Take a trip to your local farmers market and check out all the fresh fruits and vegetables it has to offer. We've compiled a list of our favorite healthy farmers market recipes, including fruit-filled desserts, hearty vegetable side dishes, and good-for-you dinner recipes.
Prepare yourself: You're about to look forward to eating a healthy recipe. These spicy-cool citrus fish tacos get their street cred from farmers market ingredients: oranges, jalapenos, honey, and cucumbers.
Never underestimate the power of vitamin-bursting blackberries. Take your carton from tart to sweet with a quick toss on the grill, then drape them over a scoop of fro-yo for your new fave patio treat.
This hearty salad is a celebration of succotash, a corn-and-bean Southern side dish. Find the fresh corn, beans, greens, and avocado for this satisfying salad at your local farmers market.
Low-cal and gluten-free. Find out what this perfect hummus is made of.
As if the sweet pepper shell in this hearty dinner recipe weren't healthful enough, the quinoa-spinach filling is loaded with protein and nutrients. Mushrooms, tomatoes, garlic, and onion also find a home in these stuffed peppers.
Good-for-you carrots, zucchini, raisins, and walnuts hide underneath a mouthwatering layer of citrus cream cheese frosting in these carrot cake bars. The secret to moist and fluffy bars is to make sure the carrots are finely grated by hand.
Lighten this family favorite by swapping carb-loaded noodles with slices of green zucchini. You'll get the full-bodied flavor of the classic Italian dish with fewer carbs and calories.
Save those fresh, in-season peaches for another day. Simply follow our instructions for freezing them to enjoy year-round.
When the sun is bright and the air is hot, take an afternoon breather with a refreshing martini. Fresh farmers market watermelon, a splash of liquor, and a hint of lime juice make this 150-calorie libation the perfect summer drink.
Roasting fresh-from-the-farm radishes brings a mellow sweetness to the peppery veggies. Don't forget the homemade chive vinaigrette for a tantalizing tang.
Fricos, meaning "little trifles" in Italian, are lacy wafers made from cheese that's cooked until crisp. Toss the easy-to-make wafers with fresh strawberries and arugula for a delicious, bright, and easy dinner.
This light and lovely dish is our take on soupe au pistou -- a French broth-base soup that's loaded with fresh vegetables. Our version replaces a topping of basil pesto with breaded feta cheese croutons.
Take advantage of fresh peaches while you can! Enjoy the juicy fruit in a refreshing cocktail for under 200 calories. Ginger syrup provides a mild kick to the sweetness of ripe peaches.
Add intoxicating flavor to your farmer's market finds with exotic spices. An aromatic mix of hazelnuts and spices -- coriander, cumin, and sesame -- transforms roasted carrots into an irresistible side dish.
Show off your farmers market goodies with an impressive vegetable torte. Boasting sweet peppers, tomatoes, eggplant, zucchini, summer squash, and basil, this vegetarian recipe celebrates summer in a delicious way.
We've paired fried green tomatoes with seared pork and fresh greens in this tasty summer salad. A drizzle of sweet-and-sour sauce and a crumbling of blue cheese finish this easy dish.
The crisp texture and refreshing flavor of cucumber make a summery addition to this sangria recipe. Mixing white wine with carbonated water keeps calories low while adding a bit of bubbly sparkle to this naturally sweet cocktail.
Corn tastes delicious as a side, in a salad, or frozen for later. Watch and learn our secret for cutting corn off the cob easily.
Infuse a market-fresh medley of berries and cherries with orange tea, white wine, and pomegranate juice for a nutrient-rich dessert that's perfect on warm summer days.
Jam-packed with fresh ingredients -- peas, dill weed, endive, and butterhead lettuce -- this delicious salad is the perfect farmers market recipe. Chopped macadamia nuts add crunch, while a mustard-dill vinaigrette brings loads of sharp, tangy flavor.
Let fresh cucumbers and tomatoes shine in a lemony relish that tops our easy cumin-seasoned chicken breasts. Pull it all together with a simple, slightly sweet Greek yogurt sauce for a healthy dinner recipe.
Ginger beer and pineapple juice mingle with fresh fruits and veggies in this quinoa-filled soup. It offers an amazing blend of textures and flavors -- sweet from the nectarines, spicy from the jalapeno, creamy from the avocado, and crunchy from the cucumbers -- for a light and fresh summer soup.
Try our fresh take on classic Italian bruschetta by switching out its usual tomato topping for an arugula-pesto version. Mozzarella cheese and garlic complement the light peppery flavor of this green.
Blackberries fresh from the farmers market shine in this main-dish recipe. Combine with ginger, orange, and garlic to make a sweet and spicy sauce that is a tasty complement to roast duck.
Fresh farmers market finds, such as string beans and tomatoes, easily amp up a simple shrimp pasta dish. Olive oil, lemon, and capers make the bright, savory sauce that pulls the dish together.