October 7, 2010
Torie Christensen, 21, a Steamboat Springs High School graduate, recently published a cookbook of gluten-free recipes. The college student learned in high school she had an intolerance to gluten, dairy and eggs, and she used her passion for cooking to overcome those dietary restrictions.
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Torie Christensen’s intolerance to gluten and dairy had all but eliminated her ability to eat the sumptuous baked goods she created alongside her mother and grandmother. But it wasn’t long before the perseverant teenager rose above her limitations. In May, her experiments came to fruition in a cookbook she self-published.