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Kim Christensen

Minneapolis, Minnesota
I'm a gluten free Lymie with food allergies who likes to write, cook, and eat. When I'm not in the kitchen? I dig DIY stuff, crafting, natural health, sustainability, music, and positivity. My plans for the future involve going to school for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, living on a... Full Bio
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Sugar-Free Pear Berry Crisp (gluten-free, vegan, ACD) by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I made this crisp to take along to a dinner with friends last weekend. In addition to sharing allergies, intolerances, restrictions, often waning energy levels, and ... Read on »
Corned Beef & Sweet Potato Hash (gluten-free) by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies When I was a kid, sometimes my dad would buy those cans of Hormel® Mary Kitchen® corned beef hash . I remember being fascinated by the way the unappetizing pasty, f ... Read on »
Charcutepalooza: Homemade Corned Beef by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I am a recovering vegetarian. My 10 year plant-fueled career spanned my formative cooking years. I became a whiz with all things vegetal, but was robbed of a decent ... Read on »
Mexican Spice Adzuki Bean Fudge (gluten-free, dairy-free, cane sugar-free, low sugar) by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Ever since coming up with my recipe for Black Bean Fudge  a couple years ago, various bean fudges have been my go-to quick dessert. But surprisingly, I've never pos ... Read on »
MPLS Swappers: Food Swap Love comes to Minneapolis on March 19! by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Homemade Jam is the perfect contribution to a Food Swap. Canning jars and homemade curry powder in hand, I am following the lead of  Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking a ... Read on »
Sesame Adzuki Bean Dip (gluten-free, vegan, ACD) by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies This dip packs a surprising amount of flavor - warm, nutty, spicy, pungent.  And it couldn't be easier to make! I am including this recipe in this month's SOS Kitch ... Read on »
Socca with Rosemary and Cumin (gluten-free, vegan, ACD) by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Once you make socca, you'll never want to live a life without it. Socca is a thin, unleavened flatbread or pancake made from chickpea flour.  Known in Italy as fari ... Read on »
March SOS Kitchen Challenge Reveal: a bean of many names by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Merry March! A new month brings a new SOS Kitchen Challenge , the monthly recipe event hosted by Ricki and me celebrating vegan, sugar-free, natural recipes using a ... Read on »
February SOS Kitchen Challenge Stevia Round-up & Giveaway Winners by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies   Thanks to everyone who submitted a recipe using stevia for February's SOS Kitchen Challenge ! As always, we received a stellar collection of recipes!  And I want to ... Read on »
Grain-Free Double Chocolate Cookies (gluten-free, dairy-free, cane sugar-free, low sugar) by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Oh yeah! I made a few tweaks to my recipe for Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies and ended up with these chocolate-packed nibbles of bliss.  No flour, lots of prote ... Read on »
Spicy Tuna & Black Bean Salad with Romaine and Chile-Toasted Pepitas by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies As the winter goes on, the more I crave spicy food. I am adding various forms of dried and fresh hot peppers to just about everything I'm eating these days, and am ... Read on »
Zesty Breakfast Meatloaf (gluten-free, ACD) by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies I have recently fallen in love with pork. Pork tenderloin, bacon, prosciutto, sausages, I just can't stop myself. One of my favorites is ground pork breakfast sausa ... Read on »
Grain-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt Flakes (gluten-free, grain-free, cane sugar-free) by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Over the weekend, Minneapolis received about a foot of snow in less than 24 hours. I woke up, saw the snowflakes, and immediately wanted to spend the day stuffing m ... Read on »
Creamy Hemp Milk (gluten-free, vegan, raw, ACD) by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies This is my go-to recipe for a quick milk, a simple combination of filtered water, hemp seeds, and chia seeds. Hemp seeds do not contain phytic acid, are easily assi ... Read on »
Silk Road Chickpea & Millet Stew (gluten-free, vegan, ACD) by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies   Lately I've been been paging through my copy of  Silk Road Cooking: A Vegetarian Journey  by  Najmieh Batmanglij  rather obsessively  I have had this cookbook f ... Read on »
Hummus with Toasted Cumin and Paprika (gluten-free, vegan, ACD) by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies These days, hummus is a commonplace food at restaurants, in cookbooks, and in the blogosphere. But I say, "So what?" Hummus is delicious, economical, easy-to-prepar ... Read on »
A culture of love by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies love is everywhere "Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it." -Rumi ... Read on »
Blueberry Soaked Oatmeal Smoothie (gluten-free, vegan, ACD, raw by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies The secret to this smoothie's magical color is frozen blueberries. Whenever there is an abundance of natural color, there is usually an abundance of vitamins, miner ... Read on »
Homemade Honey Chocolate for your Honey (gluten-free, cane sugar-free) by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Ah, Valentine's Day is just around the bend. I generally tend to be a bit of a cynic when it comes to Valentine's Day, but I do like the opportunity to indulge my d ... Read on »
Dairy-Free Coconut Milk Kefir Ice Cream with Mixed Berries, No Ice Cream-Maker Required by Kim Christensen Posted in: Blog Posts in Allergies Perfectly pink and full of probiotics. My housemate Mary has been making coconut milk kefir lately, and our refrigerator was rather full of the stuff. She is using ... Read on »