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A Bowl Full of Life
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A Bowl Full of Life

Aug 30, 2017 by

My daughter recently made a scrumptious meal-in-a-bowl for my lunch. It was fabulous-tasting! Each ingredient was also full of life-giving, nutrient-dense foods that fuel the body with everything needed for optimal health and well-being. Life in a Bowl (makes four servings)   “Green” Hummus: 2-15 oz. cans of no salt garbanzo beans (drained and set the liquid aside) 2 T. tahini 1/2 cup of...

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The Beauty of Horticulture
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It is the end of August in Northeastern Indiana. I sauntered throughout our property this morning to soaup the visual beauty and sweet fragrances of horticulture–God’s gift to the world. I shot pictures during my stroll (except for the baby collard seedlings uploaded directly below). With great excitement, I snapped that picture the first morning they sprouted, because watching plants grow is magical and never gets old to...

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Anyone Can Learn to Draw
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Rosiland & The Way photography composition by Yaro Photography / drawing (c) by Emily Boller ___________________________   Earlier this week, my son-in-law asked if I would have time to sketch a “gesture drawing.” He’s in a band (Rosiland & The Way), and he’s been in charge of designing the cover for their new album. I taught a beginning drawing class for adults two years ago, and...

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Canning Day
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Canning Day

Aug 23, 2017 by

Canning Day (c) by Emily Boller   Yesterday was my first official canning day. I picked tomatoes the night before–enough to fill a large laundry basket, a mixing bowl, and partially fill a Rubbermaid tub. My friend, Audrey, had taught herself how to can tomatoes several years, so I hauled them to her kitchen for a canning lesson. After sorting and washing them, we cored...

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Let’s Set the Record Straight
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Let’s Set the Record Straight (c) by Emily Boller In recent years, there have been some misconceptions floating around cyberspace, and today I want to set the record straight. Many Americans have food addictions; dependency on, and entanglements to high-fat/high-salt processed foods, sweets, sodas, and foods/beverages that are unhealthy for the body’s best performance. Eating disorders, however, are not the same as food addictions, and only a small percentage of the population suffer...

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