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 one of my most magical recipes.

#RavsRecipes: Blackberry Lavender Blossom Scones

This delightful mouthful of berries with a hint of lavender blossoms revolutionized the way I saw baking.

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Christmas AF!

4 Ways To Be Christmas AF

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Go forth and get Christmas AF, and enjoy the absurdity of this magical season. Happy holidays!

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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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This is some serious yums.

#RavsRecipes: Meyer Lemon Curd Pie

My grandmother planted these gorgeous Meyer lemon trees

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The second pregnancy with PCOS - lightning struck again. (Image Credit: Unsplash/Camila Cordeira)

Pregnant With PCOS

When I turned 21, my body crashed.

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Eating well? Yeah. Sometimes, I hate it.

I Don't Like Self-Care. Nope.

Can we talk about self-care for a hot minute?

I kind of hate it.

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#RavsRecipes: Feel Better Broth

#RavsRecipes: Feel Better Broth

Sick? Don't want to drink a gallon of Nyquil? Try this!

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Make-Ahead Breakfast Porridge Recipe

Breakfast is my most favorite meal to eat and least favorite to prepare.

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#RavsRecipes: Cold-Brew Pumpkin Spice Coffee

#RavsRecipes: Cold-Brew Pumpkin Spice Coffee

What’s more refreshing than a piping hot mug of coffee? Well, lots of things. How about a recipe for cold-brew pumpkin spice coffee instead?

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I can tune into all of those things, seek out help from our doctor who will manage this with us, and trust that my body will keep telling me what she needs.

Overcoming Gestational Diabetes

The shame was overwhelming. Why was my body broken? What had I done to my baby? I began to spiral into self-loathing. Gestational diabetes felt like a failure.

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