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

Don't sink to anyone else's lows.

When All Else Fails, Be Kind

Because here's the thing. Kindness is the antidote to the poison being pedaled by the Trumps of the world. Your anger is valid and important, and your despair should never be overlooked. And you can be all of the things, feel all of the feelings, ardently and vigorously defend the most vulnerable among us, say all of the words you need to say, and act with an undercurrent of kindness.

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Spring is time for more than cleaning - it's time to rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul.

How To Spring Clean Your Life

Spring is fully coming to life this month.

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Let them eat.

Stop Fat-Shaming My Toddler

I say this: Stop fat-shaming my toddler son. Fat will not make him fat. Fat does not make him unhealthy.

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To elevate this dish, consider drinking a dirty martini while your asparagus roasts. Image: Our Stable Table.

#RavsRecipes: Roasted Heirloom Tomato And Asparagus Salad

Asparagus. It's a definite love-it-or-hate-it kind of vegetable. In general, I'm a veggie lover, but I'm a super asparagus fan. There is no way that I WON'T eat it.

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Aaron. Image: author.

The Police Shot And Killed My Friend Aaron

The only people who paid the price for Aaron's death were his family and friends. This must stop. Police should never be above the law they have sworn to uphold. There can be no more hiding, conspiring, obstructing, or delaying swift justice for officers who do not act according to their training...

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Energy boosts, one 10-minute burst at a time.

10 Ways To Energize Your Body In 10 Minutes Or Less

Here are my favorite ways to infuse my body with energy that actually aren't hard and take almost no effort. You don't have to be pregnant to use these ideas, so don't worry. Although, you might make a baby in the process.

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Self-care is my favorite thing, but honestly, the amount of work that it currently takes for me to get some space and actually take care of myself is so monumental.

You're Not Forgetful, You're Overworked

When I talked to my doctor about the forgetfulness and resulting anxiety I was experiencing, she suggested that I make lists, try bullet point journaling, and work on taking more time for self-care.

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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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Peanut butter french toast. You heard me right.

#RavsRecipes: Peanut Butter French Toast. Amen.

Peanut butter can provide a good hit of protein and in the mornings, that’s what I need more than anything else. Except I love pastries.

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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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