Author Archives: The New Loaf

Vegan Spelt Chocolate Cupcakes

These cupcakes are vegan and made with spelt flour. They are easy-to-make and would be great topped with a vegan buttercream. Vegan Spelt Chocolate Cupcakes Ingredients 1/2 cup soy milk 1/2 cup sugar 2 and 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1/2 tbsp vanilla 3/4 cups spelt flour 2 and 1/2 tbsp […]

Maple Pumpkin Scones

These scones are soft and moist, with melding flavours of pumpkin, cinnamon, and maple. The maple glaze is the perfect amount of sweetness. I also learned you can make powdered sugar at home. Just whirl white sugar in a coffee grinder for 10 seconds, and you’ll get powdered sugar. Maple Pumpkin Scones Ingredients 2 cups […]

Vegan Carrot and Banana Muffins

For this post, I am grateful for the vegan blogging community I’ve met through this blog and how much I’ve learned about vegan cooking and baking since starting this blog. I’ve been so impressed by the amazing and delicious egg and dairy free recipes I’ve come across. I’m only starting to experiment with vegan baking, […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie

I don’t have a thankfulness connection for this recipe, except a general thankfulness for the winning combination that is peanut butter and chocolate. I tried to make my own chocolate and oatmeal crust here, and it was less than stellar, so I’d suggest using an Oreo cookie crust like this one. Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie […]

Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

For today’s gratitude: I am grateful for my family. I have a loving, wonderful family and many fond memories of childhood. Chocolate chip cookies were one of my favourite childhood treats. I remember making cookies with my mom and my sister, and eating indecent amounts of cookie dough. My mom would disappear to the pantry, […]

Cauliflower Curry

Continuing my theme of gratitude, I’m lucky to live in a city with great Indian restaurants. Indian is one of my favourite types of food, and it’s always a great choice for vegetarians going out for supper. However, I’ve never had much success making it at home until now. This is the best dish I’ve […]

Gratitude and Raisin Scones

So I went on a short “blog break” to give myself some time to evaluate what I want from this blog. I created this blog because I wanted to have a space to develop the creative aspect of my life. But it’s not quite filling the gap in the way I’d hoped. I’ve decided I’m […]