Instead of always opting for frying your food in oil, perhaps it’s time to try some healthier alternatives. Like these yummy but healthy air fryer recipes.
Using an air fryer can be healthier than frying your food in oil. Yes you can still use oil in an air fryer, but you often don’t have to, and if you do, it’ll be less than you normally use.
Healthy Air Fryer Recipes
Below we’ve rounded up some of the best healthy air fryer recipes that you and your family can enjoy.
Follow the link below each picture for the full recipes and instructions.
1. Air Fried Buffalo Cauliflower
I am a huge fan of my air fryer. With an air fryer, your food comes out nice and crispy while still being tender on the inside using little to no oil.
2. Keto Air Fryer Shrimp Scampi
Just 8 minutes start to finish to make this air fryer low carb keto shrimp scampi.
So simple to make, so delicious, you won’t believe it. Watch the video at the end on how to make this Keto shrimp scampi in your air fryer.
3. Air Fryer Zucchini Parmesan Chips
Frying zucchini in the air fryer just got easier and tastier!
This fantastic gadget locks in the natural flavors that seem to get lost while cooking more traditional ways.
4. Airfryer French Toast Sticks
Making French Toast in your Airfryer is darn simple and pretty much the same as when you make them on a stovetop.
5. Low Carb Air Fryer Radish Hash Browns
Low Carb Air Fryer Radish Hash Browns are Keto Friendly and seriously delicious.
Replace Hash Brown Potatoes with these healthy gems.
6. Blueberry Lemon Muffins Air Fryer Recipe
Blueberry Lemon Muffins air fryer recipe is so easy to make and it’s been a keeper in our family.
This recipe makes 12 muffins and the prep only takes about 5 or 6 minutes.
7. Portobello Mushroom Pizzas with Hummus
These personal “pizzas” make a great appetizer or snack. Be sure to serve them with plenty of napkins because they can get messy!
8. Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken
This is a delicious fried chicken recipe that uses up the brine left in the pickle jar when you’ve finished all the pickles.
This recipe calls for legs, but if you prefer white meat, feel free to substitute bone-in chicken breasts instead.
9. Crispy Air Fryer Pork Chops
This recipe for Crispy Air Fryer Pork Chops is the perfect quick supper that the entire family will love. Have it on the table in less then 30 minutes from start to finish, plus clean up is a breeze!
Follow the recipe as directed, or try changing it up with your favorite seasonings to make it your own.
10. Air Fryer Weight Watchers Pork Taquitos
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, we have prepared a Weight Watchers Pork Taquitos Recipe in the air fryer. But we like to make all year long.
They are a great snack for after school, bbq’s, and even football season. Let’s get cooking!
11. Air Fryer Chinese Take Out Sweet ‘N Sour Pork
Air Fryer Chinese Take Out Sweet ‘N Sour Pork is a healthier option than the deep fried version and is made at home in less than 30 minutes.
12. Crispy Roasted Broccoli In The Air Fryer
Are you looking for a healthy snack that can be made in a jiffy?
This crispy roasted broccoli is just the one for you. I promise you that the crunch factor in this snack makes it appealing even to those who might not be big fans of this green vegetable.
13. Air Fryer Roast Chicken
Deliciously moist chicken that’s flavorful and crispy on the outside! So easy to make in your air fryer in no time at all!
14. Air Fryer Tofu Scramble
We eat a tofu and potato scramble almost every weekend, and I’ve finally worked out how to make it happen in the air fryer!
15. Whole30 Lemon Pepper Chicken In The Air Fryer
I also absolutely love this recipe because everything is prepared in a silver foil packet therefore there is no washing up at all.
16. Copycat Taco Bell Air Fryer Crunch Wraps Recipe
The air fryer gave the outer shell that perfect crunch just like you get when you order one at Taco Bell.
This copycat recipe was an absolute home run, and an all-time favorite recipe for our family.
17. Perfect Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts
Serve these up as a side dish with your favorite plant-based protein and a starch.
They’re terrific with BBQ Tofu and mashed potatoes or with beans and rice or quinoa
18. Air Fryer Chicken Fried Rice Recipe
This Air Fryer Chicken Fried Rice recipe is easy to make and gluten-free. It tastes as good as take-out and is more economical.
I loved how little work was involved – no need for constant stirring, no splattering – and all with almost no oil!
19. Air Fryer Beef Empanadas
These easy beef empanadas made with my homemade beef picadillo filling and store bought empanada dough are “fried” in the air fryer for empanadas that are ready in minutes (only takes 8 minutes to cook)!
20. Healthy Air Fried Chicken Tenders
Air Fried chicken tenders taste like an indulgent fried treat at a fraction of the calories!
Only a few quick steps to prepare, they cook up in only 10 minutes and make a great week night meal.
21. Air Fryer Pizza Bagels
Air Fryer Pizza Bagels are super easy to make for a quick weeknight dinner in just under 10 minutes from start to finish.
The toppings are endless too, so it’s great if you have a family of picky eaters. We decided to top these with some leftover, cooked chicken.
22. Easy Air Fryer Bacon And Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers
Easy Fifteen-Minute Air Fryer Bacon and Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers is a quick and spicy recipe.
These poppers are low-carb and keto diet friendly. This dish has savory and creamy melted cheddar cheese and is also crunchy.
Makes the perfect appetizer or snack for parties, gatherings, or events.
23. Air Fryer Herbed Crispy Skin Potato Wedges (5WW Smart Points)
The Air Fryer Herbed Crispy Skin Potato Wedges Recipe is only 5 WW Smart Points and is great because you can still stay on program and eat foods you love!
24. Air Fried Spicy Cauliflower Stir-Fry
Air Fried Spicy Cauliflower Stir-Fry is fast and simple. It is so gratifying to have a new side dish for your family to enjoy. Delicious flavors get you lots of compliments.
25. Crunchy Air Fryer Sushi Roll
Guys, I am crazy for these delicious Air Fryer Sushi Rolls! They’re crunchy, filling, and so, so fun to make! The prep time includes the time it will take to make a batch of white sushi rice. Stick it into the fridge to cool, so you can get rolling sooner!
26. Air Baked Zucchini Fries Recipe
Air Baking is so much better than frying food in oil. This air baked zucchini fries recipe is so good and there’s NO special equipment needed.
27. Ranch Seasoned Air Fryer Chickpeas
Have you tried making roasted chickpeas in the air fryer yet? It’s so quick and easy! And these Ranch Seasoned Air Fried Chickpeas couldn’t be simpler to make.
28. Air-Fried Gluten-Free Onion Rings
Air-Fried Gluten Free Onion Rings are so yummy and easy to make. Enjoy these crunchy onion rings that are low fat and low carb.
29. Air Fryer Sticky Mushroom Rice
Air Fryer Sticky Mushroom Rice will knock your socks off.
This sweet and spicy sauce to toss with Jasmine rice is fast and easy. There’s a skillet option too!
30. Crispy Air Fryer Bacon
Bacon lovers, get ready to rejoice! With this recipe for Crispy Air Fryer Bacon you can cook up a healthier version of crave-worthy bacon that turns out perfectly crispy every time.
Suitable for Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo and Keto Diets. The post also includes Weight Watchers points.
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