About Trinity @ Trinity's Conscious Kitchen

Trinity Bourne is a recipe developer, retreat chef and food blogger with over 22 years of experience in the world of conscious cuisine. After a profound spiritual awakening in 1995, Trinity creates from a heartfelt, meditative and joyful space, inspired by her compassion for all sentient life.

Melt in the mouth, chocolate chip, vanilla biscuits – gluten-free vegan

I've experimented a lot with  gluten-free, vegan baking over the last few years and love the exciting plethora of textures and experiences that can be created. It all depends on how you use the ingredients available to you. This biscuit is all about its 'melt-in-the-mouth' texture and it's gorgeous taste. It holds together exceedingly well [...]

Beetroot Masala Dahl with Leeks, Ginger and Coconut – easy vegan meal

This week I've decided to share my delicious beetroot inspired masala dahl recipe. This rather easy blend, contains leeks, red lentils, tomatoes (in the form of passata/crushed tomatoes), garam masala and a hint of coconut. The flavours all dance and entwine in the pot, to create a wonderful feast of deliciousness. It's an economical dish, [...]

Gluten-free Vegan Chocolate Cake – easy, delicious & healthy!

Gluten-free,  no-bake desserts has been my speciality for best part of 20 years (raw brownies, energy bars, puddings). Gluten-free, vegan, BAKING however, is a whole different ball game. It requires a new and exciting kind of culinary alchemy. Gluten-free, vegan cake baking is a newer string to my bow, something I've developed over the last [...]

Super Seed Energy Balls with hemp, pumpkin, flax and sunflower seeds

Move over nuts! Seeds are the holy grail of plant-foods. They're tiny, shy and little - easily over looked  and ignored - or at best, used as a salad garnish. Most people prefer nuts (I guess because of their more seductive taste and bite-sizedness). But, let me shout from the hilltops my friends...  "Seeds are some [...]

Creamy Baba Ganoush with a Hint of Smoked Paprika (easy vegan recipe)

In some parts of the world the aubergine is called eggplant. I live in England, so in this article, I am going to refer to it as 'aubergine'. What's not to love about the aubergine! When picked raw it has a sort of spongy, proud texture. It comes in lots of different colours and varieties [...]

Vegetables that are actually FRUITS – how many can you guess?

It's very common to think of fruits as 'sweet' things and vegetables as 'savoury'. But botanically speaking, it's not always that straight forward. So, how can you tell if a vegetable is actually a fruit? A fruit is actually something that produces seeds inside.  The seed develops from the ovary of a flowering plant, Vegetables [...]

Why Is Connecting With Nature So Good For Our Health & Well-being?

Have you ever noticed how good you feel after going for a walk in nature? Or how relaxed you feel when sitting down in a park, pottering in a garden, walking barefoot on the beach or even sitting on a lawn? There's something about connecting with the Earth that harmonises our internal rhythms, induces inner-peace [...]

Cacao Smoothies – 3 super healthy ways

I've got excellent news. Cacao is actually GOOD for you and it's here to stay! Cacao is chock-full (and I mean CHOCK-FULL) of antioxidants. Antioxidants are compounds that protect the cells of the human body to prevent premature aging and disease. Cacao is particularly rich in polyphenols, known for their beneficial influence on cardiovascular health. In [...]

Black Bean & Mushroom Shepherds Pie – that every one will love!

This week due to popular request, I am sharing my feel-good, hearty and delicious, vegan shepherds pie recipe. This meal is all about a well-balanced, nutritious, gluten-free, vegan feast of deliciousness. I'd just like to take a moment to share my heartfelt thanks to everyone who has been sharing their excitement with me over this [...]