Carrie Saum

Bio

Carrie is an author, recipe creator, food lover, and feels super pumped about connecting people in her online community,www.ourstabletable.com. 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 Articles

Humans are much more than opinions on a screen. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Annie Spratt)

'Do Not Let The World Make You Hard:' Timely Wisdom From Kurt Vonnegut

I have a quote on the home screen of my phone that I put up a year ago.

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We are joining the Teal Pumpkin Project again this Halloween. Photo by: Alexander Klink

The Teal Pumpkin Project: Protect Kids With Food Allergies On Halloween

As a mom to a child with profound food allergies, I get a little terrified around the holidays. We are joining the Teal Pumpkin Project this Halloween.

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Be everyone's favorite Super Bowl Party guest with this warm, creamy chile dip.

#RavsRecipes: Cheesy Chile Dip (For The Superbowl, Or Just Your Mouth. Your Call.)

Apparently, there's a thing happening in Houston this weekend. A sportsball game of some sort and people are super excited about it.

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Now I've become that lady who brings her own coffee creamer in a tiny mason jar to the coffee shop with her. Image: Our Stable Table.

#RavsRecipes: Coconut Caramel Coffee Creamer (VEGAN!)

I soaked a few dates in some hot water, whizzed them around in my Nutribullet, strained out the chunks, and put it back in the Nutribullet with my coconut milk, plus a teeny-tiny pinch of pink Himalayan sea salt.The result? A genuinely delightful creamer that blew me away.

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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.

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The Teal Pumpkin Project helps protect kids with food allergies

What Is The Teal Pumpkin Project? Help Protect Kids This Halloween (With Printable)

Last year, Ashton Kutcher tweeted about the Teal Pumpkin Project for Halloween. The food allergy community lost its damn mind in the best way.

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Pregnant? I'm NOT SURE.

The (IT’S NOT A) BABY Belly!

But seriously, Babywatchers. STOP IT. It’s none of your business. Commenting on a woman’s body in general without any solicitation from the woman is not only unwanted, it’s inappropriate.

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Intuition is real. And really powerful. (Image Credit: Thinkstock)

Woo Wellness Wednesday: Your Intuition Knows A Lot. Trust It.

I spent most of my life, as many women do, second guessing my gut feelings. I cannot tell you how many opportunities slipped through my fingers, how many bridges were burned, and how much money I have lost or wasted because I skipped the gut feeling. But gut feelings matter just as much as reason and science. Gut feelings are part of the equation, not a separate entity to be discredited entirely just because some people don't understand.

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Winter can be wonderful. (Image Credit: UnSplash/Thought Catalog)

Hating On Winter? Embrace Ayurveda And Get Cozy With It

In the tradition of ancient Ayurveda, winter is a time to reflect, ruminate, nurture yourself and your relationships, and be still.

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