Katie Kimball, CSME, is an Award-Winning Speaker. She has been a guest in the media many times, from TV to podcasts to online publications.
In 2020 her TEDxBismarck talk was cancelled, and she took matters into her own hands to get the message out there. The video below is how she sparked the #KidsMealRevolution DIY-style.
VIDEO She is available to speak on topics such as: The need for a #KidsMealRevolution and how creators and parents can get on board Critical thinking skills in children Raising Adventurous Eaters: Proven 3-Step Process to End Mealtime Madness and Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy Building Connection, Confidence and Creativity in Your Kids Through Healthy Cooking Easy recipes (seasonal, topical) families can make together – very good demos and visuals (for TV) Practical Guide to Getting Kids in the Kitchen Healthy, Holy Kids: How to Feed their Body, Mind and Soul in the Kitchen The Less-Sugar Solution for Kids: How to Teach Children to OWN Their Health, Train Their Palates to Appreciate Less-Sweet Foods Supercharging Family Dinners to Keep Your Kids on the Right Side of the Statistics / Mindful Eating for Kids As a trained elementary school teacher turned cooking instructor online, Katie can lead sessions for kids on everything from having fun in the kitchen with healthy food for preschoolers, to making pancakes and the anatomy of a whole grain for elementary aged kids, to nutrition lessons with memory tricks for upper el/early teens. Managing Stress, as a Certified Stress Mastery Educator and member of the American Institute of Stress TEDxBismarck 2021: What if Kids Never Build Critical Thinking Skills?
One year later, the event happened live and in person! Here’s the talk that all parents need to hear:
VIDEO If you can’t view the video above, head over to TED.com to see it. This talk is owned by TED and used with permission via the Creative Commons license.
Related article at LifeSite News:
Why We Must Teach Our Children To Be Critical Thinkers Media appearances include: Television WZZM-13onYourSide – Healthy Real Food School Lunch Hacks (August 2021) WZZM-13onYourSide – Kids Cook Real Food Snack Challenge Encourages Kids to Make Their Own Healthy Snacks This Summer (June 2021) Fox 17 Morning Mix – Food Blogger Is on a Mission to Get Kids into the Kitchen (January, 2021) Fox 17 Morning News – You Can Better Budget for Groceries (January, 2021) Fox 17 Morning News – Planning Can Limit Trips to the Store (January, 2021) WOOD-TV – Your Kids Can Master Basic Baking Skills in this Holiday Baking Challenge! (December, 2020) Fox 2 Detroit – Healthy Halloween Snacks with Derek and company (October, 2020) WZZM-13 My West Michigan Mask C.O.D.E. to Help Kids Remember Mask Safety Guidelines (October, 2020) Anxiety Busters for Quarantine on WSMV Today in Nashville (June, 2020) NewsChannel 5 Nashville’s Talk of the Town – Cutting Out Sugar from Your Child’s Diet (May, 2020) KTLA 5 Los Angeles – Zero to Breakfast Challenge – Getting 10,000 Kids Cooking Breakfast for Their Family This Summer (May, 2020) Fox 17 News – Top 3 Anxiety Busters for Families during the COVID-19 Pandemic (March, 2020) Fox 2 Detroit – Most Important Way to Start the Day to Reduce Anxiety – Gratitude! (March, 2020) ABC 9 Cincy Lifestyle (Cincinnati) – No More Kid-Safe Knives! (June, 2019) KUSI Good Morning San Diego – Summertime Challenge for Kids (May, 2019) WOODTV/eightWest – Celebrating National Bone Broth Day (or on Facebook) (January, 2019) Fox News Morning Mix – Supercharging Family Dinners (or on Facebook) (October, 2018) Fox 2 Detroit The Nine – Decreasing Depression and Anxiety in Kids through Food (October, 2018) Fox News Morning Mix – Healthy Lunch Packing Ideas for Kids Fox News Morning Mix – Safe Bug Spray Options for Your Family Fox 17 News – Sunscreen Safety and Hawaii’s Bill to Ban Ingredients WZZM-13 My West Michigan – Getting Kids in the Kitchen During the Summer Fox 2 Detroit The Nine – Teaching Kids Knife Skills and Safety WZZM-13 My West Michigan – How Kids Cook Real Food got started and why it’s so important to teach kids to cook Fox News Morning Mix – 3 Tips to Get Kids to Eat Healthy Foods permanent video here, Facebook here Fox News Morning Mix – Kids Cook with the Instant Pot short version on Facebook here The Dr. Nandi Show – aired the week of December 2 but not available online. See summary and trailer here. Fox News Morning Mix – Healthy Travel Snacks for Families short version on Facebook here Fox News Morning Mix – Healthy 4th of July Snacks made by Kids Fox News Morning Mix – Safe Mineral Sunscreens (April 5, 2017) viral on Facebook here and here Fox News Morning Mix – Baking Strategies for Kids (December 22, 2016) permanent video here Fox News Morning Mix – Easy Healthy School Lunches for Kids (August 9, 2016) Fox News Morning Mix – Kids Cook Real Food does Easy Healthy Outdoor Recipes (July 1, 2016) permanent video here WZZM 13 – Kids in the Kitchen eCourse (July 26, 2015) WZZM 13 – Homemade Larabars (September 3, 2014) FOX 17 – Stress-Free Lunch Packing (August 14, 2014) Chore Wars and Mom Burnout – The Gist (April 2, 2012) Take 5 & Company, Grand Rapids (August 2009) FEATURED ON Podcasts How and Why to Get Kids Cooking at an Early Age, My Little Eater podcast, Dr. Edwena Kennedy Cooking & Speaking to Change Culture, Story Engine, Kyle Gray Critical Thinking, Cooking, & Kids, Amplify, Emily Richett Katie Kimball – TEDX speaker and founder of the Kids Cook Real Food eCourse, She Who Overcomes, Mandy and Raychel Kids Cook Real Food, Dreamcast, Denise Walsh The Secret to Taking Risks & How to Make It Work – Behind the Scenes, Smart Passive Income, Pat Flynn Family Culture, Rising Moms, Renae Fieck How to empower your kids to cook and create more ease around mealtime, The Hippie Moms Podcast, Becky Wells Avoiding Chemicals in Sunscreen with the “Wikipedia of Sunscreen” Katie Kimball, Green Living with Tee, Therese “Tee” Forton-Barnes Healthy cooking with kids, confidence building, financial freedom & more, The Financially Free Woman, Sharon Sidhu The Kids’ Meal Revolution with Katie Kimball, Love The Leap, Dr. Renee Wellenstein Cooking with Kids Through COVID-19, Food Issues, Julie Revelant Kids’ Meal Revolution (Kids Cook Real Food!), Wyld Farm Family Fun, Troy Rice & Nick K Empowering our Kids with Health Agency, Future Generations, Dr. Stanton Hom How to Not Only Get Kids to Eat Healthier, But to Cook It Themselves!, Mums on a Mission, Julie Hatch Kids Cook Real Food Episode, Destination Health, Dr. Dan Cardellichio Kids Make Better Food Choices Than Their Parents, Family Success Secrets, Steve & Katie Keene It’s Time for a Kids’ Meal Revolution!, Elevating Motherhood, Lori Beth Auldridge Get Your Kids in the Kitchen and Empower Them with Real Food, That Organic Mom, Rebecca Huff Kids Cook Real Food with Katie Kimball, Heal Your Hunger, Tricia Nelson Kids Cook Real Food with Katie Kimball, Sarah and Dr. Brooke Show, Sarah Fragoso and Dr. Brooke Kalanick How to Teach Your Family & Your Kids to Cook Real Food!, Waist Away podcast, Chantel Ray Tips for Choosing Natural Sunscreen, The Spa Dr Podcast, Dr. Trevor Cates Teaching Kids to Cook (Youtube), podcast pt1/ pt2, Schoolhouse Rocked, Yvette Hampton 10 Life Changing Lessons Learned During Covid, Rising Moms podcast, Renae Fieck Creating a DIY Kitchen Summer Camp with Katie Kimball, creator of Kids Cook Real Food, In the Kitchen with CookSmarts, Jess Dang Sunscreen Uncovered: Debunking SPF Myths, Glow Therapy, Dr. Alissa de Jongh, ND Award Winning Katie Kimball Creator of Kids Cook Real Food, Word of Mom podcast, Dori DeCarlo Survival Skills 101 – Teaching Kids Kitchen Confidence, full blog post here, Recipes for Your Best Life podcast, Mareya Ibrahim How to Homeschool and Run Your Online Business While Keeping Your Sanity, Flourish to 7 Figures podcast, Monica Louie How Learning to Cook Can Empower Your Child, My Child Will Thrive Podcast, Tara Hunkin (February 2020) Family Meals Matter, Art of Parenting Podcast, Jeanne-Marie Paynel (February 2020) Getting Kids to Care About Healthy Food (and eat it too), Optimize Paleo Podcast (November 2019) Connecting with your Kids in the Kitchen, Powerful Parenting for Today’s Kids, Erin Taylor (November 2019) Inspiring Children to Love Healthy Food, Evolve Yoga (June 2019) Fire, Knives, and Your Family, Fat-Fueled Family Podcast (April 2019) How to Teach Kids to Prepare and Cook Real Food, Live Simply, Kristin Marr (March 2019) Kids in the Kitchen Build Connection, Confidence and Creativity, The Better Behavior Show with Dr. Nicole Beurkens (December 2018) How Do I Help My Kids Make Healthy Food Choices, BSL Nutrition, Ben Brown (December 2018) The Benefit and Beauty of Cooking With Kids, Your Morning Basket with Pam Barnhill (October 2018) Kids in the Kitchen: Overcoming Obstacles when Teaching Children to Cook, The Healthy Family Podcast with Maryann Jacobsen (October 2018) Getting Your Kids In the Kitchen, The Tiny Fit Diva, Kylene Terhune (September 2018) Why You Should Teach Your Kids to Cook, Simply A Dad Podcast, Dave Borden (September 2018) Starting Kids Off Right with Food, The Healthy Me Podcast, Trina Felber (August 2018) How Early Can You Start Working with Kids in the Kitchen? and Starting Babies Off Eating Healthy with Gold Coast Doulas (Summer 2018) Teaching Kids to Cook Real Food, A Slob Comes Clean podcast with Dana White (May 2018) 14 Homestead Kids Kitchen Tips for Stress Free Meal Times, Melissa K. Norris (May 2018) Teaching Kids to Cook Real Food, Fit Mama Real Food Radio (March 2018) Kids in the Kitchen, the Danielle Bean Girlfriends podcast (January 2017) Teaching Our Kids to Cook, the Kids Health Revolution Radio Show (January 2017) Baby Steps for Eating Real Food, Real Food Shopping Tips and Tricks, Teaching Kids to Cook Real Food, and Natural Parenting Tips, a series on Wellness Mama’s Healthy Moms podcast Know Your Food: Kids Cook Real Food, episode 132 – Traditional Cooking School by GNOWFGLINS The Transition from Job to Full-Time Entrepreneurs, Entrefamily (June 2015) Real Food & Killing Ants Naturally, Wellness Mama (June 2014) Know Your Food: Better Than a Box, episode 19 – Traditional Cooking School by GNOWFGLINS Doctor Prepper Show, Preparedness Radio Network (May 2010) Kitchen Stewardship and Griff n Prepper, Preparedness Radio Network (August 2010) Family Preparedness 101, Preparedness Radio Network (November 2010) Doctor Prepper Show, Preparedness Radio Network (May 2011) Live Speaking Events VIDEO Mindshare Future of Health Winner 2019 – video above Grand Rapids Diocesan Catechetical Conference, 2 Workshops, September 2019 Mindshare Summit: Future of Health Speaking Competition Winner, August 2019 Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Conference, Columbus, Ohio, 2 workshops in May 2019 Shared the stage with Dr. Kathy Koch, Pam Barnhill, Andrew Petersen and more at the St. Charles Great Homeschool Convention, March, 2019 The Practical Guide to Healthy, Holy Kids: How to Feed their body, Mind, & Soul in the Kitchen, St. Robert’s Parish, Ada, MI, October, 2018 How Kids Can Go Green: Holy Family Parish, Caledonia, MI (for K-5th graders), May, 2018 MOPS group meeting at Fairhaven church, Hudsonville, MI, May, 2016 Moms’ Bible Study, St. Michael’s Parish, Grand Ledge, MI Advent by Candlelight Keynote, Blessed Sacrament Parish, Grand Rapids, MI Advent by Candlelight Keynote, St. Thomas Parish, Grand Rapids, MI Koinonia Young Adult Group, Grand Rapids, MI “Just Food” at the Catholic Information Center of the Diocese of Grand Rapids 2010 Gleek Retreat, a blogging conference by bloggers, for bloggers. Speaking topic: “Getting and Keeping Readers” 2011 Blissdom Conference. Topic: Collaboration Virtual Speaking Events
This video is from the TEDxHartford Mini Talks 2020 – my segment starts at 05:54. Enjoy!
Conscious Parenting Documentary Series Health, Love, and Family Series: Discover How to Rebuild Family Connections Around the Table with April Bonney, October 2020 Natural Medicine at Home: Masterclass with Dr. Michelle Sands, October 2020 Autoimmune Brain Summit with Dr. Keesha Ewers, October 2020 Reset the Clock on Aging: Masterclass Series with Angie Uhle, September 2020 Integrative Pediatrics Summit with Dr. Joel “Gator” Warsh, August 2020 Stay Out of School Summit with Jordan Aspen, July 2020 The Leaky Brain Summit with Dr. Ryan Wohlfert, June 2020 The Strong-Willed Child Summit with Sonali Vongchusiri, May 2020 The Round Table Talk Show with Sharifah Hardie, April 24 2020 Corona virus Mini Series by Origins of Health, April 13-15 2020 Modern Stone Age Diet: Family Style April 2020 Non-Toxic Beauty Revolution Summit – March 9-15 2020 Modern Stone Age Diet Summit, October 2019 Laura Frontiero’s Vibrant Health Masterclass, July 2019 Digital Dementia Summit, May 2019 Panelist at 2019 Global Stress Summit through the American Institute of Stress, April 2019 Raising Happy, Healthy Christian Kids Summit, March 2019 A New Year, Your Best Year 2019 Conference for Moms, January 2019 Catholic Online Conference for Moms, October, 2018 Pregnancy & Motherhood Summit, Featured Speaker, August/September, 2018 Your Greatest Legacy: the Entrepreneur’s Guide to Raising Confident and Self-Reliant Children in an Entitled World Online Summit, March 2018 Women’s Day Out sponsored by Buist Community Assistance Center, Byron Center, MI, January 2018 (2 workshops) Be the Best Parent You can Be Summit, Fall 2017 The Healthy Mom Summit, January 2017 The Mom Conference, October 2015 and 2016 Ultimate Bundles: audio eCourse, 2015 Regular Guest lecturer for GNOWFGLINS eCourses Radio Print Online
Katie is the founder and editor at
Kitchen Stewardship and has been blogging there since 2009. Featured In: Articles Published Life Your Way, contributor (3+ years) BabyCenter.com, guest blogger, 10 articles Money Saving Mom, 3 guest posts 100 Days of Real Food, guest post The Art of Simple, guest posts Attune Foods, ambassador and writer, 2 years Michigan Apples a Family Tradition – Pure Michigan Tourism Blog Problogger, guest post Catholic Mom, contributor Miscellaneous Hosted online webinars for tens of thousands: Raising Adventurous Eaters, Beyond Baking Cookies, God’s Plan for Healthy Families Trained at Bo Eason’s Personal Story Power Grand Rapids Local First media supporter; 2012, 2013 Save Save Save