The boys in Ms. Redmond's 5th class became engineers this week when they designed, made and tested the strength of various bridges. The boys made their structures using only 20 straws and some selotape! Some bridges were able to hold almost 500g. Well done boys.
Mr Murtagh’s Boys' Healthy Granola
300g of porridge oats
120g of ground almonds
45g of desiccated coconut
100g of flaked almonds
100g of sunflower seeds
100g pumpkin seeds
100g Chia seeds
50g of raisins
300g mixed nuts
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
100ml of coconut oil
60ml of honey/maple syrup
Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees.
Roughly chop the nuts.
Put all the dry ingredients into a bowl and mix.
Pour in the wet ingredients and mix.
Spread onto a baking tin and bake for 20-30 minutes.
Serve with natural yoghurt, honey and your choice of fresh fruit.
We had blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, bananas, apples and oranges and it was delicious!!!!!!
Fitness for Life - Healthy Eating
Mind those calories during the festive period! The revised food pyramid from the Department of Health cites fruit and vegetables as the most important component of one's diet. White bread, pasta and rice have been eradicated with wholemeal cereal, pasta and bread now being recognised as key components of a healthy diet as they contain more nutrients. Also included are sample meal plans if you log onto Healthy Eating Ireland