About: Carrie Schneider-Miller MS RD

Recent Posts by Carrie Schneider-Miller MS RD

Potatoes Are Nutritious & Delicious

Potatoes sometimes get a bad reputation for not being a healthy vegetables. To the contrary potatoes are loaded with nutrients such as potassium, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and fiber.  It is what we often do to potatoes (fry them, load them, etc.) that steal from their nutrient profile.  To get the most nutrient bang for your buck keep the potato peel on.  By eating the entire potato you will be getting all the nutrients it has to offer. There are over

How to Grill Tasty Vegetables – 5 Tips to Success

This article was written by Amanda Miller, Registered Dietitian, and Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties Volunteer. Grilling out this summer? Instead of piling on the meat, try filling half of the grill with vegetables. It’s a great way to make your summer meals healthier and help you save a little money. Most vegetables make good grill companions – peppers, onions, eggplant, zucchini, corn on the cob, broccoli…the list goes on and on. But here are a few simple tips to remember when

Fresh Produce Recipes that are Toddler Friendly – Kale & Sweet Potato Muffins and More

This article was written by Helen Bernadt, a dietetic intern from Iowa State University who is currently doing a rotation with us at Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy Counties. This article features great tips on how to meal plan when crunched for time. As well as healthy recipes you can make using fresh produce that your entire family will enjoy. I was delighted to be given the duty of picking up the CSA for the week.  This week’s CSA contained kale, kohlrabi,