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

The breakfast that brought me home.

#RavsRecipes: Beautiful Blueberry Breakfast Brûlée

I cracked the sugar crust, took a bite, and then I actually DID cry. Huge, crocodile tears because it was good and this food tasted the way the city felt. It was home.

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You don’t have to do it all in order to have a fun or memorable holiday season.

5 Ways To Simplify Your Holiday Season

You don’t have to do it all in order to have a fun or memorable holiday season. Just do the things that bring you life and make your soul sparkle a little.

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#RavsRecipes: Persimmon Burrata Flatbread

#RavsRecipes: Persimmon Burrata Flatbread

I now interrupt your frantic turkey preparations for the following announcement: 

EAT PIZZA, INSTEAD.

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Image Credit: Naomi August via Unsplash

The 6 Biggest Myths About Self-Care

You and I are creatures of habit. And our habit is to be busy. Occupied. Focused on creating and maintaining momentum and a functional life.

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Consume with a scoop of ice cream while sitting in front of the fan in your underwear. Image: Our Stable Table.

#RavsRecipes: Stone Fruit Hand Pie. AMEN.

This is a recipe for pastry. It's ugly. It will make your kitchen hot in a summer's day. Hotter than the surface of West Texas. Hotter than Jesse Williams scorching the BET Awards with universal truth that we all need to heed and hear. It won't win an award or any baking competitions. But it will win your mouth's undying gratitude.

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I understood in no uncertain terms because of purity culture that having sex outside of marriage was the worst thing I could do as a young woman.

Purity Culture Isn't Just About Sex

I understood in no uncertain terms because of purity culture that having sex outside of marriage was the worst thing I could do as a young woman.

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The ideal meal for when you are so done with cooking. (Image Credit: Our Stable Table)

#RavsRecipes: Charcuterie Party

Charcuterie. Have you heard of it?

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse (Vegan and Gluten Free!)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse (Vegan and Gluten Free!)

Babes, I am ready to be done with all of the treats. I love the treats. Who doesn’t love waking up and eating cookies for breakfast? I know I do.

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Let them eat.

Stop Fat-Shaming My Toddler

I say this: Stop fat-shaming my toddler son. Fat will not make him fat. Fat does not make him unhealthy.

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