February 7, 2021

Plant-based mac ‘n’ cheese that hits the spot — and is good for you, too!

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor Winter running in Michigan means give me all the comfort foods! Oh, let’s be honest: winter […]

December 19, 2020

‘Season of squash’ + special updates from Healthy Chef Ali

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor Hey, everyone. It’s been a while and I’ve missed you all. Sorry for my lapse in […]

October 8, 2020

Let’s Talk Tempeh: so many tasty possibilities with this plant-based protein

There is a lot of talk these days about plant-based eating — and for good reason. Eating more plants is good for your health and good for the planet. But some of the plant-based foods can seem scary and maybe you aren’t sure what to do with them. Well, that’s where I can help.

September 29, 2020

Did someone say Taco Party?

Editor’s note: this post originally was published on MRG in September 2016. Tacos never go out of style, so we’re […]

September 22, 2020

3 Mouthwatering Tomato Recipes

By Ali Lopez MRG Contributor Have you noticed all the beautiful tomatoes at the farmer’s market and in the produce […]

July 2, 2020

Ali Answers: Always hungry? Satisfying snacks + meal ideas

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor Laura: I have a question about hunger. I am very hungry all the time. I run, […]

June 4, 2020

Your top food questions answered + finding inspiration by helping other runners

In case you missed it, we recently announced on the Michigan Runner Girl Facebook page a new MRG series, “Ask […]

February 20, 2020

Friday Fueling: Warm up with Ali’s Magical Dal

By Ali LopezMRG Contributor Happy end-of-February—the longest shortest month! Being that it is winter and soups and stews are where […]

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