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

Thin Mints. God Bless America.

#RavsRecipes Thin Mint Celebration

Thin Mints are my favorite. They’ve ALWAYS been my favorite. I would hide a sleeve in our freezer as a kid, and wait for my brothers to leave the house so I could eat them in peace. As an adult, not much has changed. I look forward to that time of year when Girl Scout cookies make winter doldrums bright again.

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Make Your Own Ghee & Create A More Mindful Cooking Practice

So, are you up for the practice of making ghee? Patience and awareness are the first ingredients. It’s okay if you mess it up a couple of times.

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Be everyone's favorite Super Bowl Party guest with this warm, creamy chile dip.

#RavsRecipes: Cheesy Chile Dip (For The Superbowl, Or Just Your Mouth. Your Call.)

Apparently, there's a thing happening in Houston this weekend. A sportsball game of some sort and people are super excited about it.

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Cloud eggs are quick meringues, a little hard on the outside and cloud-like on the inside. And oh-so-deliciously-delicious.

#RavsRecipes: Herby Egg Clouds Of Delight

Cloud eggs are something entirely different. I was worried that these magical looking eggs would just turn to soppy, scary oven nightmares. But these are actually Alton Brown worthy alchemy breakfast wins.

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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!

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#RavsRecipes: Tart Lady Lemonade

I've spent the last week in sunny California. I was there for a massive food expo. It was also Spring Break.

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This chocolate cake is pretty darn tasty, and a great treat for your summer gatherings.

#RavsRecipes: Chocolate Pecan Fudge Cake

Rosa made a chocolate cake with cinnamon and pecans that still haunts my dreams and my tastebuds, 20 years later. Here, I've tried to recreate it.

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#RavsRecipes: Cutest Stuffed Bell Peppers (With A VIDEO!)

#RavsRecipes: Cutest Stuffed Bell Peppers (With A VIDEO!)

Everyone's favorite candy holiday is just around the corner. And I have to tell you, I'm feeling like one of those mythical Pinterest creatures tha

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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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#RavsRecipes: Roasted Baby Turnips With Carrots And Ginger

#RavsRecipes: Roasted Baby Turnips With Carrots And Ginger

Friends. I have discovered something magical.

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