13 Stupid Simple Air Fryer Recipes to Help You Lose Weight

Whether you’re looking to shed some pounds this year or simply eat healthier, the air fryer is one of the best ways to do it. Here are our 13 of our favorite healthy air fryer recipes.

Air Fryer Salmon Bites

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Simple, delicious, and fast – this air fryer salmon bites recipe is an excellent source of protein and a great source of B12 and Omega-3 fatty acids. This recipe is done in under a half hour and is a perfect main next to almost any side.

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Juicy Air Fryer Ribeye Steak

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This simple and delectable air fryer ribeye steak goes from the air fryer to the table in under 15 minutes. Pair it with a crisp salad or a side vegetable of your choice.

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Air Fryer Turkey Burgers

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Delicious turkey burgers straight from your air fryer for a great family night dinner.

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Air Fryer Sweet Potatoes

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Air fryer sweet potatoes are a quick and easy healthy side dish the whole family will love! Sweet potatoes taste just like crispy fries but at a fraction of the calories!

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15 Minute Easy Air Fryer Mushrooms with Garlic

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These mushrooms are the perfect side dish and are addictive whether or not you’re a mushroom lover. Ready in 15 minutes, simply toss fresh sliced mushrooms in a savory soy sauce with Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, and dried thyme, and air fry for 10 minutes.

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Crispy Chickpeas

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Looking for your next favorite snack? Crispy Air Fryer Chickpeas are a delicious and savory crunchy snack that’s so easy to make. This easy recipe will quickly become a family favorite!

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Carrots with Honey Brown Sugar Glaze

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Unlock the secret to mouthwatering air fryer carrots with a brown sugar honey glaze packed with flavor. This easy carrot recipe is a side dish game changer.

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Parmesan Crusted Salmon Fillets

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Looking for a delicious and easy way to enjoy salmon? Look no further than this delicious air fryer parmesan crusted salmon recipe! With a crispy, golden-brown crust and a tender, juicy interior, this dish is sure to become a family favorite.

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Crispy Air Fryer Broccoli

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Keeping frozen broccoli on hand is a great option for an easy side dish but no one enjoys eating it as mush! This air fryer frozen broccoli recipe results in crispy seasoned broccoli florets everyone will love! It’s easy, quick and will instantly become a favorite.

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Air Fryer Eggplant

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This simply seasoned air fryer eggplant comes out crispy and delicious. It’s an easy side dish everyone will absolutely love and goes with almost any main course.

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Easy Air Fryer Peaches

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These air fryer peaches with cinnamon are juicy, buttery, and deliciously sweet. No need to peel the peaches or set up a grill with this easy and healthy dessert!

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Air Fryer Meatballs

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Baked in an air fryer these easy, tender, and juicy gluten-free meatballs will be a hit whether you serve them as an appetizer, over a plate of spaghetti, or in a meatball sub. They take less than 30 minutes from start to finish!

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Air Fryer Steak Bites with Mushrooms

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Marinated air fryer steak bites have an appetizing caramelized crust, juicy tender interior, and are prepared in the air fryer in under 10 minutes. Melt in your mouth delicious and easy to serve as a main dish or as a party appetizer. They’re a naturally low-carb, high-protein snack or main dish that the whole family will love.

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  • Ali Van Straten

    Ali Van Straten is the founder and journalist of Champagne and Coffee Stains. She is a Peloton expert, certified running coach and certified nutrition coach. Champagne and Coffee Stains provides information and resources on Peloton Interactive, running and recipes.

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