Posts by Kelsey Banfield

Tasty, Easy (and Budget-Friendly!) School Lunch Recipes

Making a simple swap like using whole wheat bread instead of white, or hummus instead of mayonnaise, can give a basic lunch staple a whole new life. More

7 Fun Frozen Treats You Can DIY

When it comes to summer entertaining, we forgo calorie counting for truly decadent desserts. Whatever your pleasure, your kids will love these ideas—all for $8 and under! More

Want Free Dinner for a Month?

We know LearnVesters like to eat well, but they’re all about saving money on groceries. One lucky winner will receive free dinner groceries for a whole month! Enter to win here! More

A Month of Free Groceries: We’re Giving It Away!

We know LearnVesters like to eat well, but they’re all about saving money on groceries. One lucky winner will receive free dinner groceries for a whole month! Enter here! More

7 Fun and Festive July 4th Recipes for the Whole Family

You could spend a fortune decking out your festive food for July 4th, but there is a way to keep the fun quotient high and the budget quotient low. Try these recipes for starters. More

7 Healthy Summer Foods Kids Will Love

In the summer we love recipes that are healthy, fun and easy. All these options cost $10 or less, if you have some kitchen staples, and many have us firing up our favorite summer tool–the grill. More

8 Easy, Healthy Breakfast Ideas for $6 and Under

Kids who eat breakfast have better math grades and reading scores and improved behavior. These recipes take 15 minutes or less to make, and cost $6 or less. Yum! More

A Chef’s Recipes: 10 School Lunch Options to Make This Weekend

Mornings are hectic when you have a family to get moving. Make these cheap and easy mix-and-match options on Sunday, and you’ll free up time during the week. More

10 Healthy Meals Kids Will Flip For—Under $10!

We’ve got 10 recipes to introduce your kid to new foods, get them eating more healthily, and have them asking for more. Plus, they ring up under $10 per meal. More