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A 10 hour surgery, year long recovery, and pain killers galore. Nope, it was time to take charge of my own health.

Alison’s Health Story Chapter 2

As I tried to conceal my horror over the very idea of a 10 hour surgery, a year long recovery period, and having my face literally cut in half and screwed back together with titanium, Mr. TMJ surgeon kept the conversation upbeat by ending with, “Hey, the good news is, you’ll also be getting a face lift out of the deal!”

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Solving the pieces of our health stories. Chapter one of my personal health story. www.healthnutnation.com

My Health Story Chapter 1

There’s nothing quite like hearing at the age of 37 that you “have the temporal mandibular joint of a 90 year old boxer.”

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Learn how to make homemade coconut milk using only 2 ingredients and NO fancy equipment!

Homemade Coconut Milk

Learn how to make Homemade Coconut Milk using only 2 ingredients and NO fancy equipment!

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Everyone wants to sleep like a baby. Learn how and take the 14 day sleep challenge!

Sleep Your Way to Weight Loss

Did you know that being tired completely undermines any attempt at willpower? There’s nothing that makes a person crave quick and easy calories (like sugar and simple carbs) more than being exhausted.

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Learn how to make new york style vanilla cheesecake, how to turn it into chocolate cheesecake, and then take it up a notch to Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake! Gluten free, vegetarian, and low in sugar.

Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake (gluten free!)

Learn how to make NY style vanilla cheesecake, how to turn it into chocolate cheesecake, and then take it up a notch to Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake! Gluten free

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Learn how to make homemade marzipan using 5 simple ingredients and a food processor.

Homemade Marzipan Recipe

Learn how to make homemade marzipan using only a few ingredients and a food processor. Super simple, super yummy!

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Fragrant, moist, and simple, this gingerbread recipe is worth making for the smell alone!

Homemade Gingerbread Recipe

Fragrant, moist, and simple, this gingerbread recipe is worth making for the smell alone!

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Learn about 3 Diabetic Friendly Sugar Substitutes that taste great and swap out easily for plain old sugar in everything from quick breads, to puddings, to coffee

3 Diabetic Friendly Sugar Substitutes

Learn about 3 diabetic friendly sweeteners that are all natural, taste great, and swap out easily for sugar in everything from quick breads to puddings to coffee.

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Paleo Pecan Pie. www.healthnutnation.com

Paleo Pecan Pie Recipe

Just like grandma used to make! My Paleo Pecan Pie Recipe is decadent, rich and has fabulous notes of caramel and brown sugar.

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Moist, tender and delicious, you'll never know this cornbread is actually gluten free and dairy free!

Gluten Free Cornbread Recipe

Gluten Free Cornbread Recipe is moist, no more crumbly that usual cornbread, and can be used anywhere regular cornbread is used (including stuffing recipes).

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Learn how to make Simple Stove-top Braised Pears. Dairy free, gluten free, egg free, Paleo

Simple Caramel Braised Pears

Encased in coconut milk, coconut sugar, and spices, this simple yet elegant dessert can go from pan to spoon in less than 20 minutes.

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Learn how to quickly put together an all-purpose gluten free flour mix, as well as how to substitute in your favorite flours.

All-Purpose Gluten Free Flour Mix Recipe

My gluten free flour mix recipe can be made in advance, is cost effective and super easy to put together. Plus, learn how to substitute in your favorite flours and starches.

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