wellness

Jamaican Cornmeal Porridge (recipe)

Jamaican Cornmeal Porridge (recipe)

This post was originally published on April 1, 2007. It has been updated once since then In 2007 I was asked to share Five (Foodie) Things Most People Don’t Know About Me. One of them was that cornmeal porridge is one of my ultimate comfort […]

How many eggs should a person consume a day?

How many eggs should a person consume a day?

This post was originally published on June 21, 2006. It has been updated twice since then. First they were good for you. Then they were bad. Then they were good again. Trying to keep up with the ‘experts’ is a dizzying game sometimes! Still, when […]

MSG and Me

MSG and Me

Recently, within minutes of eating one of my mother’s egg foo yungs, I found myself developing a splitting migraine headache and growing weak. The onset was so rapid and violent that I became alarmed. Only a few days prior the same incident had happened to […]

Choices on Tempo: Roots, Reality, Culture (video)

Here at TriniGourmet I always try to maintain a balance between indulgence and healthy living. It is this type of balance that I think is the key to a harmonious life and overall wellness. Although my focus here is food, this blog and my everyday […]

BBM 2.0 – Le Saunier Fleur de Sel de Camargue (French Sea Salt)

BBM 2.0 – Le Saunier Fleur de Sel de Camargue (French Sea Salt)

Sea Salt! I love Sea Salt! I started buying it a few years ago after TruValu stopped stocking kosher salt. I loved its coarse texture, intense flavour and of course, being the health hippy that I was raised to be, its trace mineral goodness. Normally […]

Organic Market – Trinidad

Found the following online. Definitely interested in checking it out! Title: Organic Market Category: Community/Festival Time: Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Contact: Gillian Goddard Venue: Rear Cottage, 80 Roberts St, Port of Spain Phone Contact: 868 379-6860 or 722-8559 Complete Description: Every Saturday Sun […]

November’s Top 3 Healthy Eating Tips

November’s Top 3 Healthy Eating Tips

Now that we are officially heading into holiday season I think it’s time to remember that joyful eating and healthy eating -CAN- go together! You’ll feel better engaging in moderation as well the following 3 quick tips for healthy eating during the holidays 🙂 1. […]

Study: Vegetables may keep brains younger

From Yahoo!News By LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer Mon Oct 23, 7:41 PM ET CHICAGO – New research on vegetables and aging gives mothers another reason to say “I told you so.” It found that eating vegetables appears to help keep the brain young and […]

Chocolate: Love at First Bite – or Sight

A new study of people who crave chocolate shows that eating chocolate, or even just looking at a picture of it, turns on pleasure centers in the brains of cravers far more than in people who don’t crave the confection. Viewing pictures of chocolate also […]

Know Thy Olive!

Did you know that there are over 60 varieties of olives? The other day while watching the Food Network I saw one of the chefs in a supermarket of some sort looking for olives. My jaw dropped as I witnessed open containers (buffet style) of […]