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12 Best Air Fryer Recipes for Weight Loss

Air fryers are all the rage right now, and we are on board with it! This beloved kitchen tool lets you make fried foods in a MUCH healthier way. Love the air fryer as much as we do? Then here are our most popular air fryer recipes all in one place. Enjoy!

Air Fryer Donut Holes

A Profile twist on a classic breakfast treat! These low-carb, air-fried donut holes are a winner.
Air Fryer Donut Holes
TOTAL TIME
10 mins
COURSE
Breakfast
CUISINE
American
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 packet of Plant Based Chocolate Shake
  • 1/2 Tbls cornstarch
  • water
  • 1/2 tsp stevia or any 0 calorie sweetener
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Combine all ingredients except for stevia, using enough water to make a dough consistency.
  • Roll into balls.
  • Air fry for 10 minutes or until firm on the outside.
  • Sprinkle with stevia
NOTES

Profile Exchange 1 profile meal replacement, 1 flex food

 

Buy the Plant-Based Shakes on our online store!

KEYWORD
air fryer, low carb breakfast, Profile Swaps

Chick-Fil-A “Copycat” Breaded Chicken Sandwich

There has been a lot of talk lately about which fast food restaurant has the best chicken sandwich. "Popeyes" or "Chick-Fil-A"?!?! Enter the "Profile-Approved" Breaded Chicken sandwich into the conversation. Straight off the griddle taste with a fraction of the calories!
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COURSE
Main Course
CUISINE
American, Profile
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 packet Profile Pancakes*
  • 1 bag Profile Salt & Vinegar Chips crushed
  • 4 oz. chicken breast
  • 4 Tbsp. pickle juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp. parmesan cheese
  • Sliced dill pickles
INSTRUCTIONS

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CHICKEN:

  • Pound chicken to ½-inch thickness.
  • Cut in half and place in zip lock baggie with pickle juice. Marinate overnight.
  • Preheat air fryer for 5 mins at 400 degrees.
  • In a small shallow bowl mix together parmesan cheese, crushed Profile Salt & Vinegar Chips, and salt and pepper.
  • Remove chicken from the baggie and discard pickle juice.
  • Place chicken in bowl to coat with breading mixture evenly.
  • Place a piece of parchment paper in air fryer basket, lightly coat with cooking spray.
  • Place chicken in preheated air fryer and spray the chicken with nonstick cooking spray or olive oil.
  • Cook chicken for 7 mins.
  • Flip chicken and continue cooking for an additional 7-8 mins. This can vary based on the size of your chicken. Internal temperature should be 165 degrees.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE BUN:

  • Mix Profile Pancake mix with a dash of salt and pepper and 2 ounces of water.
  • Spray a round glass bowl with cooking spray and pour in mix.
  • Microwave mix for 1 minute.
  • When cooled, remove from bowl and cut in half.
  • Assemble the sandwich – bun, chicken, pickle slices, bun. Enjoy!
NOTES
Did you know you can purchase the ingredients for the “Copycat” Breaded Chicken Sandwich on our new online store?
 
Profile Homestyle Pancake Mix
KEYWORD
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Cauliflower BBQ Wings

This is a great take on a classic bar food. Try it out at your next gameday get together. These "wings" are perfect for air-frying as well.
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COURSE
Appetizer
CUISINE
American, Profile
INGREDIENTS
  • 2 Tbsp. Profile Sweet & Smokey BBQ sauce
  • 1 bag Profile Chips or Crisps of choice
  • ¼ head cauliflower chopped
  • ¼ cup egg whites
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat air fryer to 350 degrees.
  2. Crush the chips in a shallow bowl.
  3. Soak cauliflower florets in egg whites.
  4. Press the cauliflower florets into the chip crumbs until well coated.
  5. Lightly spray air fryer basket with non-stick spray. Place the cauliflower florets in the air fryer and cook for 15 minutes. Toss every 5 minutes to ensure an even crisp.
  6. Toss with BBQ sauce or serve on the side.
NOTES

Profile Exchange: 1 Profile Meal, 1 oz very lean protein, 1 cup vegetables, 1 flex food

Get the BBQ sauce in our online shop!

KEYWORD
Air fryer recipes for weight loss, Cauliflower wings, Profile Swaps, Profile-approved wings, Wings