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Part 3 of 3: How to Use Your Air Fryer | Recipes and Meal Ideas

Welcome back, air fryer aficionados! In the previous two blog posts, we covered everything you need to know about using and maintaining your air fryer. Now, it's time to put that baby to work and whip up some delicious meals!

But first, let's talk about some eco-friendly kitchen products from Two Pillars that will make your meal prep even more sustainable.

1: Duo Cover®

 This microwave gadget is a game-changer! Its MoistureLock™ technology increases moisture in your food, delivering leftovers that taste better than the first time. It's also easy to stow away with microwave-safe magnets and saves your fingers from those 'ouchie' moments when plates get hot!

2: ZipBag®

 Reusable silicone storage bags are perfect for keeping your favorite snacks crisp, storing fresh produce or leftovers, bringing food on the go or cooking sous vide! Say goodbye to single-use plastic bags and hello to sustainability.

3: Swedish Dishcloth

 The perfect, all-natural substitute for paper towels and cleaning cloths. With just one Swedish Dishcloth, you can replace 17 rolls of paper towels; plus they're compostable. Rinse, dry and repeat!

4: UniLid®

 This universal lid fits all shapes and sizes with food tracking. It's the perfect, eco-friendly replacement for plastic wrap.


Now that we have our eco-friendly tools at the ready, let's dive into some air fryer recipes!

1: Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Toss chicken wings in a mixture of flour, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Place the wings in the air fryer basket and cook for 25-30 minutes, flipping halfway through. For a crispy finish, brush with your favorite sauce and cook for an additional 5 minutes.

2: Air Fryer Falafel

Blend chickpeas, onion, garlic, cilantro, parsley, cumin, and salt in a food processor until smooth. Form the mixture into small balls and place them in the air fryer basket. Cook for 10-12 minutes, flipping halfway through. Serve with pita bread and tahini sauce.

3: Air Fryer Brussels Sprouts

Toss Brussels sprouts in olive oil, salt, and pepper. Place them in the air fryer basket and cook for 15-20 minutes, shaking the basket every 5 minutes. For an extra kick, add red pepper flakes or balsamic glaze.

4: Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

Cut sweet potatoes into thin strips and toss in cornstarch, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Place them in the air fryer basket and cook for 15-20 minutes, shaking the basket every 5 minutes. Serve with a side of ketchup or aioli.

These recipes are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to air fryer cooking. Experiment with different seasonings, ingredients, and cooking times to find your perfect meal. And don't forget to utilize your eco-friendly kitchen tools from Two Pillars to make your meal prep even more sustainable!

Until next time, happy air frying!

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