Healthy Food Made Easy

Healthy Food Made Easy is a 6 week nutrition and cookery course developed by community dieticians. This course is aimed at helping people of all ages to make affordable healthier choices when shopping, cooking and eating which in turn can ultimately help reduce diet related conditions.

This course includes a theory section and a cookery demonstration section. Each session is 2½ hours long.

Cork Sports Partnership through the WellComm Active Initiative are now taking applications from community groups and community members to join our ‘Healthy Food Made Easy’ programmes.

The aim of the programme is to improve the nutritional knowledge and eating habits of participants which in turn can ultimately help reduce diet related chronic conditions such as cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes and cancer.

 

Who can take part in this programme?

Any individual or group can sign-up for the programme. Some of our groups have included young parents, men/women living alone with poor cooking skills, adults moving from care into independent living, but the course is adaptable to any group or individual.

It is not suitable for groups of young people less than 17yrs.

Trained tutors are available to deliver the programme in all areas across Cork. Courses are currently being delivered online free of charge.

Ideally a group number of 10-12 participants would suit best. – A minimum of 8 confirmed people MUST be available for the course to go ahead.

Programmes are usually run in the venue where groups regularly meet – a group space & basic kitchen area is needed. The course is FREE, but groups may be asked to make a small contribution to the cost of this programme – at a minimum cost of ingredients should be covered.

HEALTHY FOOD MADE EASY ONLINE WORKSHOP

This New Online Healthy Food Made Easy workshop aims to improve participants nutritional knowledge and eating habits. The course content is designed by community dietitians to help participants make affordable, healthier choices when shopping, cooking and eating which in turn can ultimately help reduce diet related conditions and build simple cookery skills.

What you will learn:
  • Session 1- ‘Building a Food Pyramid’ (introducing healthy eating guidelines)
  • Session 2- ‘The Fibre Providers’ (Fibre in cereals, fruit & vegetables)
  • Session 3- ‘Focus on Fats’ (learning about the good & bad fats)
  • Session 4- ‘Food for Life’ (family eating, childrens’ diets)
  • Session 5- ‘Shop Smart’ (Shopping on a budget, food labelling)
  • Session 6- ‘The Road Ahead’ (planning long term changes in eating habits 
    Venue
                  Time              
    Start Date
    Ballintotis (Online Only) Thursday’s

    7:00pm – 8:00pm

    24th June 2021
    Beara Fitness, Castletownbere Tuesday’s  

    11:30am – 12:30pm

    22nd June 2021
    Pam’s Studio, Derrymihan, Castletownbere Tuesday’s 

    7:00pm – 8:00pm

    22nd June 2021
    B.E.D.A. Hall, Ballineen / Dunmanway / Ballinacarriga Wednesday’s

    7:00pm – 8:00pm

    23rd June 2021
    Mercy Centre, Mallow Wednesday’s

    11:30am – 12:30pm

    23rd June 2021
    Carrigaline Community Complex Wednesday’s

    9:30am – 10:30am

    23rd June 2021
    Riverstick Community Centre / Kinsale Tuesday’s

    9:30am – 10:30am

    22nd June 2021
    Farranree Community Centre Tuesday’s

    6:30pm – 7:30pm

    22nd June 2021
    The Glen Resource Centre, The Glen Monday’s / Wednesday’s

    7:00pm – 8:00pm

    TBC
    Skibbereen Monday’s / Thursday’s

    5:00pm – 6:00pm

    TBC

 

Eoin Kaar (Project Lead, WellComm Active)
086 1409 225

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    Session 1

    ‘Building a Food Pyramid’

    (introducing healthy eating guidelines)

    Session 2

    ‘The Fibre Providers’

    (Fibre in cereals, fruit & vegetables)

    Session 3

    ‘Focus on Fats’

    (learning about the good & bad fats)

    Session 4

    ‘Food for Life’

    (family eating, childrens’ diets)

    Session 5

    ‘Shop Smart’

    (Shopping on a budget, food labelling)

    Session 6

    ‘The Road Ahead’

    (planning long term changes in eating habits)