Karina Allrich was diagnosed with celiac disease, a condition intolerant of gluten, in 2001. Allrich says she started her blog because she wanted to help others suffering in the same way she was. "There was a dearth of good gluten-free recipes when I was diagnosed in 2001, so I began sharing my own recipes online," Allrich told Reporting One Blog. She started blogging in 2005 has become known by many as a "gluten-free goddess." She creates all of her own gluten-free recipes and shares them on her blog, Twitter, and Facebook.