We love our bread, don’t we?

But bread, for me, is a complicated subject because I’m self-diagnosed as gluten-intolerant. Eliminating wheat from my diet ended a three-decades-long digestive problem. But, oh what I gave up! 

Yes, I had plenty of tests to try to figure out what was wrong with me. I was told I had acid reflux. But the treatment program didn’t help. Once the medication was removed, the pain and suffering was back. Only when I took myself off wheat, did the problem disappear. Within days, I experienced a state of normal I hadn’t known in years. The pain was gone. 

BreadBut here’s the thing. I’m not convinced the problem is wheat. I suspect, though I can’t prove it’s true, that my real issue has to do with pesticides, herbicides, and the way wheat has been genetically modified over the decades. I doubt I’ll ever know for sure. 

In doing a little research on bread, I happened on this fun Canadian blog that discusses the history of bread. Did you know historically grains have been eaten for 30,000 years? As I read on, I became curious about the company the blog belongs to. They use only organic certified wheat, which means non-gmo, no pesticides, and no herbicides. If I lived in that town, I’d be there first thing to give their bread a try.

I’m wondering now, after four years of gluten-free, if I could tolerate an organic, artisanal bread. One day, I’ll try and let you know. In the meantime, the gluten-free options have improved tremendously. I have a toast I thoroughly enjoy and one restaurant in town makes a gluten-free pizza to die for.

So, I still get to enjoy bread, but it’s not the same. Sometimes, when I’m at a restaurant that bakes it’s own bread, I’ll just smell it for the remembered pleasure.




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