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7 Everyday Foods NOT Proven Safe for Kids

July 15th, 2014 · 41 Comments · Food for Thought

Did you know there are over 200 synthetic chemicals found in the cord blood of newborns, influences of civilized society with unknown effects that our children are exposed to even before they are born? Pondering the number of foods, chemicals, products and other environmental influences that are in our children’s world that weren’t even around […]

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Quit "Real-Washing" my Clean Eating!

January 10th, 2013 · 51 Comments · Food for Thought

The world of food is a tricky thing. Sometimes I envy our distant, distant ancestors who only had to worry about two things: 1. Can I eat this? or 2. Will it kill me? Every so often somebody taught everyone else the answer to question two by keeling over after eating a poisonous mushroom, but […]

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Artificial Colors: The Final Update

April 12th, 2012 · 30 Comments · Special Situations

I let both kids have a jelly bean – before supper! – as we gathered at my in-laws’ for Easter dinner on Saturday. Leah was just excited to have a candy, period, because she always is and loves her sweets. Paul  understood the full weight of the treat: “But they have artificial colors, don’t they, […]

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I’m so Mad I’m Turning RED (no. 5)

March 30th, 2012 · 118 Comments · Science of Nutrition, Special Situations

I have a renewed, deep distaste for the food processing industry. I’ve been getting many, many comments from readers on previous posts about food dyes, and the more I learn, the more I get sick about what our country, big business, and the assenting families who purchase junk and don’t know any better are allowing […]

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Welcome!  Meet Katie.

I embrace butter. I make homemade yogurt. I eat traditional real food – plants and animals that God created, not products of plants where food scientists work. Here at Kitchen Stewardship, I share how I strive to be a good steward of my family's nutrition, the environment, and our budget, all without spending every second in the kitchen. Learn more about the mission of KS here.

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