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45 Healthy Air Fryer Meals

45 healthy air fryer recipes that include easy low calorie and clean eating snacks, dinners, and everything in between.

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Healthy Air Fryer Recipes collage (chicken fajitas, whole chicken, and tilapia)

You’ve probably wondered if using an air fryer is really healthy. Well, I’m here to help you break open that air fryer box (or order your new air fryer) to get you eating healthy with these easy recipes!

I’ve put together a list of 45 healthy air fryer recipes that are designed for clean eating and weight loss — and are still delicious! They include everything easy and healthy air fryer dinner recipes, snacks, and so much more.

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45 Air Fryer Healthy Recipes

A collection of the best healthy air fryer recipes including dinner recipes, healthy snacks, and more! There's low-calorie, clean eating, keto, and more!

Adjusting these Healthy Air Fryer Meals for Weight loss

  • Skip the breading
  • Choose light spices and seasonings for flavorful meals
  • Stay away from fatty meats and stick with healthy air fryer chicken recipes for meat in your diet
  • Choose low-calorie foods
  • Replace fatty and unhealthy snacks with healthy air fryer snacks
  • Stay away from frozen foods – they tend to be higher in sodium than homemade recipes
  • Make more vegetarian recipes in your air fryer and just vegetables in general!

This list of healthy air fryer recipes is slimming and designed to help clean eating habits.

If you’re on a keto diet, check out our Air Fryer Keto Recipes list for the best of the best low-carb air fryer meals.

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Healthy Air Fryer Recipes FAQs

Is Using an Air Fryer Healthy?

Yes! Using an air fryer enables you to enjoy your fried food favorites without all that added oil – in moderation.

Do Air Fryers Help with Weight Loss?

Does cooking normally deep-fried chicken tenders in the air fryer make them healthier? Yes, but that doesn’t make eating out of an air fryer does not make the food automatically healthy.
You can take a look through these lists of Air Fryer Desserts and Air Fryer Dinner Recipes to see that yourself.

Air Fryer Tilapia with lemon sliced on top served with cooked chopped carrots

Air Fryer Recipes (Healthy)

Samantha Erb
A collection of the best healthy air fryer recipes including this delicious air fryer tilapia recipe!
4.88 from 8 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Air Fryer Recipes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 281 kcal


  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • Preheat your air fryer to 400 degrees.
  • Place the tilapia fillets on a large plate and baste with olive oil.
  • Mix the paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  • Sprinkle seasoning evenly over the tilapia then place them in a single layer in your air fryer.
  • Air fry the tilapia for 10 minutes, flipping them halfway through cooking.
  • Remove them from the air fryer and serve!


Serving: 1gCalories: 281kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 45gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 97mgSodium: 360mg

This nutrition information is based on the exact products I used in this recipe. Brands and sizes of products could alter exact nutrition and should always be calculated independently.

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About Samantha

I’ve always had a love of cooking and creating new recipes, so it only made sense to create a food blog so I could share those recipes with you. This site is designed to provide easy and flavorful recipes with as little ingredients as possible. That means you still get great flavor combinations without all that extra time and effort. Read more...

7 thoughts on “45 Healthy Air Fryer Meals”

  1. Cant wait to try so e of these recipes! The recipe for the marinated chicken with honey and Worcestershire sauce looks delicious but the recipe wont pull up….does the cook box purchase have all these recipes?

    • Hi Barbara, it looks like the website that offered that recipe is sadly no longer around. I’ve now taken the recipe off this list. These recipes are all free to access on the page.

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