Accessible Chef

Accessible Chef is a collection of free visual recipes and other resources to help teach cooking skills to individuals with disabilities. Looking for Your Special Chef? You’re in the right place! We changed our name and look to better represent our goal of making cooking accessible to everyone. Accessible Chef

Irish Heat Healthy Eating

What you eat can either protect you or increase your chances of getting heart disease or having a stroke. A healthy diet can stop you gaining weight, reduce high blood pressure and help lower your cholesterol levels. Even if you already have a heart condition, a healthy diet can benefit your heart.

Diabetic Foods

The concept of ‘diabetic’ foods or a ‘diabetic’ diet has long since been replaced by guidelines on healthy food choices and individualised advice on eating habits for each person with diabetes. Like the rest of the population, people with diabetes are encouraged to eat a diet low in saturated fat,

The Food Pyramid

Healthy Food for Life:  The Food Pyramid for Adults, Teenagers and Children aged five and over The Food Pyramid


EasyHealth has a range of accessible resources on healthy eating, physical activity and obesity.

Coeliac Society Of Ireland Food List

The Food List The Food List is compiled in accordance with current EC legislation. The booklet also features “own brand” products that are “gluten-free” from some of the main supermarket chains. If you are a coeliac and eat any processed foods, a current Food List is a valuable resource in

Encouraging Picky Eaters with Autism to Try New Foods

This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Emily Kuschner, PhD, a clinical psychologist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, a center within Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network. Dr. Kuschner works within the hospital’s Lurie Family Foundation’s MEG Imaging Center, its Department of Radiology and its Center for Autism Research. With support

Mealtime tips for Autistic Children with Eating Challenges

This week’s “Food for Thought” post is by occupational therapist Moira Pena, of Toronto’s Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. The hospital is one of 14 centers in the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN). Editor’s note: The following information is not meant to diagnose or treat and should not take the

Additional Diet Expenses for Coeliacs and Diabetics

You can claim relief for certain food products if you have specific dietary requirements due to a medical condition. This applies to you if you are: a coeliac and you must purchase gluten free foods specifically manufactured to be gluten free diabetic and you must purchase diabetic products if your