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Air Fryer Healthy Recipes

Here are some cheap and easy Air Fryer healthy recipes are here for you to enjoy. Cook chicken, air fryer vegetables, seafood, even vegetarian meals in your Cosori or Ninja Foodi air crisp machine.

air fryer healthy recipes

When you think of air fryer healthy recipes you might think….boring and bland, not anymore. This list is full of the best easy inspiring dinners full of flavor without the added fat. Made in under 30 minutes and as crispy as a deep fryer you won’t feel like you’re missing out at all anymore. One of many easy air fryer recipe ideas on our site.

Top 10 Healthy Air Fryer Recipes

Ok so we went way beyond that here. You may have tried a baked potato or air fryer sweet potato and stopped right there. What else can you pair with your dinner that isn’t packed with fat? OH the possibilities y’all. I use this baby for everything nowadays, like every single day.

Since the beginning of the year, as most of us do, I vowed to eat foods that were better for me. I am big on texture though so if I could skip the fat but make it seem like I wasn’t giving up on the YUM that would sure help. Here’s a list of our favorites, we will continue to add more as time goes on too.

  1. We have made your favorites healthier….like Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Wings. These not only make a great meal for day one but you can reheat chicken wings in air fryer the next day too.

This is probably one of the foods you heard was outstanding in this machine. Trying to cut down on fat and calories so you thought you couldn’t enjoy them anymore? Wrong! You can with these with no breading, still tastes like fried food but without the added fat and calories.

air fryer frozen wings

Healthy Air Fryer Recipes for Beginners

We did a roundup of Ninja foodi healthy recipes but some of those need a pressure cooker. You don’t have to cut out all the sweets either, all in moderation remember. If you see something you have just got to try, make half a batch and save the rest.

Air fryer shrimp no breading can be served over rice, by themselves or better yet fill tortillas for tacos. Lower in calories because there are no breadcrumbs used it is a meal I make weekly.

Easy Air Fryer Oatmeal is fast and simple to make for the perfect comfort food. This nutritious oat recipe is done in 20 minutes from start to finish. Plus it is easy to customize by simply adding whatever you’re craving!

Breakfast Casserole Air fryer Frittata is quick and easy to make with veggies, cheese and optional sausage or potatoes. It’s perfect for meal prep breakfasts or to serve for a crowd. However you slice it, this healthy meal will be a hit!

    Easy Air Fryer Breakfast Potatoes No muss no fuss! These are diced, and amazing with a side of fruit and your favorite tea.

      Air Fryer Frozen Chicken Tenderloins have no breading and are super low carb but high in protein. Paired with air fryer broccolini it is a low fat meal.

      Ninja Foodi Frozen Chicken Tenderloins

      Low Calorie Air Fryer Recipes

      Air Fryer Baked Avocado Eggs is a breakfast recipe like having avocado toast without the bread! Plus the toppings are endless which means it’s super versatile for all kinds of hungry guests. All you need is avocados, eggs, and your favorite seasonings!

        You can bake 2 ingredient air fryer Bagel Bites in the morning. All you need to make this easy air fryer breakfast is Greek yogurt and flour! Butter and sprinkle some everything bagel seasoning on top for the win. Don’t those ingredients sound like the most delicious meal to start your day?

        Healthy Air Fryer Frozen Hash Browns is the easiest fuss-free way to make crispy shredded potatoes. The best part is there’s no thawing required. Simply pop your frozen hash browns in the air fryer basket! No oil is needed just pop them in an airfryer!

          I mean there are so many ways to cook potatoes in Ninja Foodi or your Cosori friends. Diced, shredded, left whole, in chunks, wedges, just keep it going…..and try it.

          Frozen Hashbrowns Air Fryer

          What are some easy and healthy recipes that can be made in an air fryer?

          Let’s talk about a few that you can enjoy in the morning and have some yummy heat to them. That is right, you can make air fryer frozen taquitos of course but homemade is always better and usually healthier.

          Breakfast Taquitos is great for an easy on the go breakfast! I like to  make a big batch and just reheat one or two as needed. I like to use flour tortillas because the texture is better than corn in my opinion. However you can use corn if you want.

          Vegetable Air Fryer Recipes

          Air Fryer Asparagus dd a little spice to your life! To your veggies that is, with the best easy recipe for asparagus with chipotle seasoning (or leave plain) and a little olive oil. Asparagus is a favorite of mine with any main meal

          Air Fryer Sweet Potato Steak Fries are a sweet and salty combination of fries is always a pleasure at the dinner table. Plus they’re packed with nutrients like vitamin A. That’s why this recipe is a weekly staple in my house!

          Baby Carrots in air fryer recipe is the perfect healthy and delicious side dish for busy evenings. You can make them sweet and savory with some butter and a bit of sprinkled brown sugar. Even your kids will love these. Here’s how to make it for your family!

          Healthy Recipes Air Fryer

          What is the healthiest thing to cook in an air fryer?

          Hands down, vegetables! You can just toss with olive oil and seasonings and that is all you need. Low calorie but packed with flavor and a bit of crisp on the edges. You can follow any of our Ninja Foodi healthy recipes as well but some of those use the pressure cook function. If you don’t have that just focus on these to air crisp galore!

          Air Fryer Parmesan Broccoli with so much flavor with lemon and parmesan will knock your socks off. Crisp stalks of broccoli come out cooked to perfection. They’re slightly charred when air frying just the way I like it.

            Zucchini Chips in air fryer is panko bread crumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, zucchini, egg, and seasoning- that’s it! It’s the perfect side dish for lunch. Have them with a sloppy Joe or cheeseburger, yum!

            Air Fryer Stuffed Mushrooms I adore because they are always a crowd pleaser. Plus they’re so simple to adjust to make them however you want. This Stuffed Mushroom recipe is vegetarian as is, but you can add cooked meat of your liking for extra protein. Easily double or triple the portion sizes for a larger crowd.

            Are air fryers good for healthy eating?

            Yes!! You can make simple veggies delicious and crispy just like potato chips but with no frying required. Try Crispy Beet Chips with just 4 medium beetroots peeled and thinly sliced, 2 tbsp olive oil, ¼ tsp smoked paprika, and ½ tsp salt. You’ll love them too because they’re super tasty and such a healthy appetizer any day of the week!

              Air Fryer Kale Chips is so super nutritious and when cooked to perfection in your air fryer they’re crazy delicious too. It’s one of the best snacks to have between meals.

              Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts Wrapped In Bacon is the perfect flavor combination of vegetables and salty bacon. Get your veggies and protein in one tasty bite! Plus they’re low in carbs and high in protein which is perfect for keto diets.

              Air Fryer Fish Nuggets you can use your favorite fish and a bit of batter for crunchy fish bites. It’s just amazing for any everyday lunch or main meal. That’s because it’s crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. They are way healthier than air fryer frozen fish sticks out of the box and processed for sure.

              fish nuggets air fryer

              Healthy Air Fryer Fish Recipes

              We eat a lot of air fryer fish for sure so we have a lot to choose from in that regard. Choose your favorite swimmer in the sea, lightly bread it and throw it in there. In only a few minutes it will be fork tender with a bit of crisp. OR leave it naked with a sauce like our air fryer teriyaki salmon.

              Air Fryer walleye is made with a prized fish in the land of 10,000 lakes! That’s because  it’s light, mild-flavored, wonderfully flaky. I love how it’s not too fussy to prepare. Especially when you opt for a cracker crumb coating of your choosing like pork rinds.

              Healthy, tasty, fast, simple Air fryer meals?

                Cauliflower Steaks in air fryer are great vegetarian choices for a full meal, super hearty served as is. They are gluten free, need Less than 5 Ingredients, takes Less than 5 Minutes to Prep, Flavorful, Dairy Free, Plant Based, Nut Free, and soy free.

                  Air Fryer Butternut Squash because it’s crisp yet tender! The best part is that it’s lightly caramelized and cooks in just 15 minutes. So if you’re looking for a delicious gluten-free, WFPB, paleo, whole30, vegan main check out this recipe for simple butternut squash!

                  How can you fry chicken wings without oil?

                  Air fry them babies!! Love heat? Try Air Fryer Hot Wings that are slightly spicy, salty, with the crispy texture of perfectly cooked skin this is the dish for you. I adore serving up this recipe with a homemade ranch or blue cheese dressing on the side. They’re always a crowd pleaser for game parties and get-togethers.

                      I mean we have a ton of other options too if you want them more mild. I would say that our air fryer dry rub chicken wings are the most popular though.

                      Air-Fryer-Wings-dry rub

                      Can you make healthy recipes in a Ninja Foodi?

                      Absolutely, with this you can pressure cook or air fry all the things. A light one is next, and something we had in Hawaii on vacation. I tinkered with it and now it tastes just as I remember, but a lot cheaper to make myself of course. Air Fryer Mahi Mahi can be Parmesan Crusted or lightly seasoned

                      Cajun Chicken Strips air fried to perfection. The crust is made of cornflakes and cornmeal for extra crispiness and flavor. Plus it’s infused with knock your socks off Cajun spices. I like to serve it with remoulade for dipping.

                        Air Fried Vegetable Samosas are flaky pockets filled with leftover mashed potatoes, peas and spices. It’s absolutely perfect for any main meal and these are great because they are packed with nutrition and absent of cooking oil!

                          Air Fryer Tilapia is not breaded, quick and easy dinner meal that everyone will devour. This white fish is nutritious, light, and fresh. It’s great with almost anything like soup, salad, rice, vegetables, potatoes, and more.

                          fish in air fryer

                          What are some low fat meals you can make in air fryer?

                          Did you know you can actually now cook Air Fryer Turkey Legs this way and they are great? You definitely can, and you should because this meal is the best! It’s easy, fuss-free, and fast to cook turkey legs in an air fryer. Furthermore they are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.

                            Air fryer teriyaki salmon is browned to perfection while the vegetables are cooked to a crisp! And what you get is a rich-tasting salmon, tender potatoes, crispy broccoli, and perfect asparagus. That’s why this dish tastes like it came straight from a restaurant.

                              Air fried Beef Fajitas come out  tender and juicy. The skirt steak with crispy fresh peppers and sweet roasted onions is what to expect from this amazing recipe. They are my all time favorite Mexican meals. You could use shrimp instead too. Serve it with tortillas and top it with cheese or sour cream!

                                Heart Healthy Air Fryer Recipes

                                Healthy Air Fryer Chicken Recipes

                                Air Fried Bone In Chicken Thighs work well when you cook bone in fresh or frozen chicken thighs in the air fryer they turn out so super crispy. You get a low carb mouthwatering crispy skin too. They’re done in 35 minutes, effortless to cook, plus you can switch up the marinade any way you like.

                                Air Fryer Chicken Tenders with no breading is an easy barbecue chicken tenders meal is so fast and simple. You only need 2 ingredients and it takes less than 5-minutes to prepare in the oven, frying pan, or air fryer. The best part is there’s no breadcrumbs but tons of flavor.

                                  Pretty much all of our air fryer chicken recipes no breading are healthy, gluten-free, kid-friendly, and keto-approved. Frozen chicken breasts in air fryer are possible too.

                                      Ok now something for the kiddos, try homemade chicken nuggets with ground chicken. Air fry instead of fry them to get the crispy you want. Far less calories and fat with the same great taste.

                                      Air Fryer Chicken Kabobs and vegetables is extremely quick, simple, and affordable. Plus these are amazing for BBQs, picnics, pool parties, and more. Such an easy meal that’s also low carb, gluten-free, dairy-free, and Whole30.

                                      Air Fryer Chicken Recipes No Breading

                                      Heart Healthy Air Fryer Recipes

                                      Air Fryer Eggplant Chips can be lightly breaded and fried into chips kinda’. Made in the air fryer for a low carb way to satisfy your cheesy craving! This is a delicious way to enjoy eggplant and you can interchange the dips to serve with from marinara to ranch dressing.

                                      Air Fryer Frozen Salmon is here. Just get yourself 4 salmon fillets between 4 and 6 ounces each. Other ingredients include brown sugar, ginger, sesame seeds, and a few more.

                                        Bacon wrapped air fryer Steak in less than 15 minutes is possible. This air fryer steak dish is so simple just about anyone can do it! The air fryer recipe only takes about 12 minutes to get your steak completely well done. There’s no need to turn the steaks over halfway through either.

                                          Air Fryer Spinach makes a great snack you can cook frozen to get tender or fresh to super crispy so they are like veggie chips.

                                            Air Fryer Pork Tenderloin With Gravy is juicy with a mouthwatering creamy gravy on the side making it a perfect main dish. It’s perfect with salads, green beans, or roasted vegetables. Also if you’re a red wine lover like myself, I recommend a light or medium-bodied red wine.

                                              How to Cook Smithfield Pork Tenderloin

                                              Are there any easy banana or Apple air fryer recipes?

                                              Air Fryer Apple Crisp EW Individual portions of Apple Crisps are very simple to make for a healthy dessert that will satisfy your late-night cravings.  This recipe has no refined sugars and a world moving crumb topping made with oats and whole-wheat flour.  Try serving it warm with a top of greek yoghurt, ice cream or whipped cream.

                                                Air Fryer Apple Chips are made with thinly sliced fruit that’s lightly spiced with cinnamon and pleasantly crisp. Using your air fryer is the best way to make dried apples too because they’re low calorie and nutritious for everyone. We don’t forget the most common thing kids love though. With a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar you too can make a bag of chips with fruit that kids just love.

                                                Simple Banana Fritters ew air baked for a healthier sweet treat. Banana fritters are amazing plus they’re vegetarian and gluten free!

                                                  Air Fried Bananas with no added sugar, it’s an easy recipe, only 4 ingredients are needed, amazing flavors, and it’s a healthy kid friendly dessert!

                                                  Air Fryer Peaches or nectarines are fast, simple and decadent. Caramelized nectarines make a heavenly dessert for when you are trying to eat healthy. Try it with some sugar free ice cream or yogurt!

                                                      Healthy Air Fryer Desserts

                                                        Air fryer healthy dessert recipes

                                                        Healthy Fried Pears is another dessert to enjoy any day of the week. Amazing for a nutritious sweet treat or breakfast when served with granola, chocolate chips, and yogurt. That is right, we have a few different ways you can air fry fruit as a healthy dessert idea too.

                                                          Air Fryer Apple Dumplings with pie filling are cozy and warm with crispy puff pastry or crescent rolls. Learn how simple it is to make turnovers with any flavors you love.

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                                                          Air Fryer Healthy Recipes

                                                          How to make easy air fryer healthy recipes to make for snacks, dinner, breakfast and dessert. Easy for beginners to make.
                                                          Course Entree
                                                          Cuisine American
                                                          Keyword air fryer, ninja foodi
                                                          Prep Time 15 minutes
                                                          Cook Time 10 minutes
                                                          Servings 2
                                                          Calories 18kcal
                                                          Author The Typical Mom

                                                          Equipment

                                                          Ingredients

                                                          Instructions

                                                          • Spray air fryer basket with non stick spray and lay frozen or fresh fillets inside, do not overlap them. Cut lemon in half, lightly squeeze some of one half on to fish and then sprinkle with seasonings.
                                                          • Slice other half of lemon and put a thin slice of fresh lemon on each fillet. Close basket and set to 390 degrees for 8 minutes for fresh and 10-12 minutes for frozen, check at 8 minutes because timing will depend on size and thickness of pieces.
                                                          • Fish is done when it is flaky with a fork and white, not opaque.
                                                          Nutrition Facts
                                                          Air Fryer Healthy Recipes
                                                          Amount Per Serving (1 oz)
                                                          Calories 18 Calories from Fat 2
                                                          % Daily Value*
                                                          Fat 0.2g0%
                                                          Saturated Fat 0.03g0%
                                                          Polyunsaturated Fat 0.1g
                                                          Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g
                                                          Cholesterol 1mg0%
                                                          Sodium 293mg13%
                                                          Potassium 85mg2%
                                                          Carbohydrates 5g2%
                                                          Fiber 2g8%
                                                          Sugar 1g1%
                                                          Protein 1g2%
                                                          Vitamin A 13IU0%
                                                          Vitamin C 29mg35%
                                                          Calcium 16mg2%
                                                          Iron 0.4mg2%
                                                          * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

                                                          Air Fryer Healthy Recipes
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