Katie Kimball in the Media

Katie Kimball, CSME, is an Award-Winning Speaker.Katie Kimball

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.

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 StressCertified Stress Mastery Educator Badge

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:

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

TEDxHartford 2021: Picky Eating Isn’t About The Food

Here’s the talk that all parents of picky eaters (from now on to be known as “learning to eat”) need to hear:

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.

Media appearances include:



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Live Speaking Events

  • 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




Katie is the founder and editor at Kitchen Stewardship and has been blogging there since 2009.

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  • 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