Meet the Hostess

Thanks for visiting The Healthy Hostess! I started the blog in 2008 to share recipes with friends and family.  Now, I write about my life as a mom, my recipes,  fitness tips and other ideas for healthy cooking and living.  Please contact me if you have any questions or just to say hi!

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A few things about me, Ali…

– I live in  Cleveland with my husband Brady and our daughter Anna who was born in April of 2010.



– I grew up in Chagrin Falls with my parents, and my younger brother Kevin.

– I went to Wittenberg University, a small private liberal arts school, in Springfield, Ohio, where I graduated with a degree in Elementary Education.

– Brady and I met freshman year of college and have been together ever since.

– We were married on June 21, 2008 in Chautauqua, New York and then headed to Cabo San Lucas for our  honeymoon!


– I taught third grade Language Arts for four years and love kids and education.

– In July 2009, I finished my master’s degree in curriculum and learning.

– I am a certified group fitness instructor and cycle instructor.  I currently teach a 6 classes a week and I love it!

– I have my nutrition and wellness consultant certification and love my job cooking dinner every night for a few families.

– I love running outside, being a mom, teaching/taking fitness classes,  cooking, entertaining, shopping, traveling, and being with friends and family.