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 Chicken Lettuce Wrap

#RavsRecipes: Chicken And Herb Lettuce Wraps (With Video)

I have a thing for a certain Asian-inspired restaurant chain. Their food isn’t Michelin-starred, and doesn’t often make it into my regular rotation for eating out because, well, we don’t eat out much, and I like only a few things on their menu.

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There is so much freedom in releasing all the burdens we don't need to carry anymore. (Image Credit: UnSplash/Aral Tasher)

Fall In Love With Letting Go

The country is kind of obsessed with KonMari. I get it. Truly, I do.

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I know it feels like you're falling apart. You're not alone!

When You Feel Like You're Falling Apart, You're Not Alone

I know it feels like you're falling apart. It's the kind that happens when I have overcommitted and then something goes wrong and everything else spirals.

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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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When I have difficult life decisions or conflict with people who are close to me, I now have the working understanding of what peace truly looks like for me.

Pursue Peace, Even If It Means Losing Relationships

When I have difficult life decisions or conflict with people who are close to me, I now have the working understanding of what peace truly looks like for me. It looks like freedom to be fully who I am.

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For the first time in my life, I was lost after leaving Evangelical Christianity. I watched the shores of everything safe and familiar wash away.

On Leaving Evangelical Christianity 

For the first time in my life, I was lost after leaving Evangelical Christianity. I watched the shores of everything safe and familiar wash away.

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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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#RavsRecipes: Autumn Harvest Acorn Squash

#RavsRecipes: Autumn Harvest Acorn Squash

One of my favorite winter gourds is the humble acorn squash.

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There are no good or bad foods so let's stop moralizing food.

Moralizing Food (Or Money, Fitness, Time) Is Immoral

This is utter nonsense. There are no good or bad foods so let's stop moralizing food. Let's also stop moralizing money fitness and time!

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