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

#RavsRecipes: Salted Chocolate Almond Scones. Amen.

#RavsRecipes: Salted Chocolate Almond Scones. Amen.

Visiting my family in the Sierra Nevada foothills is one of the great pleasures of my life. I get to work, cook, and play while my amazing folks keep an eye on my kid. My inspiration and productivity skyrocket when I'm able to step away from my version of the daily grind and get a little refocused and centered. The food I make tastes a little better, and I move a little easier without a three-year-old constantly in tow.

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Flu season hell! Try not to die.

What To Do When You're In The 7th Circle Of Flu Season Hell

We're in flu season hell! In fact, according to, uh, science, it’s one of the worst seasons we’ve seen in the last 10 years.

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#RavsRecipes: Ginger Garlic Spice Rub

#RavsRecipes: Ginger Garlic Spice Rub

Am I the only one who gets pumped about using a crockpot during the colder months?

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 It’s the truth. Winter is coming and we can’t escape it but here's how you can cope with winter.

8 Ways To Cope With Winter Like A Boss

Winter is coming with the cold bite to the wind, the short days and long nights. We can’t escape it but here's how you can cope with winter like a boss!

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Not only was TV working as part of my parenting routine, we also unashamedly used it as a babysitter.

Plot Twist: Watching TV Makes Us A Better Family​

Not only was TV working as part of my parenting routine, we also unashamedly used it as a babysitter. Yes, you read that correctly!

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How To Slow Down During Your Busy Life

I’m writing this, and I don’t even fully know how to tell you to slow down during your busy life because the truth is, I’m learning how to do this myself.

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I’m just going to say this again because it bears repeating:  Do not let go of yourself in order to take care of someone else.

Do Not Let Go Of Yourself To Take Care Of Someone Else

Okay, so the world feels like it’s ending. I know it does because I have facebook and I read the news and I’m on this planet.

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Absolute deliciousness.

#RavsRecipes: Creamy Tomato Basil Soup With Parmesan Crisps

Lately, we have been struggling to feed ourselves good, healthful meals.

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By the time I was 13, the message had come through loud and clear: Thinness was next to Godliness, and I could never achieve either without extraordinary means.

Purity Culture & Weight: Jesus Loves Skinny People​

By 13, I clearly understood: Thinness was next to Godliness, and I could never achieve either without extraordinary means. Jesus loves skinny people.

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You can roll the cookie dough ball bites in cocoa powder, nuts, or even dip them in more chocolate if you're feeling fancy.

#RavsRecipes: No-Bake Cookie Dough Balls

Cookie dough balls are the best answer for my son's summer snack and nutrition needs. I can include my kiddo in the prep, he eats them like they're going out of style, and I know he is getting good fuel for his body and brain while he plays.

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