EP211: Getting Kids to Care About Healthy Food (& Eat It Too) with Katie Kimball


Getting our kids excited about whole foods today can feel like an uphill battle.

Junk food is everywhere.

There isn’t always time to cook meals from scratch at home.

And for those of us who didn’t grow up cooking, getting kids involved in the kitchen can be INTIMIDATING.

Thankfully, that can all change today because Katie Kimball, creator of Kids Cook Real Food Program is here today to teach us all how to get kids excited about food and cooking! As a former teacher, her strategies are cleverly curated and effective and I know you’ll LOVE them. 

(My Mav has officially completed her knife skills course and his kitchen confidence is soaring:)

Here are some of the awesome tips you’re in for...

  • The biggest mistake we make as parents when trying to get our kids to eat healthfully
  • The 3 steps for avoiding power struggles at the dinner table
  • How to ensure your kids are hungry at dinnertime
  • A sample dinner plate for kids
  • How to get kids to understand the consequences of food
  • How to limit sweets, without completely depriving our kids of them
  • How to navigate Halloween gracefully
  • The age where you may want to stop policing sweets
  • The best way to get kids motivated to eat whole foods
  • Simple strategies for getting kids involved in the kitchen 
  • The best time to get kids involved in the kitchen 
  • How to teach kids to understand kitchen measurements
  • When it’s time to raise your expectations in the kitchen 
  • Why she doesn’t recommend special knives for kids
  • How old kids should be before they use real knives
  • Strategies for handling food allergies and sensitivities gracefully
  • The #1 thing you must do when your kid feels left out due to a food sensitivity
  • How to keep kids excited about whole foods outside your home
  • The common mistake many parents make that encourages disordered eating
  • The food her neighbor removed to get rid of her headaches
  • And so much more!

Tune in now and share this information with all of the parents in your life! 

Show Notes:

FREE: Knife Skills Class for Kids 
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Katie Kimball is the voice of healthy kids cooking working to restore the health of our young generation, one kitchen at a time. She’s a cookbook author, Stress Mastery Educator, and regular TV contributor who has shared her journey to real food and natural living for 10 years at Kitchen Stewardship, a blog that helps families stay healthy without going crazy. Along with her 4 children, she created the Kids Cook Real Food eCourse to help other parents teach their kids to cook, build family connection in the kitchen and supercharge kids’ confidence and creativity

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