About: Carrie Schneider-Miller MS RD

Recent Posts by Carrie Schneider-Miller MS RD

Pinterest Recipe Review – Stuffed Banana Peppers & Zucchini Boats

Do you actually make the recipes you pin from Pinterest?  I'd say I make at least 50% of the recipes I pin.  The majority of the recipes that I make, I do plan on making them again.  For this weeks post I wanted to share and review two of the recipes I found on Pinterest that include garden fresh produce that is in season: banana peppers, and zucchini.  The first recipe I made was stuffed banana peppers.  At our office we have a garden where

Garden Fresh Beets – Give them a Try!

18Click here to learn how to select, store, and use garden fresh beets.   Each week Amy Wenninghoff with Wenninghoff's Farmer's Market and CSA provides great tips and recipes on how to use fresh produce that is in season.  This is a portion of her last "newsletter."  It provides great ways to prepare and enjoy garden fresh beets. I always hear people say they don’t like beets.  When

Summer Squash

Summer squash is in season!  Summer squash is a category that encompasses many types of squash including: zucchini (zucchini can be yellow or green), patty pan, yellow squash, sunburst squash, chayote squash, opo squash, crookneck squash, etc.  An easy way to tell yellow squash from yellow zucchini is that yellow squash is “ribbed” and yellow zucchini is smooth and without ridges.  Yellow squash has a more mild flavor than green zucchini and is often more acceptable to children.  Yellow squash