Be Less Stressed by Cooking on a Budget (short course)

Ref: C2228830

We are living through stressful times, even after coming out of the recent Pandemic, as energy bills and essentials items are all going up and up. So what more can we do to reduce the stress in our day to day lives, when faced with these mounting bills? Come on this short course and help to reduce your stress levels by tackling how to cook on a budget. Make positive changes in your life by learning different strategies to budget, when shopping, preparing and storing food and planning what to cook. Find out what works for you. This will be a safe and supportive class to discuss ideas and try out practical simple recipes using a microwave and everyday ingredients. Please highlight, when booking a place, if you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions, as we will be sampling the food we prepare in the class.

Course aim

Learn different ways to lower your stress levels, by reducing your food bills and cook on a budget.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Describe three ways cooking on a budget can help to reduce stress levels.
  • List three ways to cook on a budget.
  • Describe two different ways to budget when shopping for food.
  • List three ways food waste can be reduced at home.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Optional: cooking apron, containers suitable for use in a microwave and take home any left overs.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Be Less Stressed by Cooking on a Budget (short course)

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This course has been cancelled.


This course is funded by the Cambridge project and only applicable postcode areas are permitted to enrol.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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