As the weather heats up, we’re all looking for ways to keep our homes and apartments as cool as possible. The kitchen can be a major source of overheating and overtaxing your air conditioner, which is why you’re not alone if you turn to fresh salads and ice cold drinks during the summer. But there’s something so satisfying about a hot, fresh meal that just can’t be replaced. Check out these healthy air fryer recipes. They deliver piping hot, crispy sides and mains without the need to heat up a large oven or to brave the temperatures for grilling outdoors.
Healthy Air Fryer Recipes
Plus, cooking with an air fryer is one of our favorite ways to lighten up meals. You can recreate delicious fried foods while cutting down on grease and oil.
Simple healthy air fryer recipes go a long way, and just a few spices and seasonings take shrimp to the next level. These flavorful bites are a great addition to a salad, or for making your own wraps and sandwiches.
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The air fryer delivers that crispy, crunchy exterior and juicy, delicious interior without all the added fat of the deep-frying process. Pair your air fried chicken breasts or tenders with a fresh slaw or sliced pickles for the perfect combination.
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This versatile dish is a great way to get one more delicious meal out of leftovers. Whatever combination of meat, vegetables, rice, and cheese you come up with–it’s going to be awesome.
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Liven up a cold salad with some crunch from air-fried cauliflower. The air frying process adds a nice texture so you can substitute these cruciferous veggies for regular croutons. This healthy air fryer recipe also air fries beets for a unique combination. Feel free to experiment with your favorite fresh salad ingredients and top with the crunchy cauliflower.
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This one-dish wonder combines delicious veggies with shrimp and sausage for a completely satisfying main dish. Use whatever fresh produce you have on hand for a unique, colorful final product.
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