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Cooking is a SNAP

Cooking is a SNAP is an in-person culinary nutrition education course where participants practice food preparation skills to make cooking and eating at home easier and more rewarding. In this course, participants also practice a variety of ways to increase daily physical activity, and share smart shopping strategies to help save money in the family food budget.

Past participants in this course report:

Getting More Information

This course is currently being offered exclusively by University of Minnesota Extension SNAP-Ed and EFNEP programs. To find out if there is a class scheduled near you, Contact us.

If your agency or organization is interested in partnering with Extension to offer this course, Contact us to learn more.

If you are a nutrition educator who is interested in the Cooking is a SNAP curriculum, contact Betsy Johnson ( to learn more out the current pilot project.

Related resources

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) — Helping Minnesotans with limited financial resources make the healthy choice the easy choice.

Healthy Bodies — The eating habits and activity patterns learned within families remain with us throughout our lives.

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