This weekend, the Gluten Intolerance Group and Pamela’s Products are trying to spread the word about gluten intolerances by sponsoring the Gluten Free Weekend Challenge. This, of course, corresponds with possibly the best Canadian holiday weekend, “May Two-Four” as it is lovingly called (or “May Long” if you live out west).
The deal is to pledge (no money, just your word) to spend the entire weekend eating gluten-free, and they’ve provided a series of recipes so you, you know, don’t starve. Some of them use Pamela’s all purpose flour/baking mix, and I do not know if you can get that here, but not all of the recipes do. And some look down-right tasty.
Obviously those of us with gluten intolerances will already be eating gluten-free this weekend, but let your network know about this. Get your friends and family to try some gluten-free recipes, and see that it’s really not so bad to be living in our shoes.
Edit: A friend told me she would not be giving up beer for May Two-Four weekend in order to participate. My suggestion? Drink vodka. Less calories.