How to Peel a Cassava

This month’s Compère magazine issue focused on the 6th important food, a staple food eaten by many, 800 million people, mostly in the developing countries. This starchy tuber is also a favourite for my family and for this reason we showcase, along with the recipes, six of our favourite cassava meals.   However, before you rush…

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10 Nutritiously Delicious Quick Meals

Let’s face it. Not every one likes to cook or stay hours in the kitchen cooking; and many with good reasons as well. But some recipes do take a lot of time to do. Also, people with demanding jobs struggle to get the time to prepare their own meals.  Therefore, simple meals are more suited…

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Simply Trini’s 7th Anniversary

We truly have a lot to celebrate.  It is Simply Trini Cooking’s 7th Year Anniversary.  On the whole it has been an enjoyable and busy time here.  We have posted almost 500 recipes and a little over 200 articles on the site to date.  It is a remarkable accomplishment!  And I hope this commitment to…

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What you should know about diabetes

Diabetes is a growing problem in our country. With our population at an all time high in weight gain and a low in health care, the problem is only growing. Diabetes (or Diabetes Mellitus)  is a disease characterized by a malfunctioning metabolism and a high blood sugar level. The result can be low levels of…

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22 Tips to Treat and Prevent Kidney Stones

There are several things that you can do at home to treat and even prevent kidney stones. Here are 22 tips. 1. Drink Water. Probably one of the simplest things that you can do, drinking water can really help lessen your chance of getting kidney stones. You should drink a minimum of 50% of body…

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Soursop Ice Cream

Before I get into the Soursop Ice cream post, I would like to share a little about my writing…….. Sometimes I wonder if visitors read the introduction to each recipe.  Do you just skip the writing and go straight to the recipe?  How many of you really take on what I have to say? Or, …

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Can Sugar and Salt be Toxic?

I’ve often wondered why some people always have to add salt to their food or why others crave sweet desserts often.  Sugar and salt seem to be our our main nemesis when it comes to healthy eating.  These two food enhancers are also considered to be very addictive.    Interestingly, both have high market value and…

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Kidney Stones

I thought something could be said about kidney stones because so many people suffer from it due mostly to their poor dietary habits.  It is interesting how this painful ailment can be prevented, yet a lot of people get it.  Why is this so?  Studies show that people who eat too much sugar foods and…

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5 Things to Remember When Consuming Alcohol

This is the season when many people consume too much alcohol.  Here are five important things you should remember  when consuming alcohol during this Carnival season (or any other event that encourages heavy drinking) because over-consumption can place the drinker at a physical and health risk .   If not managed properly one can cause damage…

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