But those of you who know me personally know that I am gluten intolerant... because I am a Celiac, I cannot consume traditional baked goods. So when the donut envy got the better of me on Friday, my husband (who is not Celiac) offered to purchase a sprinkle donut for me at Tim's, bring it home and take a bite out of it for me... how sweet of him! He even said he would be happy to consume the rest after I photographed it and painted it... how 'thoughtful' of him. I may have to paint a few more desserts, and some of them will be gluten-free... we'll see if you can tell the difference!
My friend Ellen, has a wonderful blog devoted to being Gluten-free called 'The Celiac Scene ' with restaurant recommendations, travel info etc, for anyone who has family member or friend with this sensitivity.
Since being diagnosed as a Celiac I often wonder how many celebrities have a gluten sensitivity. While watching TV the other morning (yes, I was doing sit-ups at the same time... a girls has to multitask whenever possible) I caught the tail end of 'The View'. Whoopi and Sherri where sampling cupcakes from numerous sources and when they got to the table with cupcakes from a bakery in New York City called 'Baby Cakes' (I have been to this one too) they called Elizabeth Hasselbeck over because she is Celiac and could eat these samples! I was surprised to read that Elizabeth wrote a book that was on the New York Times best seller list, called ' The G-Free Diet'. I think I'll get it to read.
$150.00. 10x10 oil on canvas (the donut 'painting' is guaranteed gluten-free!)