Maia Welbel

vegan hamantaschen with jelly filling

Easy vegan hamantaschen

Slightly nutty with a tahini twist, these festive vegan triangle cookies are easy to whip up and honestly good for any occasion. Your go-to Purim hamantaschen from now on!

February 24, 2021 | by Maia Welbel

vegan challah

How to make vegan challah

Over the years we’ve tried various techniques for perfecting vegan challah, and this recipe is one I personally find evokes childhood nostalgia in the sweetest way. The flavor is nuttier and more complex than the cloud-like slices I savored in elementary school thanks to whole spelt flour and the addition of flax meal.

September 16, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

Sweet Potato Brownies

30 minute sweet potato brownies

Sweet potatoes are perfect for vegan baking, offering an earthy sweetness that pairs beautifully with chocolate! You can even keep the peels on!

August 9, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

carrot cake banana bread Hawnuh Lee Closed Loop Cooking

Carrot cake banana bread (aka anything you’ve got vegan quick bread)

This bread is the epitome of improvisational baking, making approximate substitutions when your pantry is running low or supplies are limited.

April 16, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

Two Tone Muffins

Two-tone orange gingerbread muffins

A delicious homemade treat that combines fresh orange juice and warm gingerbread for an unexpected Valentine’s day treat. Vegan and package free it’ll surely surprise anyone in the kitchen.

February 13, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

Molasses Cookies Stacked

Spiced almond butter molasses cookies

These vegan cookies are gluten-free and perfect for any holiday occasion. Spiced almond butter and molasses make for one festive baked good.

December 20, 2019 | by Maia Welbel

tahini trail mix cookies, stacked

Tahini trail mix cookies

A perfect snack to have on hand, with homemade tahini and lightly sweetened with maple syrup. Cookies with just the right amount of salty / sweet!

May 14, 2019 | by Maia Welbel