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

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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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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The Invisibility Of Motherhood

I didn't have even an ounce of energy to spare to process my own feelings. Everything I had went to my son.

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This heart black bean salad is yummy, nutritious, and perfect for meal prep!

#RavsRecipes: Southwestern Black Bean Salad

Instead of making lunch once a day, I make it once every three days. It saves on energy, brain power, and I don't have to figure out feeding myself in my janky kitchen more often than absolutely necessary.

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No-bake coooookies!

#RavsRecipes: No-Bake Cookie Bars Of Amazement

No-bake cookies were always one of my favorite potluck eats. These seemed like straight-up magic to me, and I was fascinated by cookies that tasted awesome without baking them. It was potluck sorcery at Hogwarts level.

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Give yourself time and give yourself lots of room to find the right way for you to a healthy home.

5 Ways To Gradually Greenify Your Home Without Going Broke

Many years ago, I became pretty alarmist about all of the chemicals I was coming into contact with on a daily basis.

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Family Vacation Survival Guide

Summer is officially upon us, and with it comes epic family vacation plans sure to generate tales of your family’s (mis)adventures for years to come.

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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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