Ali Lopez is a wellness chef and health coach. She has been cooking, feeding and teaching others about “real food” for over 20 years, working as a personal chef, in small cafes and large conference centers. She was also Chef de Cuisine of Omega Foodworks at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck NY. Ali is also a Certified Health Coach, a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
Ali is passionate about working with fresh, local, organic and seasonal ingredients and describes her food philosophy and cooking style as simple, intuitive and seasonal, believing that delicious and nutritious meals nourish the body, mind and spirit. Being healthy also means keeping the body active. She practices yoga and is an avid runner and cyclist. Combining her knowledge of cooking and nutrition with her love of staying active, she enjoys helping others improve their fitness, increase their overall wellness, and find a healthful balance in all areas of life. Ali believes that health is a choice you can make, and she gets immense joy from teaching people strategies so that they can make the best nutritional and lifestyle choices for themselves.