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The 40/40 Experience

At the same time I decided to go refined sugar-free for “lent” I also committed to a 40 day yoga challenge. I was already attending classes 4-6 times a week, and with the reward of a free unlimited month pass & three workshops after successful completion, I was sold. All I had to do was show up […]

Butter: Bad Headline, Good News

“Butter is Back” Mark Bittman (or one of his editors at the NYT) proclaimed in the headline of a recent Op-ed, which jolted people into internet activism last week (otherwise known as commenting/sharing/liking). Based on a recent review of studies on the effects of saturated fat on heart disease in the Annals of Internal Medicine, […]

Holiday Eats!

I have always enjoyed reading blogs, but I have a newfound respect for bloggers. As much as I love reading and thinking about food, it takes a lot of effort to write consistently. Three months ago I felt like I needed to restrain myself from hitting the publish button multiple times a week, sadly that […]


Not as tasty as the sausage variety, but check out these links over your cup of coffee. Here’s whats up in the food world this week…  politics The drive for ethanol has become an ecological disaster. AP News reports that five million acres set aside for conservation (an area larger than yellowstone + the everglades) […]


I will be posting a monthly guide for what is in season based on information provided by  Louisiana Grown, a project of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that seeks to promote LA farmers through statewide branding. I think fall might be Louisiana’s best kept secret. The days are drenched in sunlight, the air is […]


Woah, guys. Things have gotten real busy around here and brayfood has been slightly neglected. Between 8 to 10 hour work days and trying to squeeze in yoga and a little fun, I have been busy and exhausted. I’ve had the bold idea to wake up at 7 and do a little blogging before work, […]

Farmer’s Markets/CSAs/Food Hubs per State

Infographic from Sustainable America, a Stamford, Connecticut-based non-profit focused on the intertwined issues of food and fuel. Check out their blog for easier to digest information on complex issues. Louisiana may be ranked very low now, but the tides are changing here and I expect the state to move up considerably in the near future. I […]