About Anastasia

Anastasia (previously known as Trinity) 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, Ana creates from a heartfelt, meditative and joyful space, inspired by her compassion for all sentient life.

What wild animals can teach us about stepping out of the mind and into the heart

‘How do the geese know when to fly to the sun? Who tells them the seasons? How do we, humans, know when it is time to move on? As with the migrant birds, so surely with us, there is a voice within, if only we would listen to it, that tells us so certainly when [...]

Black Bean Vegan Tacos (with organic corn shells) gluten-free

Tacos are awesome traditional Mexican food, made with a shell of ground corn. Today, that is what I am getting excited about here in my kitchen because I've created the most delectably delicious 'Kind Earth Kitchen' version of these little beauties. I think you will love 'em! A taco is basically a 'tortilla' folded or [...]

Everything you need to know about Turmeric – the golden spice

Turmeric has a rich and colourful history with records of its use dating back over 4000 years. Originating from Southeast Asia, it is one of the most beneficial spices known on this Earth for health and wellness. Turmeric is grown both as a kitchen spice and for medicinal purposes. With its peppery, playful and somewhat bitter [...]

Chocolate Orange Gingerbread Cake – gluten-free, vegan and naturally sweetened

I was visiting a friend on the island and in my usual style, I just HAD to take some cake. There is just something about sharing cake over a nice cup of tea. My friend does this gorgeous 'Japanese style tea ceremony' thing no matter what the occasion... so the whole thing is like a [...]

Creamy Coconut & Cinnamon Oat Porridge (vegan, gluten-free option)

Breakfast time! I don't know about you but when the cooler weather hits there's nothing like an oat porridge in the morning. But would you know it, oat porridge is actually a bit of an ancient thing? Before the advent of some of the more modern baking techniques, it used to be a staple food [...]

La Palma Island Banana Bread – gluten-free, vegan deliciousness

After leaving my old life behind I've gravitated towards simplicity. I feel to hold to space open for the right things to come along, so I am keen not to fill my space unnecessarily. However, I was starting to feel like something was missing for me. I feel happier than I've felt in the longest [...]