Carrie is an author, recipe creator, food lover, and feels super pumped about connecting people in her online community, With a great sense of humor, warmth, and vulnerability, Carrie brings genuine reality to the Internet, along with tasty food and slightly inappropriate jokes. After receiving her paramedic medical training, Carrie spent a decade abroad and in the U.S. in the non-profit medical sector, before venturing into the world of Ayurveda and integrated health in 2011.

Carrie uses her skills mostly for good these days, and helps clients from all over the world meet their health goals. She loves spending time around the table with her young son, partner, family, and friends. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Carrie Saum's Articles

Somewhere out there is the perfect health professional for you. Here's how to find that person.

How To Find The Right Health Practitioner For You

Over the years, I've compiled a list of things I look for as a woman, mother, health advocate, and human. I firmly believe that the relationship you have with your doctors and healers is paramount to... Read...
Carrie Saum    |   04.26.17 12am   |   SHARE
Blondies for breakfast - deliciousness delivered.

#RavsRecipes: Almond Butter Brownies For Breakfast

Almond butter blondies are an easy and delicious (and easy) breakfast treat.
Carrie Saum    |   04.21.17 12am   |   SHARE
Amanda Jordan via Unsplash

The Invisibility Of Motherhood

I didn't have even an ounce of energy to spare to process my own feelings. Everything I had went to my son.
Carrie Saum    |   04.19.17 12am   |   SHARE
A little kick with a tasty steak - deliciousness.

#RavsRecipes: Citrus Flank Steak With Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri sauce is the stuff dreams are made of. If you've never partaken, now is the time. This is your chance. It's so easy to make and it tastes great on pretty much everything. I use it as a... Read...
Carrie Saum    |   04.14.17 12am   |   SHARE
Spring is time for more than cleaning - it's time to rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul.

How To Spring Clean Your Life

Spring is fully coming to life this month. In the rainy Pacific Northwest, we have a later bloom and a sopping wet April with bursts of watery sunshine in between gentle rain showers.... Read...
Carrie Saum    |   04.12.17 12am   |   SHARE
Life is long, imperfect, and beautiful.

Losing One Community Meant Gaining New Life & New Perspective

After my husband and I were first married, we hit a rocky patch. A rocky patch that looked more like the Rocky Mountains, and we nearly busted up our marriage thing trying to traverse it. We blew up... Read...
Carrie Saum    |   04.7.17 12am   |   SHARE
Feel free to make these as messy and ridiculous as I did.

#RavsRecipes: Easter Geode Treats

Easter is rapidly approaching, which means that we all need to get our collective ish together and figure out how to eat all the chocolate. It also means that... Read...
Carrie Saum    |   04.7.17 9am   |   SHARE
This is some serious yums.

#RavsRecipes: Meyer Lemon Curd Pie

My grandmother planted these gorgeous Meyer lemon trees almost 40 years ago when she and my grandfather... Read...
Carrie Saum    |   03.31.17 12am   |   SHARE
There is so much freedom in releasing all the burdens we don't need to carry anymore. (Image Credit: UnSplash/Aral Tasher)

Fall In Love With Letting Go

The country is kind of obsessed with KonMari. I get it. Truly, I do. I love shedding unnecessary objects, cleaning out the clutter, and I have a huge pile of... Read...
Carrie Saum    |   03.29.17 12am   |   SHARE
This quiche recipe comes with the added bonus of some quiche-making secrets. Enjoy!

#RavsRecipes: Quiche A La Spring

Quiche. It's a bit of a unicorn, isn't it? You chase the perfect texture, combination, flavors, and rise in hopes that it equals perfection. I realized two things in my quest for the perfect quiche.... Read...
Carrie Saum    |   03.24.17 12am   |   SHARE