Cooking on a budget: Healthy, affordable meals

Join Jenny and Frances as they highlight tips to help make budgets go further when planning what to eat, shopping, and cooking, and look at some of the nutritious foods that are lower in cost. Practise your own food skills whilst making three healthy, affordable dishes using different cooking methods and equipment.

Cooking on a budget: Healthy, affordable meals

Join Jenny and Frances as they highlight tips to help make budgets go further when planning what to eat, shopping, and cooking, and look at some of the nutritious foods that are lower in cost. Practise your own food skills whilst making three healthy, affordable dishes using different cooking methods and equipment.

Description

The cost of living has gone up. Many schools, teachers and their pupils’ families will be affected by the rise in food, energy and fuel prices. Surveys report that the concern about the rising costs of living is linked with spending less on food shopping and essentials.

With more of us living on, and working within, tight budgets, eating a healthy, balanced diet can be challenging.

 

Join Jenny and Frances as they highlight tips to help make budgets go further when planning what to eat, shopping, and cooking, and look at some of the nutritious foods that are lower in cost. Practise your own food skills whilst making three healthy, affordable dishes using different cooking methods and equipment.

What will be covered?

  • Tips for saving money when planning what to eat, shopping and cooking.
  • Using fresh, frozen and canned food.
  • Store cupboard ingredients.
  • Using different cooking appliances to save money and time.
  • Making three recipes, with different learning intents, a range of practical food skills and different cooking methods/equipment used. Through the recipes, ingredients, pupil progression and how to plan and manage practical activities in the classroom will also be covered. The recipes will be confirmed nearer the time.
  • Links to Food – a fact of life resources and other support around cooking healthy affordable meals and dishes.

Why attend?

  • Hear top tips to save you, your pupils and their families money when planning what to eat, shopping and cooking.
  • Use, enhance and develop your own practical food skills.
  • Receive a copy of the training presentation containing further information to support cooking on a budget in a secondary classroom and developing pupils’ practical food skills.
  • Opportunity to share what you are doing and learn from other teachers.
  • Signposts to free editable resources for use in the classroom will be highlighted.
  • A certificate of attendance will be provided – useful as evidence for your professional development and performance management.
  • The training event supports the Food teaching in secondary schools: a framework of knowledge and skills – backed by government.
  • The training event also supports the Characteristics of good practice in teaching food and nutrition education in secondary schools.

Audience

Secondary food and nutrition teachers at any stage of their career.

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