The best way to make Spring Rolls (rice paper wraps)

Once upon a time, I thought it would be fun to make spring rolls. Naturally, as common sense would have it, I followed the instructions on the rice paper wrap packet. Pretty simple you would think. Nope, actually, it was not.  They were a bit hit and miss. More often than not the instructions would [...]

Trinity’s Guide To Making Sauerkraut (in a jar) with video

Sauerkraut is essentially finely shredded cabbage that has been allowed to ferment with naturally occurring lactic acid ‘friendly’ bacteria. I say ‘cabbage’ although you can include other veggies in this process too. The sauerkraut is actually achieved by a natural and healthy process of pickling called lactic acid fermentation. The friendly bacteria are already present [...]

Fresh Mango & Ginger Chutney Recipe (without nasty sugar)

I honestly don't know what everyone else does to make their chutney, especially since there are a gazillion different ways to make it. Today I decided to share my 'conscious kitchen' version for my readers here. I find mango chutney exceedingly more-ish. My version is sweet (but not too sweet) with a warming spicy tang [...]

The easiest “Onion & Tamari Gravy” – gluten-free vegan

This just works - it's a real hit and it is very easy to make. You simply need water, onion powder, tamari (or shoyu) and onion powder. Wave a little magic and you are done haha. Well almost! Whilst it can be such a beautiful and soul-inspiring experience to spend time in the kitchen, I [...]

Rosemary Roast Potatoes – a healthier roastie!

Oh wow, potatoes. They just hit the spot. For an extra special occasion (or just because for no reason what-so-ever) I like to roast them. Roasting brings out their depth, their natural nurturing sweetness and transforms them into something incredibly delicious. There are lots of ways to do roasties, although I always prefer to use [...]

Gluten-free Vegan Flatbread – oven-baked, easy with great texture

If you have had to give up gluten or even if you are just avoiding it, then one of the things that you are most likely to miss, more than anything else is bread. It took me a little while to get used to not having bread, although, after a few months, I kind of [...]

Trinity’s Original Tomoconut Sauce (good for just about everything)

This is, hands down, the best 'easy' sauce I have ever made! Blending tomato with coconut is one of the reasons why divine alchemy works so well in the Conscious Kitchen. This coconut/tomato combination features in many different recipes (just sayin' that in case you are new here). Today we are taking things right back down [...]

Gluten-free Vegan Flatbread (rice flour, flaxseed, tomato style)

Easy, gluten-free, vegan bread is a very common request that I get asked for. Worry not - I am on the case! It seems that is usually difficult to find decent, pre-bought gluten-free bread with good, wholesome ingredients in. So... let's make our own! Keeping it simple, today I decided to share a popular recipe from [...]

Sweet Potato Hummus for a lighter delicious hummus (naturally vegan)

Hummus is fabulous stuff. You can add it to a salad, have it in a sandwich or wrap, enjoy a hearty dollop on a baked potato, dunk veggies or potato wedges in it or simply pop it in some pita bread with falafels. Traditionally hummus was made with chickpeas, tahini, lemon, oil, garlic and salt, [...]