEW YEAR

With a variety of delicious options available throughout the destination, guests don’t have to sacrifice their healthy eating goals when visiting the theme parks!

With New Year’s Resolutions for “Eating And Lifestyles” in full swing, Universal Orlando Resort is unveiling some of its most nutritious menu items to help guests keep their resolutions as they visit the epic theme park destination. From plant-based options to delicious dishes made with fresh ingredients that fuel guests to maximize their day in the parks. These upscale dishes go beyond “traditional” theme park prices and offer options for every guest – regardless of their diets and goals.

“We strive to provide our guests with a food and drink experience that goes beyond the typical things people associate with theme parks,” he said Executive Chef Jason Glus, Executive Chef at Universal Orlando Resort. “With diners becoming more focused on consuming nutritious dishes, our team of incredible chefs and culinary experts have worked to create a variety of recipes that will give diners the balance they’re looking for – each with their own health benefits and with which it is created using the freshest ingredients available. “

Here are some of the healthier menu items Universal Orlando has to offer:

Salmon salad with pistachio crust

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Location: Finnegan at Universal Studios Florida
Description: A fresh salmon fillet, served on a bed of baby greens, roasted root vegetables, tomatoes, onions, Havarti dill cheese with a homemade mustard and ale vinaigrette
Benefits: In addition to having a healthy heart, pistachios are also rich in unsaturated fatty acids and fiber, which helps maintain blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol. And salmon is one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids and is also rich in vitamin B12.

Park Ave Avocado Toast * on a plant basis

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Location: TODAY Cafe at Universal Studios Florida
Description: Smashed avocados, roasted cashew nuts, shaved fennel, roasted tomato puree, lemon vinaigrette, rocket, radicchio on toasted French artisan bread and served with fresh fruit
Pros: Overall, this dish is low in cholesterol and has a healthy fat, avocado, as its main ingredient. This is also a perfect option for all plant-based eaters.

Acai bowl

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Location: TODAY Cafe at Universal Studios Florida
Description: An acai bowl with strawberries, organic granola, bananas, toasted coconut and chia seeds
Pros: This bowl is packed with antioxidants with the added benefit of being served with fresh fruit and whole grain cereals.

Plant-based cauliflower steak *

Location: Myth on the Universal Islands of Adventure
Description: Fried cauliflower with lemon and garlic, Romesco sauce, steamed beluga lentils and roasted almonds
Pros: In this filling, plant-based dish, guests will not lack meat with its aromatic ingredients, which are also an excellent source of fiber and aid digestion.

Souvlaki couscous bowl

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Location: Myth on the Universal Islands of Adventure
Description: Za’atar flavored Israeli couscous, diced tomatoes, wild mushrooms, cucumber, roasted red pepper, marinated chickpeas, crumbled feta and basil oil
Pros: This dish is loaded with fresh vegetables and is high in fiber. Plus, diners can choose a lean protein like tofu or chicken.

Tandoori Chicken Salad Wraps

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Location: Confisco Grille on the Universal Islands of Adventure
Description: Grilled tandoori chicken, bibb salad, pickled cucumber, carrots, radicchio, soba noodles, crushed peanuts, served with ponzu and chilli dipping sauces
Pros: The fresh tandoori chicken and vegetables add light but delicious flavors to this dish, and the pickled vegetables are high in probiotics.

Chilled tuna noodle bowl

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Location: Confisco Grille on the Universal Islands of Adventure
Description: Sesame-fried yellowfin tuna, soba noodles, spring onions, avocado, edamame, cucumber with wasabi-ponzu dressing
Benefits: Tuna is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin K, iron, and B vitamins. And this dish also contains edamame, which helps lower cholesterol levels.

Great foods salad

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Location: The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & hearty celebratory cuisine at Universal CityWalk
Description: Spinach, rocket, avocado, quinoa, asparagus, dried roasted tomatoes, red onions, pine nuts, feta cheese and a citrus vinaigrette
Pros: The quinoa in this salad is gluten-free and rich in fiber. Overall, these ingredients help control blood sugar spikes so you can stay running throughout the day.

Makimono Vegetarian Roll * on a plant basis

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Location: The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar in the Universal CityWalk
Description: A combination of fresh avocado, cucumber and asparagus, perfectly rolled
Pros: This roll is perfect for any sushi lover and contains antioxidants and B vitamins.

Brown trout

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Location: Bigfire at Universal CityWalk
Description: Freshly grilled brown trout that you can combine with fried vegetables and a fresh house salad
Advantages: Brown trout are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B12 and also contain a lot of protein.

TB (turkey burger)

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Location: Pier 8 Market at Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Dockside Inn and Suites
Description: A lean turkey burger with cranberry mayonnaise, Swiss cheese and apple salad, served on a toasted bun
Pros: The turkey burger is a lean protein option compared to a hamburger and is low in cholesterol and saturated fat.

Herbal Fried Half Chicken

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Location: Jake’s American Bar at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort
Description: Freshly roasted chicken, served with roasted three-colored potatoes and grilled asparagus
Pros: The star of this dish is its lean protein choices, and the potatoes support heart health with their vitamin C, potassium, and vitamin B6 content. Asparagus is also one of the most balanced vegetables and a great source of potassium, fiber, vitamins A, B6 and C.

Plant-based fried cauliflower “rice” *

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Location: The kitchen in the Hard Rock Hotel
Description: Cauliflower rice, edamame, peppers, onions, carrots, jalapeno, soy sauce and sesame oil
Pros: This menu item is low in cholesterol, high in fiber to keep you full longer, and high in antioxidants with a colorful selection of vegetables.

For more informations For other menu items, guests may request nutritional information while eating at a Universal Orlando restaurant.

To make a reservation At any of the above restaurants or other Universal Orlando restaurants – or for more information – visit www.universalorlando.com.

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