healthy food made easy

To support and inform a healthier diet, the Healthy Food Made Easy (HFME) programme will provide their nutrition and cookery course that helps people to change to a healthy diet, make affordable healthier choices when shopping, cooking and eating, plan meals on a budget and make easy to cook meals.  

This course is usually run over 6 sessions, each of 2 or 2.5 hours duration. The emphasis throughout the course is on group learning and talking rather than formal teaching. 

The key messages from Healthy Food for Life are:

  • Eat more vegetables, salad and fruit – Up to seven servings a day
  • Limit intake of high fat, sugar, salt (HFSS) food and drinks 
  • Size matters: Use the food pyramid as a guide for serving sizes
  • Increase your physical activity levels
  • Small changes can make a big difference. Start TODAY! 

The Healthy Food for Life resources can also be ordered from 

Healthy Food Made Easy is delivered in a friendly, relaxed and fun atmosphere and the content is based on the most up-to-date healthy eating guidelines from the Department of Health. 

Topics covered include:

  • Building a Food Pyramid
  • Fibre Providers
  • Focus on Fats
  • Food for Life
  • Shop Smart (budget and label reading)
  • Conversation with Community Dietician
  • The Road Ahead
  • Practical Cooking Experience 

For more information or to register your interest email us at

Or you can contact Sinead directly by phoning 087 4312713 or email: 

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