Learning for life with Home Economics

Never has there been a better time to study Home Economics. I’ve tried to come up with my top 12 reasons for you to think about studying Home Economics for the Junior and Leaving Certificate Cycle . Hopefully you will find this helpful.¬†

Home Economics teaching vital life skills

How to do we solve this issue? Make Home Economics compulsory. Home Economics provides students with vital life skills, how to plan and cook nutritious and economical meals and how to select healthy nutritious food for themselves and their family #‚Äéfoodeducation‚Ĩ ‚Ä™#‚Äéfoodliteracy‚Ĩ‚Ä™#‚Äémakehomeeconomicscompulsory‚Ĩ ‚Ä™#‚Äénomoreexcuses‚Ĩ #foodliteracy‚Ä™#‚Äéhomeeconomics‚Ĩ ‚Ä™#‚Äéconfidenceintheirpreparation‚Ĩ How to do we solve this issue? Make Home Economics … Continue reading

Eating disorder awareness week

© Interesting research  http://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/courts/high-court/high-court-order-allows-tube-feeding-against-will-of-woman-with-anorexia-1.2117312 http://www.independent.ie/videos/irish-news/video-eating-disorder-organisation-sees-30-increase-in-calls-31020733.html http://www.independent.ie/opinion/columnists/sinead-moriarty/being-healthy-is-much-more-important-than-being-thin-31020362.html http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/mental-health/expert-links-selfies-with-a-rise-in-anorexia-nervosa-30964503.html http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/food-addiction-retraining-your-brain-to-eat-healthily-1.1995436 http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/eating-disorders-an-expert-opinion-1.1980560

Guilt free fish and chips cookery practical

¬©¬†¬†7¬†reasons to include fish in your diet¬† White fish contains no fat so it is suitable for low calorie diets. Oily fish contains polyunsaturated oil and omega 3 fatty acids which is suitable for low cholesterol diets and those at risk of a heart attack. Fish is easily digested which is suitable for elderly people, … Continue reading

Granny’s Granola and Groovy smoothies

¬†On today’s break time menu were Granny’s ooh so good granola and groovy mixed fruit smoothies.¬†All money raised is going towards the transition year interior design module here in St Dominic’s Secondary school. A selection of healthy snacks were prepared this week for our Healthy living themed week.¬†