Health Promotion Tips

Health Promotion

Here you will find all our resources for healthy eating from our Health Promotion Programme

Healthy Recipes

Pitta Pizza

Here’s a quick pitta pizza recipe you could make for lunch or for dinner…mix it up by adding your own favourite pizza toppings. Yum yum!

Pitta Pizza

Moroccan Cous Cous

A delicious cous cous recipe that really ticks all the boxes!

Moroccan Spiced Cous Cous recipe
Moroccan Cous Cous Recipe
File size:
1.99 MB

Apple Crumble

Fancy a mid-week treat? Give this yummy apple crumble a try while ticking off one of your ‘5-a-Day’.

Apple Crumble
File size:
1.41 MB

Cook with Colin: Spaghetti Meatballs 

Colin McMenamin, Head Chef at Redpepper Restaurant, partnered with Special Olympics Ireland to film a cook-a-long video

Colin is an award winning chef who is passionate about creating creating healthy, tasty meals. 

·       Recent awards include:

o   2019 Irish Restaurant Awards – Best Chef (Tyrone)

o   2019 Irish Restaurant Awards – Best Casual Dining (Tyrone)

Find a list of ingredients and the video below

Easy and Healthy Meals: Spaghetti Meatballs
File size:
3.91 MB

Portion sizes

Did you know your hands can be a great way to measure portion sizes which are perfect for you? 

Portion sizes
More on portioning and balance on your plate
File size:
2.45 MB

Healthy Banana Smoothie

Whizz this delicious smoothie up in minutes!

Banana Smoothie Recipe

Fit 5 Five-a-Day

Are you getting enough portions of fruit and vegetables in your diet?

Five portions of fruit and veg a day

Healthy Meals: Fruit and Veg

Read our top tips on how to boost your fruit and vegetable intake!

Healthy meal tips to help improve fruit and veg intake

Meal ideas

Here’s some inspo for a few lunchtime favourites this week. Add whatever other vegetables you have to make them even more nutritious!

Simple Meal Ideas

Healthy Beverage Choices

A useful guide to help you understand that some beverages are healthier than others

healthy beverage choices

Fish Fingers

All you need for tasty fish fingers at home!

Homemade fish fingers recipe
Homemade fish fingers: what you need

One pan chicken recipe

Tired thinking of what to make for dinner? Let us inspire you with this Cajun chicken one pot wonder! With only 10 minutes of prep time it’s a simple yet nutritious option

One pot chicken 1
one pan chicken

Easy Wheaten Bread

This super simple bread recipe is a real crowd pleaser! Make it once and you'll be making it every week!

Wheaten Bread recipe
Wheaten Bread recipe 2

Takeaway Tips

Breakfast Egg Muffins

Egg muffins page 1
egg muffins page 2

Taking control of your health

Fit Feet

Do you know one quarter of our body’s bones are in our feet?! Fit Feet are so important for our sport but also our comfort in everyday life. Do you follow all the steps in this picture?

Fit Feet step guide

Why we wear PPE

If you go to the supermarket or are outside walking you may see people wearing masks or face coverings. You may even have a mask yourself. Although masks may look or feel a little different, they are an important way to help keep everybody safe.

Why we wear PPE