About Kristen

 Kristen Wood of the gluten-free food blog MOON and spoon and yum.

Hi, I’m Kristen! I’m a mama, photographer, writer and recipe developer based in Flagstaff, Arizona. I’m also the author of The Vegetarian Family Cookbook. I’ve been a vegetarian since the age of eight (my children and life partner are vegetarian, too). While I’ve followed a gluten-free diet for a few years now, my family does not, so many of my gluten-free recipes have been tested with and can be made interchangeably with regular all-purpose flour as well! I greatly enjoy the creative and intuitive side of culinary exploration; and strive to create well-rounded whole foods-based, refined sugar-free creations that the whole family can enjoy. When I’m not in the kitchen, I can be found roaming the forest or desert (camera in hand!).

You can find some interviews with me over on Putumayo Kitchen, EatBlogTalk, and The Chopped Podcast.

About the Blog

MOON and spoon and yum is a food blog that focuses on whole foods-based, refined sugar-free, gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan family friendly recipes! In addition to being a food blog, MOON and spoon and yum also provides an interview series with food bloggers, cookbook and product reviews, crafts, how-to posts + more!

I’m available for sponsored posts, product reviews, recipe development, food and product photography, + much more. A complete media kit is available upon request (please contact me here)!

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Catch a glimpse of my nature, travel and landscape photography here and here.