Author Archives: LynnaeEtta

About LynnaeEtta

I'm an Usborne Books & More Independent Consultant who loves reading, exploring nature and the city with my kids, cooking, photography, and spending time with family and friends.

chicken salad + kale cabbage wraps

a friend came over after church last week and I made us these wraps: it’s been four months since I last posted here (talk about a crazy fall), plus my friend enjoyed this so much she wanted the recipe, so

chicken salad + kale cabbage wraps

a friend came over after church last week and I made us these wraps: it’s been four months since I last posted here (talk about a crazy fall), plus my friend enjoyed this so much she wanted the recipe, so

more bacon + CSA veggie love

I found another great recipe on Epicurious.com: Parpadelle with Pancetta, Broccoli Rabe, and Pine Nuts. I made it before going on vacation last week and will definitely make it again. A few modifications: I substituted gluten-free brown rice pasta from

more bacon + CSA veggie love

I found another great recipe on Epicurious.com: Parpadelle with Pancetta, Broccoli Rabe, and Pine Nuts. I made it before going on vacation last week and will definitely make it again. A few modifications: I substituted gluten-free brown rice pasta from

fennel + bacon = newfound love

I’ve been a little light on the postings lately – work and life have been full, and blogging (clearly) hasn’t been my top priority. Vacation is next week; if there’s a rainy day, or I’m tired of the sun, I

fennel + bacon = newfound love

I’ve been a little light on the postings lately – work and life have been full, and blogging (clearly) hasn’t been my top priority. Vacation is next week; if there’s a rainy day, or I’m tired of the sun, I

Bok choy and carrot salad

My roommate and I just finished our first CSA week. I love CSAs. We get a huge bin of fresh veggies every week from Farmer Dave’s, and inevitably try out and create all kinds of new recipes. Bok choy has

Bok choy and carrot salad

My roommate and I just finished our first CSA week. I love CSAs. We get a huge bin of fresh veggies every week from Farmer Dave’s, and inevitably try out and create all kinds of new recipes. Bok choy has

spring pasta with asparagus & peas

I found this recipe in a “Meals for 4 under $10” flyer at Whole Foods. At the time of typing up the recipe, I haven’t actually tasted it yet, but it certainly looks and tastes appealing, so I’m trying to

spring pasta with asparagus & peas

I found this recipe in a “Meals for 4 under $10” flyer at Whole Foods. At the time of typing up the recipe, I haven’t actually tasted it yet, but it certainly looks and tastes appealing, so I’m trying to

new food link

This is *not* exclusively gluten-free, but a coworker shared it today and I absolutely loved the photos. I’m adding it to the blogroll, but wanted to post it here to make sure you saw it! This photo is a drink

new food link

This is *not* exclusively gluten-free, but a coworker shared it today and I absolutely loved the photos. I’m adding it to the blogroll, but wanted to post it here to make sure you saw it! This photo is a drink

i (heart) mushrooms

…especially these baby ‘bellas. I pan-fried them in their own juices, then added some vinegar-y shiraz and let ’em go crazy. They went into a simple tomato sauce (courtesy of Alice Waters in The Art of Simple Food), along with

i (heart) mushrooms

…especially these baby ‘bellas. I pan-fried them in their own juices, then added some vinegar-y shiraz and let ’em go crazy. They went into a simple tomato sauce (courtesy of Alice Waters in The Art of Simple Food), along with

kheer + spicy ginger lentil soup

I can’t take credit for either one of these, but they were both FABulous. I ate the soup for a week (or more) and didn’t once get tired of it. It’s SUPER ginger-y, though! I think I added a little

kheer + spicy ginger lentil soup

I can’t take credit for either one of these, but they were both FABulous. I ate the soup for a week (or more) and didn’t once get tired of it. It’s SUPER ginger-y, though! I think I added a little

cake decorating…a new calling?

I made this cake for a friend last month and had so much fun decorating it I wondered if I’d found a new calling! Regardless, I definitely found a new favorite buttercream frosting recipe. Here’s the link. It was so

cake decorating…a new calling?

I made this cake for a friend last month and had so much fun decorating it I wondered if I’d found a new calling! Regardless, I definitely found a new favorite buttercream frosting recipe. Here’s the link. It was so

fun with pinterest

I saw this pinterest post from a friend and was so delighted by the colors and shapes I had to share! I also had to make it; I wasn’t disappointed! It’s as tasty as it looks. 🙂 Source: 27.media.tumblr.com via

fun with pinterest

I saw this pinterest post from a friend and was so delighted by the colors and shapes I had to share! I also had to make it; I wasn’t disappointed! It’s as tasty as it looks. 🙂 Source: 27.media.tumblr.com via