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How About A Real Muffin?

What’s bad food? Is it food that tastes bad? Food that makes you feel guilty? Or just food that really isn’t food? Like many American women, up until very recently I’d have said it’s food that makes you feel guilty, essentially food that might make you gain weight.

I had a bad, grocery store muffin experience last weekend. Bad not because I felt guilty about it (okay I did), but bad because it was junk food; something created from a formula, not a recipe, something meant to evoke the experience of “muffiness”, without ever needing to actually be a muffin.

I immediately wished I’d gone to a real bakery, (where the muffins would have cost more) or just made my own.

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