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Rachel Maher

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Founder of Zested Lemon, Rachel helps busy people get healthy and make it a habit with delicious and nutritious food. She believes a healthy lifestyle that is enjoyable and motivating (versus stressful and frustrating) is attainable by anyone with the right tools and knowledge. Rachel is a CPA and is certified in the Culinary Arts from Escoffier Online International Culinary Academy. She is a world traveler having visited over 30 different countries. Creating, learning, happy hour, and dogs are some of the things that make Rachel happy. One day she hopes to meet Anthony Bourdain because she thinks he has a fascinating outlook on life.

Many struggle and fail to maintain a healthy diet because of the common misconception that a good diet and making healthy decisions is solely achieved through willpower. Willpower requires constant focus and effort which is simply unsustainable, not to mention unenjoyable. There is a better way. You wouldn’t try to swim across a rapidly flowing river if you knew there was a bridge just around the bend, would you? The secret to maintaining a healthy…

If you’ve ever looked down at a “healthy” portion of pasta and thought to yourself, “This could MAYBE feed a gerbil.”, you aren’t alone. We’ve all seen those portion control articles that compare healthy food portions to things like golf balls and decks of cards. Most of the time, those articles aren’t helpful. They are just another nagging reminder of something we know we should be doing. It is fairly common knowledge portion control can…