Preheat oven to 350 °F.
In a small bowl combine milk alternative with yeast. (For water, mix 1 tsp sugar in water and then add yeast.) Stir to dissolve yeast and set aside.
Combine all dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients and yeast mixture. If using water, add 2 extra tablespoons of water. Mix well. Dough will look wet, thick, and pasty
Place dough in a greased 9 x 5 inch loaf pan. Wet hands and smooth dough, then press an indentation along the center of the length of the loaf.
Bake 25-28 minutes. Test for doneness with a toothpick. Cool briefly before removing from pan. Refrigerate or freeze extra servings.