Category Archives: Gluten-Free

Slow Cooker Baked Beans

As a young vegetarian I often turned to the old canned standby: baked beans. On those days I was too busy studying or too lazy to cook, I’d pop open a can. When I was feeling fancy I’d even eat … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Protein Smoothie

Yesterday, Doug brought home the first pumpkin beer of the season. Although I’m not quite ready for fall, I can’t wait to get back into pumpkin-in-everything season! With veggie delivery coming Thursday because of Labor Day, I’ll take the opportunity today … Continue reading

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Cucumber Hummus Bites

If your workplace is anything like mine, when pot luck time comes around everyone brings their go-to dish. We know who will be bringing the chips and salsa, the curried chickpeas, and the cupcakes. That last one usually falls to me, … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet and Quinoa Salad

I’m infatuated. I haven’t been able to stop thinking about the quinoa salad I put together from the week 5 CSA share (pictured in my week 6 post). Thankfully there were more beets in this week‘s share, so with a … Continue reading

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Cold Thai Lettuce Wraps

It hit 95 degrees in the big apple today… that’s 35 C for any metric readers. By the time I had crawled home through every sprinkler and open hydrant I could find I was not in the mood to cook. … Continue reading

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Cheddar Cauliflower Soup

Spring is finally here! The grass is green, the daffodils are blooming and the sun is out! Or at least it’s out most of the time. Despite the warmer weather I still love to curl up with a satisfying bowl … Continue reading

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Pad See Ew (rice noodles with greens)

Doug and I love Thai food. It caters to my love of anything noodley, is relatively vegetarian friendly (watch out for fish sauce!) and available just about anywhere these days. With belly warming spices and deliciously ubiquitous coconut milk, I consider Thai … Continue reading

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Get in the DIY Spirit

Doing things yourself takes the satisfaction of cooking to the next level – the more basic the starting point the more rewarding the finished product! This is the main reason I’ve always been a do-it-yourselfer. It’s also easy on the … Continue reading

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Hot and Sour Soup

The cool fall weather has us turning lately towards comfort food. My childhood memories are full of the smells and tastes of homecooked meals, and I’m fortunate that those foods were never limited to meat-and-potatoes or apple pie (though there was plenty … Continue reading

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Hello! How about a recipe for Eggplant Tomatillo Sauce over tofu!

Hi, I’m Leah, and I have high hopes for this blog. You can read all about my transition from omnivore to vegan and back again here. My goal with Made By Leah is to present healthy, vegetable-centric food that is either vegetarian/vegan … Continue reading

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