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LEAP Chicago's Healthy recipe ideas: Crispy Goodness, No Guilt: 3 Healthy Air Fryer Recipes to Try Today


healthy air fryer recipe

Tired of compromising on taste while striving for a healthier lifestyle? Enter the air fryer – your kitchen companion in creating delicious, crispy dishes with less oil. Here are three healthy air fryer recipes to elevate your cooking game:


1. Air-Fried Sweet Potato Fries


Ingredients:

  • Sweet potatoes, sliced into fries

  • Olive oil

  • Paprika

  • Garlic powder

  • Salt and pepper to taste


Instructions: a. Toss sweet potato slices with olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. b. Arrange in a single layer in the air fryer basket. c. Air fry at 400°F (200°C) for 15-20 minutes, flipping halfway through.


2. Crispy Garlic Parmesan Brussels Sprouts


Ingredients:

  • Brussels sprouts, halved

  • Olive oil

  • Garlic powder

  • Parmesan cheese, grated

  • Salt and pepper to taste


Instructions: a. Coat Brussels sprouts with olive oil, garlic powder, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. b. Place in the air fryer basket and cook at 375°F (190°C) for 15-20 minutes, shaking occasionally.


3. Lemon Herb Chicken Thighs

Ingredients:

  • Chicken thighs

  • Lemon juice

  • Fresh or dried herbs (rosemary, thyme, oregano)

  • Garlic, minced

  • Salt and pepper to taste


Instructions: a. Marinate chicken thighs in lemon juice, herbs, garlic, salt, and pepper for at least 30 minutes. b. Arrange in the air fryer basket and cook at 380°F (193°C) for 25-30 minutes, turning halfway through.


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