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Healthy Options in the Buttery for Health and Sports Week

TUESDAY                

Choice of 2 Fresh Soups Daily

Supreme of Chicken with couscous & pine nut crust

Grilled Beef burger with side salad and low fat dressing

Spicy lamb with chickpeas served with steamed rice and fresh coriander

Savoury root and lentil casserole

Broccoli

Savoury Potato

Wednesday

Choice of 2 Fresh Soups Daily

Hoisin Pork chops served with pak choi and stir fried noodles

Baked Leg of lamb marinated in yogurt & turmeric served with pickled red onions salad

Thai Beef Stir fry with rice and naan bread

Roasted Mediterranean vegetables served on a rustic baguette with pesto

French Beans with grated carrot - Parsley Potatoes                                     
                               

THURSDAY                         

Choice of 2 Fresh Soups Daily

Roast Turkey crown served with turkey jus and fresh cranberries

Poached Supreme of Salmon with ginger and sesame broth served with steamed rice

Chicken curry served with savoury rice

Vegetarian Falafel

Baton Carrots  

Champ Potato

FRIDAY                        

Choice of 2 Fresh Soups Daily

Ginger Chicken cooked in ginger & fresh chilli’s served with noodles

Poached Smoked Cod & leek sauce

Trinity Paella

Butternut squash chilli served with steamed rice

Minted Peas

New baby potatoes with fresh coriander
College Health Week Salads 2018

Watermelon, black olives and feta cheese with fresh mint

Grilled roasted vegetables with cous cous and fresh herbs

Grated carrot, toasted sesame seeds with puy lentils and lemon dressing

Broccoli, grated carrots, red onion, toasted almonds in yoghurt dressing

Potato, chorizo & spinach

Noodle salad with peppers, red onion, beansprouts and mangetout, soya & ginger with duck/beef/ pork

 

Good eating habits

Food pyramid

  • Drink water, little and often throughout the day.
  • Eat something in the morning – it does not have to be first thing as you jump out of bed, but eating something when you get up will replenish your blood glucose levels and fuel your brain and your body.
  • Eat at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day – they’re great as snacks and if you have at least 1 serving per meal, you’ll easily make this target.
  • Go for colour. Check you are eating a variety of colourful fruit and vegetables – think yellow, red, green and orange.
  • Eat as wide a variety of foods as possible. If you can count up the number of different foods you eat on your 10 fingers, you need to add more kinds to your diet. This will help you get a greater choice of nutrients and fibre sources.
  • Avoid long periods without eating. This will help stabilise your blood glucose levels and make you less likely to over-eat, or grab an unhealthy snack, later.
  • Rate your food hunger. On a scale of 1–5 (1= starving, 5= stuffed). Aim to eat before you reach “1” and stop eating before you reach “5”.
  • Take time to eat. It sounds obvious, but it will help you eat more balanced diet and avoid excess calorie intake. Studies show that individuals eat up to 15% more calories when they are in rush at meal times.
  • Chew your food. Proper chewing can aid your digestion, and has been shown to reduce symptoms off irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Avoid fad diets. There are no miracle foods – good health requires you to eat a variety of quality food in moderation.

Or go French perhaps...

French food pyramid


Last updated 16 March 2018 by College Health Week (Email).