It is easy to make healthy food in the air fryer! There are tons of dinner, lunch, breakfast, and side dish options in this roundup of healthy air fryer recipes!
Using the Air Fryer to make food is SUPER EASY! It cooks faster than most other appliances, and you aren't actually frying anything so it saves tons of fat and calories by not using oil. Making dinner, lunch, or side dishes is simple and most dishes are done in less than 30 minutes! These healthy air fryer recipes will be your go-to meals!
Don't have an air fryer? Here are my suggestions...
What type of Air Fryer should I use for this recipe?
There are many Air Fryers to choose from, but I love my PowerXL Vortex Air fryer! Here are some other great options:
- Instant Vortex Plus Air Fryer Oven, 6 Quart: 6-in-1, Broil, Roast, Dehydrate, Bake, Non-stick and Dishwasher-Safe Basket, Stainless Steel
- COSORI Air Fryer 5.8QT - Large Hot Electric Oven Oilless Cooker with 8 Quick Setting Recommendation
Now for the Healthy Air Fryer recipes! Click the link under each photo to be taken directly to the recipe! I have shared TONS of Air Fryer Recipes with you, but these include lots of other yummy recipes from food bloggers as well!
Air Fryer Chicken Legs are done in less than 30 minutes and perfectly crispy and juicy! They are low calorie, have NO CARBS, and 22 gram of protein!
Air Fryer Acorn Squash is the perfect fall side dish or meal! It’s hearty, delicious, and healthy, all while being super simple to cook in the air fryer!
Air Fryer Baked Potatoes have a delicious crispy skin, while being soft and fluffy on the inside. They cook quickly and can be made ahead for meal prep.
These Crispy Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Bites are the perfect appetizer! With no oil and only a handful of ingredients, they’re easy and guilt-free.
Air Fryer Butternut Squash is a delicious healthy meal or side dish! Taking just fraction of the time in the air fryer, this will become a family favorite!
Air Fryer Chicken Wings are the best and crispiest wings ever! Done in less than 20 minutes, you’ll never make wings another way again!
Air Fryer Chicken Taquitos are perfectly crispy without any of the added oil from frying! They’re delicious, easy, and make the perfect quick meal or snack!
These simple air fryer steak bites with garlic butter make a great low carb snack or quick weeknight dinner protein option. Thanks to lean top sirloin, the recipe makes 4 servings with 25 grams of protein and just 200 calories each!
Only 210 calories and ZERO carbs in these delicious Air Fryer Chicken Thighs! This is the perfect weeknight meal since it's one in under 25 minutes!
Air Fryer white fish is healthy, easy and always delicious. There’s so much to love about this quick and easy low carb fish recipe in the air fryer. You can use any white fish you like. We tested this air fryer tilapia recipe for our test kitchen and they loved it!
Air Fryer Zucchini Corn Fritters are made from fresh zucchini and corn in this simple recipe. With only 5-6 ingredients they are perfect for appetizers or snacks.
Air Fryer Corn on the Cob is easy and delish! The kernels are perfectly roasted and tender! Less than 15 minutes to enjoy fresh in season corn on the cob!
Delicious eggs bites are with mixed vegetables, cooked to perfection in the air fryer. These eggs are topped with cheese and garnished with chives.
Cook up a batch of Air Fryer Zucchini for the perfect easy side dish! Chunks of zucchini are tossed with a light bread crumb and parmesan topping and baked to crispy perfection. They’re full of flavor, light and crisp.
Making Eggplant Parmesan has never been easier than with the Air Fryer! Crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside, even the biggest meat eater will love this meatless meal!
Crispy, cheesy, and majorly delicious; these Air Fryer Crispy Parmesan Brussels Sprouts are going to be your new go-to side dish. Only a handful of ingredients and only 132 calories per serving!
Tender and Juicy Air Fryer Chicken is golden crispy outside and moist and delicate on the inside. This is bursting with flavor and so good!
Air Fryer Carrot Chips are air-fried until the edges are crispy and the carrots are tender. They make a delicious side dish or snack!
Making salmon is easy in the air fryer; It’s done in less than 10 minutes! Air Fryer salmon is juicy, flakey, healthy, and delicious! Best dinner!
This air fryer sesame chicken is surprisingly easy to make, doesn’t use any unusual ingredients, and is ready in 30 minutes! It’s also naturally gluten-free and can easily be made paleo.
Making Fried Pickles in the Air fryer takes hardly any time and uses no oil like deep frying! Feel good about eating these healthier ‘fried pickles’!
This Air Fryer Falafel recipe is easy to make in the air fryer and cooks up light, fluffy and so crispy. They’re the perfect gluten-free vegan appetizer, side or top them over a salad without some tahini dressing.
Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes have a delicious crispy skin, while being soft and fluffy on the inside. They cook quickly and can be made ahead for meal prep.
Air fryer tuna patties are so fantastic and easy to make in the Air Fryer!
Making hard boiled eggs in the air fryer is quick and easy. No boiling water, no green ring, and they’re easy to peel – these eggs are the BEST!
Who knew you could use the air fryer to make chicken fajitas for dinner? All you have to do is combine sliced chicken, peppers, and onions with fajita seasoning in the tray.
Making homemade tortilla chips in the air fryer is so easy! Fresh, tasty, and done in just a few minutes, you’ll never go back to pre-made chips!
Air Fryer Grilled Chicken kabobs is a quick recipe that uses chicken breasts and fresh veggies to create a healthy meal served on BBQ skewers. With only a few net carbs, this recipe is also keto and low-carb.
With only 2 ingredients and taking a fraction of the typical time, this Air Fryer Roasted Asparagus will be your favorite way to cook asparagus from now on!
Air fryer salmon patties are ready in less than 30 minutes, made with simple ingredients, and super easy! Filled with fresh parsley and garlic, this is a quick dinner idea that is perfect for weeknights.
Honey Mustard Chicken Strips are dipped in honey mustard and coated with a crispy breading! With both Air Fryer and baking directions, this is an easy meal!
Air Fryer Pineapple Chicken is easy and delicious! Its the perfect recipe for summer! The pineapple sauce has a sweet Hawaiian flavor and is made is just 15 minutes.
Air Fryer Whole Chicken is an easy and healthy weeknight roast that is ready in an hour (or less). Get ready for juicy chicken on the inside and the crispiest skin you'll ever try on the outside. This chicken is Whole30 and Paleo compliant, Keto, Low Carb and Gluten-Free.
Air Fryer Roasted Broccoli is an incredibly easy, fast, and delicious side dish. This lower calorie air fryer option will become a staple side dish!
The crispy coating on these Air Fryer Zucchini Fries makes them perfect snack! With no oil and only a handful of ingredients, they’re easy and guilt-free with only 121 calories per serving!
Want more ideas for healthy recipes? Checkout all my healthy recipes HERE or see these other roundups:
- 13 Healthy Recipe Ideas for the New Year
- 30+ Healthy New Year’s Resolution Recipes
- 50+ Healthy Dinner Recipes for the New Year