When you've got dehydrator recipes handy, your dehydrator won't be left to collect dust. Explore this list and discover healthy and tasty snacks that can change the way you cook. Ready?
Dehydrator Recipes That Will Turn You Into A Pro Snacker
1. Homemade Banana Chips
Banana chips are some of the most common things we can make with a dehydrator. No special seasonings because the banana slices are already tasty and naturally sweetened.
If you're looking to go the extra mile, you can opt to sprinkle some salt or cinnamon on your banana slices. It'll add extra flavor to your dried fruit and give it some flair.
2. Natural Cinnamon Apple Fruit Leather
This could be the tastiest and not to mention the healthiest fruit leather made in your kitchen. Who wouldn’t enjoy making this delicious fruit leather from all-natural ingredients? All you'll need for the recipe are a few peeled and cubed apple slices, a cup of water, some cinnamon, and half a fresh lemon.
Don't forget to let the fruit leather rest overnight after drying. It'll make the cutting and rolling easier in the morning. A truly cute addition to the list of dehydrator recipes.
3. Crispy Orange Chips
Are you a fan of citrus flavors in your healthy snacks? The flavor of these chips makes it so distinct from any other snack. Let this recipe give you a new perspective on the fruits and vegetables you can cook on dehydrator trays.
4. Cauliflower Popcorn
Love cauliflower and constantly finding ways to include it in your meals? Why not try making cauliflower popcorn during your next Netflix session? It's crunchy, flavorful, and the seasoning possibilities are endless.
Make the most out of your dehydrator machine with dehydrator recipes like this. And soon, you'll find the best flavor for you.
5. Dehydrated Tomatoes
Dehydrated tomatoes have been around for ages. They are delicious when added to salads and pasta. Plus, they make great on-the-go camping snacks.
6. Homemade Zucchini Salt & Pepper Chips
These dehydrated zucchinis are healthy paleo-friendly and gluten-free. They're loaded with flavor and have a nice crunch when cooked right.
All you need to do is season them with salt, pepper, and a drizzle of apple cider. But remember to slice the zucchini very thinly before dehydrating. The thinner the slices, the faster they'll cook.
7. Dehydrated Salmon Jerky
Salmon is one of the common choices for fish jerky. It's important to be careful with the seasoning when drying meat. Flavors tend to be enhanced as the jerky dries, so be sure to have a steady hand when adding the seasoning in.
This is actually a personal favorite in this list of dehydrator recipes.
8. Dehydrated Pears
Get your chew on with these delicious dehydrated pears. Drying pears don't lose their subtle and aromatic sweetness. Not to mention, they're perfect for teething babies. It gives little ones a hint of flavor, while letting them nibble on something for a long time.
9. Cheesy Kale Chips
Kale is rich in antioxidants and is a great source of vitamin C and minerals. It also helps in the prevention of various inflammatory conditions. Add a little flair to your diet of kale salads.
For dehydrator recipes like this, try adding cashew-made cheese to upgrade your snacks.
10. Dried Mangoes
Mangoes are some of the most popular dehydrated fruits. Sourcing them isn't a problem because they're often sold by the bulk at local supermarkets. This recipe is for you if you've got a sweet tooth for dried mangoes, but hate the extra sugar that it usually comes with.
11. Apricot Coconut Oatmeal Cookies
Cookies in a list of dehydrator recipes? Of course! These no-bake apricot coconut oatmeal cookies are exactly what you're looking for! Make them fast by cutting them into bite-sized pieces. Odds are they'll be ready to eat after 12-15 minutes in the dehydrator.
12. Dehydrated Lemon Pepper Chips
Want another round of citrus chips to enjoy with the family? How about some dehydrated lemon pepper chips? But remember to consume everything within 1 to 2 days. Since they're made from all natural ingredients, they tend to spoil faster.
13. Apple Chips
Apple chips are the perfect chips for the Fall season! Complete the experience by going apple picking and choosing the best ones to use in your recipe.
Step 1 is slicing the apples thinly. Step 2, coat them with some cinnamon and sugar. And lastly, step 3, place them in your dehydrator.
14. Dehydrated Rolled Oats
Take a break from your usual oat porridge. But still keep it healthy with these genius dehydrated rolled oats.
It's best to soak your oats before drying them in your dehydrator machine. Place your oats in a bowl with filtered water and stir to combine. The key isn't to submerge your oats, but rather to keep them damp enough. Add a tablespoon of yogurt for every cup of oats used, and continue to stir. Cover the bowl and allow the oats to soak for 24 hours.
15. Organic Sweet Potato Chips
Most store-bought sweet potato chips have incredibly high amounts of unhealthy oils and fats. Did you know you can make your own rockin’ sweet potato chips right at home with this easy-to-follow dehydrator recipe?
A mandolin is a great tool for homemade chips. It'll allow you to slice fruits and vegetables ever so thinly to ensure you get the perfect chip. It'll also help make sure you get uniform cuts in your chips so they can all finish cooking at the same time.
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All these dehydrator recipes make owning a dehydrator awesome! Invest in a good dehydrator to be a step closer to making any of these healthy treats. Your body will definitely thank you for the extra doses of vitamins and minerals.
Which of these dehydrator recipes are you planning to try? Share your answers in the comments section below.
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on January 26, 2017, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.