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

This is by no means a comprehensive list of internalized toxic beliefs, but it’s a start. Keep fighting the good fight, friends.

What To Do When You Have Internalized Toxic Beliefs

This is by no means a comprehensive list of internalized toxic beliefs, but it’s a start. Keep fighting the good fight, friends.

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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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#RavsRecipes: Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms

#RavsRecipes: Super-Fancy Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms

One of my favorite things to do is make comfort food with a twist. Not so twisty that I lose people (I see you lurking in the $13 specialty treat section, beef jerky chocolate bar). Nor will I take two foods that are genius on their own but should probably never join themselves in a culinary union (I’m looking at you, Krispy Kreme Cheeseburger).

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Choosing the way I wanted to feel in my life felt so much more intuitive than trying to eek out intellectual goals.

3 Resolutions That Have Zero To Do With Your Body

You are more than a body; you are more than your achievements and goals. Here are three resolutions that have nothing to do with your body.

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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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I wish people would stop assuming they know how to fix my kid. Image: Carrie Saum.

For Food Allergy Awareness Month: My Son Has FPIES

[CN: emetophobia] I wish my son's gut could handle more than a few foods. I wish there were a magic Google function that could tell me and all of Echo's doctors how to manage this jerk of an allergy.

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What is a Total Elimination Diet?

Eating A Total Elimination Diet When You Have A History Of Disordered Eating

As someone who has battled bulimia, overeating, and a fairly disordered relationship with food, a Total Elimination Diet (or TED) is daunting and triggering.

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Harvest Vegetable Baked Ziti Recipe

Rav's Recipes: Harvest Vegetable Baked Ziti

This Harvest Vegetable Baked Ziti is a lovely late summer/early autumn harvest flair! Sprinkle it with whatever cheese sounds good and enjoy.

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Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

My Son Has FPIES, And I Hate Food Allergy Awareness Month

Virtually no research exists for FPIES. Food Allergy Awareness month remind me that even though he is resilient, he is still vulnerable.

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