Don’t let your dehydrator collect dust on your countertop. Explore this list and discover healthy and tasty snacks you can make using this underrated kitchen equipment!
Easy And Healthy Weekend Snacks From Your Dehydrator!
Did you purchase a dehydrator, but still have not gotten the hang of using it? Well, you’re in luck! I’ve put together a list of awesome foods you can make right in the comfort of your home! If you’re a dried food fanatic like me, you’re going to love all of these amazing recipes. Whether you’re a homesteader, a backpacker, or just a health food enthusiast–these yummy recipes will not disappoint. Check out how to make these delicious dried meats, fruits, chips, and veggies!
1. Homemade Banana Chips
Banana chips are one of the most common things to make with a dehydrator. You just slice a banana and pop it immediately into your oven or dehydrator. No need for special seasonings! It’s tasty and naturally sweetened. No wonder my family love these make-at-home snacks for movie night.
2. Natural Cinnamon Apple Fruit Leather
This is by far the tastiest (not to mention healthiest) fruit leather I have ever tasted! Who wouldn’t enjoy making this delicious fruit leather from all-natural ingredients? All you need is an oven or dehydrator, apple, cinnamon, and fresh lemon.
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3. Crispy Orange Chips
If you’re a huge fan of healthy snacks with a chip-like crunch but is ever so distinct from any other snack, then you’re going to love these awesome dehydrated orange chips made from scratch.
4. Cauliflower Popcorn
Have you ever been more impressed with cauliflower? I am certainly entertained by the idea that you can use cauliflower to make delicious popcorn. I had no idea! Give this cauliflower popcorn recipe a try this weekend. This will surely become one of the most addicting recipes you’ll ever make.
5. Dehydrated Tomatoes
Sun dried or dehydrated tomatoes are one of those recipes that have been around for ages. Sun dried tomatoes are delicious in salads, in pasta, and make a great camping on-the-go snack. Enough reasons to whip up this creative and yummy homemade dehydrated tomato recipe.
6. Homemade Zucchini Salt & Pepper Chips
These dehydrated zucchinis are a healthy paleo-friendly and gluten-free snack loaded with flavor and a nice crunch. Simply season them with salt, pepper, and a drizzle of apple cider and you got yourself a savory, a little spicy, and a lot of healthy to munch on!
7. Dehydrated Salmon Jerky
Dehydrated salmon is a typical fish jerky but chock-full of endless health benefits. This snack recipe is perfect to keep on hand if you’re going to camp, hike, or have a simple friendly get-together.
8. Dehydrated Pears
Get your chew on with these delicious dehydrated pears. These pears are completely dried using a dehydrator but still feature a subtle and aromatic sweetness. This is such a kid-friendly snack recipe which is also perfect for teething babies.
9. Cheesy Kale Chips
Kale is rich in antioxidants and also a good source of vitamin C and minerals. It also helps in the prevention of various inflammatory conditions. Learn how to add a little flair to your kale diet. Don’t miss this tasty and cheesy kale recipe using your dehydrator.
10. Dried Mangoes
Do you love mangoes? Try this recipe and you won’t regret giving it a go. Mangoes are probably one of the most popular dehydrated fruits you can find and are often sold in bulk at your local supermarket. However, making it at home is way better for you–no added sugar and nasty chemicals!
11. No-Bake Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Almond Cookies
This quick and no bake peanut butter almond cookie recipe will have you making homemade cookies in no time. The best part? You can use your dehydrator! Hop on over to The Green Forks to learn how to make their superb no bake cookie recipe!
12. Dehydrated Lemon Pepper Chips
Check out how to make these super yummy dehydrated lemon pepper chips the whole family will surely love. Not interested in lemon pepper? You can add just about any spice to this recipe and create your own savory chips! Just follow the recipe and add your own creative spin on it!
13. Cinnamon Apple Chips
Fall is the season for apple picking so I assume you got tons of apples left at home. What a better time to feature a dehydrated apple recipe, right? Try this baked cinnamon apple chips you can make in the blink of an eye. You can use either an oven or dehydrator with good results!
14. Dehydrated Rolled Oats
If you want to have a break from your oat porridge but don’t want to omit oatmeal from your diet then why not try this genius dehydrator recipe? It’s easy, tasty, and such a unique way to chow down oats any time at home.
15. Organic Sweet Potato Chips
Most store-bought sweet potato chips are super high in unhealthy oils and fats. Did you know you can make your own rockin’ sweet potato chips right in your own kitchen with this easy-to-follow dehydrator recipe? Check out how it’s done!
Watch this awesome video from Rawvana English and learn more healthy and delicious dehydrator recipes:
Owning a dehydrator at home has never been this great and exciting because of these amazing dehydrated fruits and vegetable recipes. If you haven’t purchased a dehydrator yet, these recipes will have you invest in a good one. You can make any of these healthy treats so easily, plus you’ll give your kids enough reason to enjoy wholesome foods than eating nasty junk food!
Which of these recipes are you planning to try with your dehydrator? Share your experience with me in the comments section below. You might also love these 14 Fruit Roll-Ups Recipes Your Kids Will Really Love!
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