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Chrystal Carver is the recipe developer and writer behind She comes from a family with a history of cooking and baking, and has been an avid baker since she was little. Chrystal started developing gluten-free recipes in 2008 when her daughters both tested gluten-intolerant. Chrystal believes that baking gluten-free should not require extravagant ingredients or rigorous steps. With her background in problem solving and design for usability, she started converting every day gluten-containing classics to easy gluten-free recipes.

Chrystal enjoys working in the community, volunteering and pleasing gluten-free palates. In her free time she enjoys developing recipes, hiking, swimming and traveling with her husband and two daughters. Chrystal and her family currently reside in Portland, Oregon.

SWEET & SIMPLE GLUTEN-FREE BAKING: Irresistible classics in 10 ingredients or less! has just been released here in various ebook formats.