Posts by Sherri Holzer

“Healthy” Little Lies

When I first began my privilege of teaching Sunday school at Beit Miriam, I knew I was accepting a huge responsibility. I would now be responsible for 12 precious children learning to count tzedakah and learn the alphabet in Hebrew. In addition, I would be responsible for providing a safe …

The NEW 2023 HEALTHY HAPPINESS DIET

I am rolling into 2023 sharing my healthy happiness diet.

The most popular New Year's resolution by far is weight loss. People kick-start every year on a new “detox” or fad diet with the hope of losing weight. And the media does us no favors, highlighting “the best diet to burn fat an…

Hanukkah oh Hanukkah come enjoy my latke party

Who doesn’t love a little latke? Or a giant latke? Or a mound of hot and crispy potato latkes piled high in the center of an oversized round wooden board encircled by small bowls filled with toppings that make your mouth water and your mind wonder. Sure, there is applesauce and sour crea…

Health and Wellness Corner - POSSIBILITIES

I remembered falling asleep last night thinking about waking up in the morning to write about possibilities. As soon as my eyes opened, I grabbed my journal and pen, gave a quick tummy rub to Ziggy the Fluffy Dog, and settled myself at the kitchen table ready to write. Possibilities. Thanks …

Health and Wellness - WALTER

I want to share my experience of cooking with Walter. I received an email from a mother in South Florida who wondered if I could spend some time teaching online cooking skills to her 14-year-old son. We spent some time emailing back and forth, discussing her son, his incredible spirit and en…

HEALTH & WELLNESS - CROSSING ORANGE JUICE OFF MY SHOPPING LIST

I remember the first time I went to the grocery store after my daughter went off to college. Without much thought, I grabbed my keys and purse and headed out to Whole Foods. The car seemed to know the route despite the haze I found myself in. Ventura Blvd was lined with giant crape myrtle tr…

Health and Wellness Corner August 2022

My two favorite words: LET’S EAT! 

A long rectangular wooden board rests on my kitchen island. It looks like it’s floating on a white ocean with the uneven gray striations of marble waves surrounding my creation. Summer cherry red tomatoes drizzled with olive oil and garlic cloves…

Health and Wellness Corner July 2022

“If you don’t like the weather in Nashville, just wait a minute.”

This morning marks one year since my move to Tennessee. The summer sun is dancing through the picture window of my living room as I sip my morning coffee. It’s 87 degrees and I'm keeping cool under the breeze of the…