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's Articles

 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!
Carrie Saum    |   11.15.17 12am   |   SHARE
Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Mash Recipe!

Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Mash Recipe! 

What do you do when you're provided with a bunch of winter squash? You make soup. You make veggie bowls. You make coconut curry butternut squash mash!
Carrie Saum    |   11.15.17 10pm   |   SHARE
Recipe: Cinnamon Maca Almond Butter Of Beauty

Cinnamon Maca Almond Butter Of Beauty

Maca has also been shown to boost adrenal function and support healthy cortisol. This cinnamon maca almond butter is also a sweet treat!
Carrie Saum    |   11.8.17 11pm   |   SHARE
#RavsRecipes: Mapledoodle Vegan And Grain-Free Cookie Recipe

#RavsRecipes: Mapledoodle Vegan And Grain-Free Cookie Recipe

My cookie baking knowledge has won me friends and come in handy while navigating food allergies. Here's my delicious vegan and grain-free cookie recipe!
Carrie Saum    |   11.2.17 9pm   |   SHARE
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.
Carrie Saum    |   11.1.17 12am   |   SHARE
#RavsRecipes: Lemongrass Ginger Chicken Soup​

#RavsRecipes: Lemongrass Ginger Chicken Soup

Food is fun and chicken soup is hard to mess up. Truly! Enjoy this Lemongrass Ginger Chicken Soup recipe from my heart to your stove.
Carrie Saum    |   10.26.17 10am   |   SHARE
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.
Carrie Saum    |   10.26.17 12am   |   SHARE

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.
Carrie Saum    |   10.25.17 12am   |   SHARE

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies With Vanilla Spice Filling

Nothing says fall to me like a pumpkin treat, and I love the combination of cloud-like cookies and frosting. It’s like an Oreo and a birthday cake had a baby during pumpkin spice season and created a... Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.20.17 12am   |   SHARE
Yay, honoring human complexity!

6 Reasons To Embrace Being Unlikable

I didn’t realize I was a polarizing person until my late 20s. I was raised in a tradition where being liked was extremely important — pivotal, even.
Carrie Saum    |   10.18.17 12am   |   SHARE