Author: Samantha Jo Teague

Crisped Flatbread

Crisped Flatbread

A dipper. A dunker. A cracker. A sopper.  This Crisped Flatbread recipe is all the things.  Crispy on the outside, a little bit tender and a little bit chewy on the inside.  Nut-free, egg-free fun little flat breads are handy helpers for guac (or this […]

Raw Cookie Dough

Raw Cookie Dough

I had a weak moment the other day and added some gluten free coconut milk chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream to my grocery order.  I was in the midst of a flu bout, craving something cookie and something cold.  And tharr she was in […]

Flower Ade

Flower Ade

Flower power, baby! This delicious Flower Ade drink is my secret weapon against dehydration and viruses when anyone in my household comes down with the crud.  Full of electrolytes, immune-system-assisting polyphenols and nutrients, this easy little brew helps us get through the schmutz of cold and flu season.  I love that my daughter enjoys it, too.  I just add extra honey to hers because a spoonful of natural sugar does make the medicine go down! (more…)

Fudgecake Brownies

Fudgecake Brownies

A brownie is only as good as it’s texture, and these babies hit the mark.  I wanted them to be a mix of fudgy and cakey, because that’s how I roll with my brownies, yo.  If we wanted cake we would make cake, and if […]

Collagen Lemon Zingers

Collagen Lemon Zingers

I am just enamored with these little citrusy bites of sunshine. Lemon zest and pure lemon oil really add a bright, zesty zing to your snacking experience. Full of fiber, protein and fats from coconut and collagen peptides, just a couple of these will satisfy […]

Gingerbread in a Mug

Gingerbread in a Mug

Why fuss with baking when you can just whip up this gingerbread in the microwave?  For me, it’s difficult not to want to snack and nibble all day when there’s a full batch of carby baked goodies laying around the house, so something like this little mug cake is perfect.  One serving makes it easier to control myself! (more…)

Chocolate Salted Toffee Crunch

Chocolate Salted Toffee Crunch

I know…I’m super guilty of teasing you guys with this one! I totally would have had these scrumptious Chocolate Salted Toffee Crunch ready last week, but I was trying to wrap my mind around how to make caramel EASIER. Cooking caramel takes patience, scorches easily […]

My Two-Year Blogiversary

My Two-Year Blogiversary

Wow, Blogiversary number two! What a wild ride this autoimmune disease and chronic illness healing journey has been. Two years ago, I started The Unskilled Cavewoman to blog about my experiences with the Autoimmune Protocol, a Paleo way of eating and lifestyle map. (You can […]

Holiday Gift Guide for Autoimmune Disease & Chronic Illness

Holiday Gift Guide for Autoimmune Disease & Chronic Illness

Maybe you have a friend, family member or loved one that is on the autoimmune protocol or lives with chronic illness.  What should you get them? What would help to make their life a bit more joyful or comfortable?  I’ve complied a list here of some of the best holiday gifts around the web.  And hey, you don’t need to wait for the holidays to send a gift…these would also be good for birthdays and as thinking-of-you gifts well! (more…)

Pumpkin Pie in a Mug

Pumpkin Pie in a Mug

Maple syrup, pumpkin spice and everything nice all cozied up in a mug and ready for you to nibble or scarf.  Two minutes to mix + 1 minute to cook = 3 minutes to fall-flavored pie bliss.